Tawagan, Municipality of Arteche, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityArteche
Postal code6822
Population (2015)658
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2054, 125.3190

Tawagan is a barangay in the municipality of Arteche, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 658. This represented 4.11% of the total population of Arteche.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tawagan is 5 to 9, with 94 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 116
1 to 471
5 to 994
10 to 1487
15 to 1970
20 to 2447
25 to 2956
30 to 3443
35 to 3927
40 to 4429
45 to 4931
50 to 5427
55 to 5918
60 to 6417
65 to 699
70 to 7410
75 to 793
80 and over3
Total658

Historical population

The population of Tawagan grew from 453 in 1990 to 658 in 2015, an increase of 205 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.09%, or an increase of 3 people, from the previous population of 655 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
453
5072.13%
5210.59%
6302.65%
6551.43%
6580.09%

Location

Tawagan is situated at approximately 12.2054, 125.3190, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 98.4 meters or 322.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tawagan 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.