Lawaan, Municipality of San Roque, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
MunicipalitySan Roque
Postal code6415
Population (2015)790
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.4335, 124.8772

Lawaan is a barangay in the municipality of San Roque, in the province of Northern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 790. This represented 2.58% of the total population of San Roque.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lawaan is 5 to 9, with 105 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 487
5 to 9105
10 to 1483
15 to 1991
20 to 2495
25 to 2980
30 to 3444
35 to 3935
40 to 4437
45 to 4921
50 to 5428
55 to 5919
60 to 6414
65 to 698
70 to 747
75 to 793
80 and over2
Total790

Historical population

The population of Lawaan grew from 406 in 1990 to 790 in 2015, an increase of 384 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.44%, or an increase of 192 people, from the previous population of 598 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
406
5305.12%
5661.42%
516-1.27%
5985.52%
7905.44%

Location

Lawaan is situated at approximately 12.4335, 124.8772, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.6 meters or 110.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

(Back to top)

Notes

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