Biswangan, Municipality of Lakewood, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityLakewood
Postal code7014
Population (2015)1,713
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8603, 123.1953

Biswangan is a barangay in the municipality of Lakewood, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,713. This represented 8.41% of the total population of Lakewood.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Biswangan is 5 to 9, with 211 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4205
5 to 9211
10 to 14204
15 to 19208
20 to 24145
25 to 29114
30 to 3495
35 to 3986
40 to 4493
45 to 4996
50 to 5479
55 to 5942
60 to 6433
65 to 6925
70 to 7418
75 to 7916
80 and over6
Total1,713

Historical population

The population of Biswangan grew from 667 in 1990 to 1,713 in 2015, an increase of 1,046 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.59%, or an increase of 215 people, from the previous population of 1,498 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
667
8524.69%
1,0614.82%
1,0870.33%
1,49812.38%
1,7132.59%

Location

Biswangan is situated at approximately 7.8603, 123.1953, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 329.1 meters or 1,079.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Biswangan 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.