Bawisan, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)2,821
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9384, 120.8848

Bawisan is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,821. This represented 4.54% of the total population of Parang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bawisan is 5 to 9, with 562 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 133
1 to 4210
5 to 9562
10 to 14469
15 to 19288
20 to 24175
25 to 29180
30 to 34208
35 to 39251
40 to 44137
45 to 49113
50 to 5470
55 to 5963
60 to 6439
65 to 6919
70 to 742
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total2,821

Historical population

The population of Bawisan grew from 2,182 in 1990 to 2,821 in 2015, an increase of 639 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.61%, or an increase of 89 people, from the previous population of 2,732 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,182
2,8304.99%
2,9831.14%
2,196-4.14%
2,7328.27%
2,8210.61%

Location

Bawisan is situated at approximately 5.9384, 120.8848, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 35.1 meters or 115.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bawisan 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.