Sawang, Municipality of Batuan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBatuan
Postal code5415
Population (2015)743
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.3763, 123.7705

Sawang is a barangay in the municipality of Batuan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 743. This represented 4.93% of the total population of Batuan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sawang is 10 to 14, with 108 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 478
5 to 9100
10 to 14108
15 to 1993
20 to 2477
25 to 2937
30 to 3430
35 to 3950
40 to 4440
45 to 4919
50 to 5424
55 to 5921
60 to 6413
65 to 6911
70 to 7410
75 to 797
80 and over1
Total743

Historical population

The population of Sawang grew from 633 in 1990 to 743 in 2015, an increase of 110 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.28%, or an increase of 116 people, from the previous population of 627 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
633
515-3.79%
514-0.04%
5160.05%
6277.35%
7433.28%

Location

Sawang is situated at approximately 12.3763, 123.7705, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 102.9 meters or 337.6 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.