Mahawan, Municipality of Kananga, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityKananga
Postal code6531
Population (2015)929
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1987, 124.5828

Mahawan is a barangay in the municipality of Kananga, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 929. This represented 1.64% of the total population of Kananga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mahawan is 5 to 9, with 138 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 65 to 69, and 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 496
5 to 9138
10 to 14118
15 to 19103
20 to 2479
25 to 2974
30 to 3465
35 to 3953
40 to 4435
45 to 4944
50 to 5429
55 to 5922
60 to 6427
65 to 698
70 to 7411
75 to 798
80 and over
Total929

Historical population

The population of Mahawan grew from 524 in 1990 to 929 in 2015, an increase of 405 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 7.13%, or an increase of 282 people, from the previous population of 647 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
524
5972.47%
545-1.93%
5780.81%
6474.19%
9297.13%

Location

Mahawan is situated at approximately 11.1987, 124.5828, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 87.2 meters or 286.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahawan 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.