Cawayan, Municipality of Tomas Oppus, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityTomas Oppus
Postal code6605
Population (2015)789
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.3075, 124.9340

Cawayan is a barangay in the municipality of Tomas Oppus, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 789. This represented 4.75% of the total population of Tomas Oppus.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cawayan is 5 to 9, with 111 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17
1 to 481
5 to 9111
10 to 1496
15 to 1992
20 to 2455
25 to 2942
30 to 3447
35 to 3943
40 to 4431
45 to 4940
50 to 5444
55 to 5928
60 to 6428
65 to 6925
70 to 744
75 to 796
80 and over9
Total789

Historical population

The population of Cawayan grew from 552 in 1990 to 789 in 2015, an increase of 237 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.39%, or an increase of 16 people, from the previous population of 773 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
552
5750.77%
6803.66%
7481.32%
7731.20%
7890.39%

Location

Cawayan is situated at approximately 10.3075, 124.9340, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 157.6 meters or 517.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cawayan 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.