Sawa, Municipality of Sominot, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalitySominot
Postal code7022
Population (2015)414
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.9964, 123.3784

Sawa is a barangay in the municipality of Sominot, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 414. This represented 2.23% of the total population of Sominot.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age groups with the highest population in Sawa are in the ranges 5 to 9, and 15 to 19, with 54 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 443
5 to 954
10 to 1443
15 to 1954
20 to 2438
25 to 2931
30 to 3424
35 to 3918
40 to 4420
45 to 4917
50 to 5419
55 to 5912
60 to 6411
65 to 698
70 to 744
75 to 795
80 and over1
Total414

Historical population

The population of Sawa grew from 114 in 1990 to 414 in 2015, an increase of 300 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.47%, or an increase of 68 people, from the previous population of 346 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
114
23414.42%
2995.40%
3200.94%
3462.88%
4143.47%

Location

Sawa is situated at approximately 7.9964, 123.3784, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 409.6 meters or 1,343.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sawa 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.