Wakat, 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)380
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0091, 123.4650

Wakat 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 380. This represented 1.43% 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 Wakat is 5 to 9, with 47 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 443
5 to 947
10 to 1432
15 to 1929
20 to 2425
25 to 2929
30 to 3421
35 to 3923
40 to 4427
45 to 4920
50 to 5421
55 to 5916
60 to 6413
65 to 6914
70 to 748
75 to 792
80 and over4
Total380

Historical population

The population of Wakat grew from 320 in 1990 to 380 in 2015, an increase of 60 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.61%, or an increase of 12 people, from the previous population of 368 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
320
311-0.53%
3190.55%
3420.96%
3682.70%
3800.61%

Location

Wakat is situated at approximately 8.0091, 123.4650, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 156.2 meters or 512.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Wakat 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.