Gapasan, Municipality of Ramon Magsaysay, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityRamon Magsaysay
Postal code7024
Population (2015)1,168
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.9991, 123.4438

Gapasan is a barangay in the municipality of Ramon Magsaysay, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,168. This represented 4.39% of the total population of Ramon Magsaysay.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gapasan is 5 to 9, with 138 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 4103
5 to 9138
10 to 14134
15 to 19104
20 to 2486
25 to 2988
30 to 3463
35 to 3994
40 to 4466
45 to 4969
50 to 5444
55 to 5932
60 to 6452
65 to 6934
70 to 7415
75 to 7912
80 and over16
Total1,168

Historical population

The population of Gapasan grew from 992 in 1990 to 1,168 in 2015, an increase of 176 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.61%, or a decrease of 38 people, from the previous population of 1,206 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
992
9950.06%
1,1012.19%
1,1881.05%
1,2060.55%
1,168-0.61%

Location

Gapasan is situated at approximately 7.9991, 123.4438, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 283.6 meters or 930.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gapasan 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.