Kawitan, Municipality of Pangutaran, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPangutaran
Postal code7414
Population (2015)2,031
Philippine major island(s)Pangutaran
Coordinates6.2606, 120.5070

Kawitan is a barangay in the municipality of Pangutaran, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,031. This represented 6.63% of the total population of Pangutaran.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Kawitan is 5 to 9, with 351 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 165
1 to 4310
5 to 9351
10 to 14295
15 to 19203
20 to 24177
25 to 29129
30 to 3497
35 to 39123
40 to 44101
45 to 4980
50 to 5434
55 to 5923
60 to 6420
65 to 6916
70 to 745
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total2,031

Historical population

The population of Kawitan grew from 541 in 1990 to 2,031 in 2015, an increase of 1,490 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.31%, or an increase of 483 people, from the previous population of 1,548 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
541
6974.86%
1,0799.82%
1,6596.11%
1,548-2.49%
2,0315.31%

Location

Kawitan is situated at approximately 6.2606, 120.5070, in the island of Pangutaran. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.3 meters or 30.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Kawitan 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.