Rawis, Municipality of Arteche, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityArteche
Postal code6822
Population (2015)1,391
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2494, 125.3806

Rawis, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Arteche, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,391. This represented 8.68% of the total population of Arteche.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Rawis is 10 to 14, with 176 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 16 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130
1 to 4133
5 to 9158
10 to 14176
15 to 19131
20 to 24100
25 to 29106
30 to 3495
35 to 3975
40 to 4469
45 to 4976
50 to 5456
55 to 5945
60 to 6447
65 to 6936
70 to 7418
75 to 7924
80 and over16
Total1,391

Historical population

The population of Rawis grew from 868 in 1990 to 1,391 in 2015, an increase of 523 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.01%, or an increase of 1 people, from the previous population of 1,390 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
868
1,1475.36%
1,1580.20%
1,2981.59%
1,3902.52%
1,3910.01%

Location

Rawis is situated at approximately 12.2494, 125.3806, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 46.5 meters or 152.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Rawis shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.