Canlapwas, City of Catbalogan, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
CityCatbalogan
Postal code6700
Population (2015)12,321
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.7964, 124.9079

Canlapwas, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Catbalogan, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,321. This represented 11.86% of the total population of Catbalogan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Canlapwas is 15 to 19, with 1,464 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 68 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1282
1 to 41,163
5 to 91,397
10 to 141,430
15 to 191,464
20 to 241,188
25 to 29908
30 to 34790
35 to 39738
40 to 44660
45 to 49593
50 to 54506
55 to 59399
60 to 64270
65 to 69209
70 to 74153
75 to 79103
80 and over68
Total12,321

Historical population

The population of Canlapwas grew from 7,427 in 1990 to 12,321 in 2015, an increase of 4,894 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.89%, or an increase of 1,713 people, from the previous population of 10,608 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,427
7,6090.45%
9,1083.93%
11,0182.66%
10,608-1.37%
12,3212.89%

Location

Canlapwas is situated at approximately 11.7964, 124.9079, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 227.3 meters or 745.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Canlapwas 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.