Gasa, 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)545
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.9117, 123.1809

Gasa is a barangay in the municipality of Lakewood, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 545. This represented 2.67% of the total population of Lakewood.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gasa is 5 to 9, with 81 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 474
5 to 981
10 to 1456
15 to 1953
20 to 2440
25 to 2947
30 to 3437
35 to 3927
40 to 4421
45 to 4921
50 to 5413
55 to 5919
60 to 647
65 to 6915
70 to 748
75 to 795
80 and over3
Total545

Historical population

The population of Gasa grew from 439 in 1990 to 545 in 2015, an increase of 106 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.01%, or a decrease of 95 people, from the previous population of 640 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
439
6076.26%
591-0.57%
6130.51%
6401.58%
545-3.01%

Location

Gasa is situated at approximately 7.9117, 123.1809, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 524.8 meters or 1,721.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gasa 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.