Gasweling, Municipality of Kapangan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityKapangan
Postal code2613
Population (2020)1,005
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.5529, 120.5701 (16° 33' North, 120° 34' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,324.7 meters (4,346.1 feet)

Gasweling is a barangay in the municipality of Kapangan, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,005. This represented 5.21% of the total population of Kapangan.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Gasweling in the 2015 Census was 908 broken down into 151 households or an average of 6.01 members per household.

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Number of households in Gasweling (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
7131305.48
7381405.27
9281546.03
7841495.26
1,1292045.53
9081516.01

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gasweling is 5 to 9, with 115 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 9 individuals.

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Population of Gasweling by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1161.76%
1 to 4829.03%
5 to 911512.67%
10 to 1410111.12%
15 to 199410.35%
20 to 249510.46%
25 to 29687.49%
30 to 34677.38%
35 to 39515.62%
40 to 44444.85%
45 to 49283.08%
50 to 54333.63%
55 to 59293.19%
60 to 64262.86%
65 to 69252.75%
70 to 74121.32%
75 to 7990.99%
80 and over131.43%
Total908100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 58.69
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 11.03
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 69.72
  • Median Age: 22.42

Historical population

The population of Gasweling grew from 713 in 1990 to 1,005 in 2020, an increase of 292 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 2.16%, or an increase of 97 people, from the previous population of 908 in 2015.

Population of Gasweling (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
713
7380.65%
9285.03%
784-2.30%
1,12914.20%
908-4.06%
1,0052.16%

Location

Gasweling is situated at approximately 16.5529, 120.5701, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,324.7 meters or 4,346.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gasweling shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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