Switch Yakal, Municipality of Lantawan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityLantawan
Postal code7301
Population (2015)1,056
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5985, 121.9138

Switch Yakal is a barangay in the municipality of Lantawan, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,056. This represented 4.29% of the total population of Lantawan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Switch Yakal is 10 to 14, with 124 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 127
1 to 475
5 to 9122
10 to 14124
15 to 19116
20 to 2493
25 to 2989
30 to 3466
35 to 3967
40 to 4456
45 to 4969
50 to 5439
55 to 5940
60 to 6432
65 to 6924
70 to 7410
75 to 794
80 and over3
Total1,056

Historical population

The population of Switch Yakal grew from 963 in 1990 to 1,056 in 2015, an increase of 93 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.16%, or an increase of 112 people, from the previous population of 944 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
963
947-0.31%
1,0802.86%
1,3823.46%
944-12.95%
1,0562.16%

Location

Switch Yakal is situated at approximately 6.5985, 121.9138, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 201.4 meters or 660.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Switch Yakal 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.