Gawisan, City of Maasin, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
CityMaasin
Postal code6600
Population (2015)547
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.2267, 124.8381

Gawisan is a barangay in the city of Maasin, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 547. This represented 0.64% of the total population of Maasin.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gawisan is 10 to 14, with 69 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110
1 to 437
5 to 953
10 to 1469
15 to 1957
20 to 2436
25 to 2923
30 to 3427
35 to 3933
40 to 4436
45 to 4944
50 to 5423
55 to 5917
60 to 6424
65 to 6918
70 to 7422
75 to 7912
80 and over6
Total547

Historical population

The population of Gawisan fell from 559 in 1990 to 547 in 2015, a decrease of 12 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.07%, or a decrease of 2 people, from the previous population of 549 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
559
495-2.25%
5893.80%
586-0.07%
549-2.35%
547-0.07%

Location

Gawisan is situated at approximately 10.2267, 124.8381, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 335.7 meters or 1,101.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gawisan 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.