Lawgawan, Municipality of Bontoc, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityBontoc
Postal code6604
Population (2015)182
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4119, 124.9325

Lawgawan is a barangay in the municipality of Bontoc, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 182. This represented 0.63% of the total population of Bontoc.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lawgawan is 5 to 9, with 24 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15
1 to 418
5 to 924
10 to 1416
15 to 1922
20 to 2412
25 to 2921
30 to 344
35 to 3917
40 to 447
45 to 4910
50 to 543
55 to 595
60 to 6411
65 to 692
70 to 743
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total182

Historical population

The population of Lawgawan fell from 199 in 1990 to 182 in 2015, a decrease of 17 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.51%, or a decrease of 5 people, from the previous population of 187 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
199
2090.92%
198-1.15%
174-1.77%
1872.66%
182-0.51%

Location

Lawgawan is situated at approximately 10.4119, 124.9325, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 378.3 meters or 1,241.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lawgawan 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.