Sawang, Municipality of Uson, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityUson
Postal code5402
Population (2015)1,569
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.2231, 123.7497

Sawang is a barangay in the municipality of Uson, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,569. This represented 2.79% of the total population of Uson.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sawang is 5 to 9, with 211 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 15 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4150
5 to 9211
10 to 14201
15 to 19191
20 to 24122
25 to 2998
30 to 34101
35 to 3985
40 to 4469
45 to 4969
50 to 5454
55 to 5965
60 to 6447
65 to 6923
70 to 7421
75 to 7915
80 and over16
Total1,569

Historical population

The population of Sawang grew from 1,001 in 1990 to 1,569 in 2015, an increase of 568 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.24%, or an increase of 172 people, from the previous population of 1,397 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,001
988-0.24%
1,1132.59%
1,3482.68%
1,3971.31%
1,5692.24%

Location

Sawang is situated at approximately 12.2231, 123.7497, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 63.7 meters or 209.0 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.