Sinakan, Municipality of Sabtang, Province of Batanes

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceBatanes
MunicipalitySabtang
Postal code3904
Population (2015)509
Philippine major island(s)Sabtang
Coordinates20.3303, 121.8656

Sinakan, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Sabtang, in the province of Batanes. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 509. This represented 31.40% of the total population of Sabtang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sinakan is 5 to 9, with 51 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 432
5 to 951
10 to 1450
15 to 1936
20 to 2440
25 to 2941
30 to 3432
35 to 3926
40 to 4434
45 to 4932
50 to 5427
55 to 5923
60 to 6423
65 to 6918
70 to 7416
75 to 795
80 and over11
Total509

Historical population

The population of Sinakan fell from 548 in 1990 to 509 in 2015, a decrease of 39 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.53%, or a decrease of 43 people, from the previous population of 552 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
548
447-3.74%
5263.55%
490-0.97%
5524.43%
509-1.53%

Location

Sinakan is situated at approximately 20.3303, 121.8656, in the island of Sabtang. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 101.4 meters or 332.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sinakan 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.