Pugwan, Municipality of Mahayag, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityMahayag
Postal code7026
Population (2015)1,012
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1002, 123.4077

Pugwan is a barangay in the municipality of Mahayag, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,012. This represented 2.18% of the total population of Mahayag.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pugwan is 5 to 9, with 126 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 499
5 to 9126
10 to 14108
15 to 1986
20 to 2477
25 to 2972
30 to 3465
35 to 3964
40 to 4454
45 to 4947
50 to 5447
55 to 5949
60 to 6436
65 to 6919
70 to 7424
75 to 798
80 and over12
Total1,012

Historical population

The population of Pugwan grew from 948 in 1990 to 1,012 in 2015, an increase of 64 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.22%, or a decrease of 12 people, from the previous population of 1,024 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
948
9750.53%
945-0.67%
9610.23%
1,0242.34%
1,012-0.22%

Location

Pugwan is situated at approximately 8.1002, 123.4077, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.6 meters or 159.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pugwan 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.