Sawagan, Municipality of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
MunicipalityVeruela
Postal code8509
Population (2015)1,099
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0344, 125.8968

Sawagan is a barangay in the municipality of Veruela, in the province of Agusan del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,099. This represented 2.51% of the total population of Veruela.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sawagan is 5 to 9, with 139 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 126
1 to 4121
5 to 9139
10 to 14127
15 to 19108
20 to 24121
25 to 29108
30 to 3469
35 to 3952
40 to 4440
45 to 4948
50 to 5444
55 to 5927
60 to 6426
65 to 6919
70 to 7411
75 to 7910
80 and over3
Total1,099

Historical population

The population of Sawagan grew from 949 in 1990 to 1,099 in 2015, an increase of 150 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.88%, or a decrease of 115 people, from the previous population of 1,214 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
949
1,0792.43%
1,4696.84%
1,290-1.78%
1,214-2.19%
1,099-1.88%

Location

Sawagan is situated at approximately 8.0344, 125.8968, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 69.8 meters or 229.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sawagan 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.