Dawa, Municipality of Josefina, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityJosefina
Postal code7027
Population (2015)1,014
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.2101, 123.5385

Dawa, formerly Diwa, is a barangay in the municipality of Josefina, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,014. This represented 8.59% of the total population of Josefina.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Dawa is 20 to 24, with 113 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 490
5 to 987
10 to 1489
15 to 19106
20 to 24113
25 to 2995
30 to 3468
35 to 3966
40 to 4456
45 to 4956
50 to 5448
55 to 5936
60 to 6430
65 to 6923
70 to 7411
75 to 7913
80 and over5
Total1,014

Historical population

The population of Dawa grew from 727 in 1990 to 1,014 in 2015, an increase of 287 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.02%, or a decrease of 1 people, from the previous population of 1,015 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
727
8162.19%
8400.62%
1,0513.14%
1,015-1.26%
1,014-0.02%

Location

Dawa is situated at approximately 8.2101, 123.5385, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 563.0 meters or 1,847.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Dawa 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.