Upper Sinangkapan, Municipality of Akbar, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityAkbar
Population (2015)2,135
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6355, 122.1804

Upper Sinangkapan is a barangay in the municipality of Akbar, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,135. This represented 12.18% of the total population of Akbar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Upper Sinangkapan is 5 to 9, with 378 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4323
5 to 9378
10 to 14252
15 to 19146
20 to 24108
25 to 29162
30 to 34181
35 to 39177
40 to 44106
45 to 49101
50 to 5480
55 to 5934
60 to 6433
65 to 6914
70 to 748
75 to 79
80 and over3
Total2,135

Historical population

The population of Upper Sinangkapan grew from 202 in 1990 to 2,135 in 2015, an increase of 1,933 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.62%, or an increase of 451 people, from the previous population of 1,684 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
202
2262.13%
72428.36%
2,67019.72%
1,684-15.45%
2,1354.62%

Location

Upper Sinangkapan is situated at approximately 6.6355, 122.1804, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 103.0 meters or 337.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Upper Sinangkapan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.