Sawang, Municipality of Romblon, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
MunicipalityRomblon
Postal code5500
Population (2015)1,424
Philippine major island(s)Romblon
Coordinates12.5455, 122.2724

Sawang is a barangay in the municipality of Romblon, in the province of Romblon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,424. This represented 3.67% of the total population of Romblon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sawang is 5 to 9, with 171 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 16 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 141
1 to 4148
5 to 9171
10 to 14130
15 to 19163
20 to 24114
25 to 2998
30 to 3479
35 to 3980
40 to 4465
45 to 4971
50 to 5480
55 to 5959
60 to 6443
65 to 6928
70 to 7421
75 to 7917
80 and over16
Total1,424

Historical population

The population of Sawang grew from 900 in 1990 to 1,424 in 2015, an increase of 524 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.92%, or an increase of 67 people, from the previous population of 1,357 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
900
868-0.68%
9461.86%
1,0641.63%
1,3579.26%
1,4240.92%

Location

Sawang is situated at approximately 12.5455, 122.2724, in the island of Romblon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 55.5 meters or 182.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sawang 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.