Kawas, Municipality of Alabel, Province of Sarangani

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSarangani
MunicipalityAlabel
Postal code9501
Population (2015)6,337
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.0597, 125.2880

Kawas is a barangay in the municipality of Alabel, in the province of Sarangani. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,337. This represented 7.89% of the total population of Alabel.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Kawas is 10 to 14, with 750 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 31 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1116
1 to 4582
5 to 9714
10 to 14750
15 to 19657
20 to 24636
25 to 29549
30 to 34476
35 to 39390
40 to 44362
45 to 49342
50 to 54252
55 to 59148
60 to 64136
65 to 6990
70 to 7463
75 to 7943
80 and over31
Total6,337

Historical population

The population of Kawas grew from 3,167 in 1990 to 6,337 in 2015, an increase of 3,170 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.77%, or an increase of 558 people, from the previous population of 5,779 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,167
3,4981.88%
4,8157.09%
5,1670.98%
5,7794.16%
6,3371.77%

Location

Kawas is situated at approximately 6.0597, 125.2880, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 27.9 meters or 91.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Kawas 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.