Gawil, Municipality of Kumalarang, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityKumalarang
Postal code7013
Population (2015)1,676
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7423, 123.1306

Gawil is a barangay in the municipality of Kumalarang, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,676. This represented 5.89% of the total population of Kumalarang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gawil is 10 to 14, with 203 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 4143
5 to 9186
10 to 14203
15 to 19176
20 to 24180
25 to 29157
30 to 3478
35 to 39108
40 to 4479
45 to 4999
50 to 5475
55 to 5952
60 to 6435
65 to 6934
70 to 7421
75 to 7912
80 and over14
Total1,676

Historical population

The population of Gawil grew from 1,108 in 1990 to 1,676 in 2015, an increase of 568 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.75%, or an increase of 146 people, from the previous population of 1,530 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,108
1,3203.33%
1,4301.73%
1,5511.13%
1,530-0.49%
1,6761.75%

Location

Gawil is situated at approximately 7.7423, 123.1306, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.5 meters or 21.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gawil 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.