Switch, 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)1,283
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0431, 123.4850

Switch 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 1,283. This represented 4.82% 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 Switch is 5 to 9, with 149 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 4110
5 to 9149
10 to 14140
15 to 19131
20 to 24117
25 to 29118
30 to 3487
35 to 3995
40 to 4455
45 to 4961
50 to 5456
55 to 5939
60 to 6437
65 to 6930
70 to 7414
75 to 7911
80 and over9
Total1,283

Historical population

The population of Switch grew from 995 in 1990 to 1,283 in 2015, an increase of 288 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.24%, or a decrease of 16 people, from the previous population of 1,299 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
995
1,0881.69%
1,047-0.82%
1,1381.16%
1,2994.93%
1,283-0.24%

Location

Switch is situated at approximately 8.0431, 123.4850, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.9 meters or 52.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Switch 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.