Awang West, City of Calbayog, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
CityCalbayog
Postal code6710
Population (2015)2,603
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.0678, 124.5970

Awang West, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Calbayog, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,603. This represented 1.42% of the total population of Calbayog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Awang West is 15 to 19, with 345 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 27 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4207
5 to 9266
10 to 14298
15 to 19345
20 to 24233
25 to 29185
30 to 34165
35 to 39158
40 to 44161
45 to 49123
50 to 54124
55 to 5998
60 to 6471
65 to 6949
70 to 7427
75 to 7929
80 and over27
Total2,603

Historical population

The population of Awang West grew from 1,724 in 1990 to 2,603 in 2015, an increase of 879 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 111 people, from the previous population of 2,492 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,724
2,0002.82%
2,1011.06%
2,086-0.10%
2,4926.69%
2,6030.83%

Location

Awang West is situated at approximately 12.0678, 124.5970, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.5 meters or 18.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Awang West 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.