Kawayan, Municipality of Kananga, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityKananga
Postal code6531
Population (2015)966
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1875, 124.5077

Kawayan is a barangay in the municipality of Kananga, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 966. This represented 1.71% of the total population of Kananga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Kawayan is 5 to 9, with 117 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 489
5 to 9117
10 to 14110
15 to 1986
20 to 2486
25 to 2966
30 to 3458
35 to 3950
40 to 4455
45 to 4943
50 to 5444
55 to 5928
60 to 6432
65 to 6924
70 to 7416
75 to 7922
80 and over9
Total966

Historical population

The population of Kawayan grew from 861 in 1990 to 966 in 2015, an increase of 105 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.40%, or an increase of 113 people, from the previous population of 853 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
861
9020.88%
714-4.89%
8081.72%
8531.99%
9662.40%

Location

Kawayan is situated at approximately 11.1875, 124.5077, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.3 meters or 125.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Kawayan 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.