Sawang, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)1,420
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.5576, 123.2849

Sawang is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,420. This represented 1.65% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sawang is 5 to 9, with 223 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 146
1 to 4163
5 to 9223
10 to 14199
15 to 19150
20 to 24120
25 to 29100
30 to 3470
35 to 3959
40 to 4466
45 to 4959
50 to 5437
55 to 5937
60 to 6439
65 to 6928
70 to 7410
75 to 797
80 and over7
Total1,420

Historical population

The population of Sawang grew from 959 in 1990 to 1,420 in 2015, an increase of 461 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.58%, or a decrease of 44 people, from the previous population of 1,464 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
959
1,1423.33%
1,2662.23%
1,244-0.24%
1,4646.11%
1,420-0.58%

Location

Sawang is situated at approximately 12.5576, 123.2849, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 108.3 meters or 355.3 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.