Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Zamboanga Sibugay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
CapitalIpil
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities16
Barangays389
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)3,607.75 km2
(1,392.96 sq. mi)
Population (2015)633,129
Density (2015)175 per km2
(455 per sq. mi)
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Zamboanga Sibugay is a province in the Philippines situated in the Zamboanga Peninsula region occupying the western section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Ipil.

The province has a land area of 3,607.75 square kilometers or 1,392.96 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 633,129 representing 17.44% of the total population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region, 2.62% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.63% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 175 inhabitants per square kilometer or 455 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Zamboanga Sibugay is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Dumanquilias Bay, Moro Gulf, Sibuguey Bay, and Zamboanga City.

Local government units

Zamboanga Sibugay has 16 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 389.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Aliciamun36,013
(5.69%)
34,8950.60%183.08 km2
(70.69 sq mi)
197 per km2
(509 per sq mi)
27
Buugmun36,634
(5.79%)
35,9690.35%134.06 km2
(51.76 sq mi)
273 per km2
(708 per sq mi)
27
Diplahanmun32,428
(5.12%)
31,2150.73%255.51 km2
(98.65 sq mi)
127 per km2
(329 per sq mi)
22
Imeldamun28,018
(4.43%)
27,9030.08%85.12 km2
(32.87 sq mi)
329 per km2
(852 per sq mi)
18
Ipilmun, capital74,656
(11.79%)
64,9392.69%241.60 km2
(93.28 sq mi)
309 per km2
(800 per sq mi)
28
Kabasalanmun44,336
(7.00%)
41,4211.30%289.20 km2
(111.66 sq mi)
153 per km2
(397 per sq mi)
29
Mabuhaymun36,870
(5.82%)
33,0932.08%82.85 km2
(31.99 sq mi)
445 per km2
(1,153 per sq mi)
18
Malangasmun33,380
(5.27%)
31,2431.27%235.53 km2
(90.94 sq mi)
142 per km2
(367 per sq mi)
25
Nagamun38,547
(6.09%)
37,8140.37%246.30 km2
(95.10 sq mi)
157 per km2
(405 per sq mi)
23
Olutangamun33,671
(5.32%)
28,7173.08%113.30 km2
(43.75 sq mi)
297 per km2
(770 per sq mi)
19
Payaomun31,686
(5.00%)
29,7551.20%245.66 km2
(94.85 sq mi)
129 per km2
(334 per sq mi)
29
Roseller Limmun43,646
(6.89%)
37,2163.08%300.00 km2
(115.83 sq mi)
145 per km2
(377 per sq mi)
26
Siaymun41,572
(6.57%)
38,2291.61%313.66 km2
(121.10 sq mi)
133 per km2
(343 per sq mi)
29
Talusanmun29,969
(4.73%)
25,2683.30%58.16 km2
(22.46 sq mi)
515 per km2
(1,334 per sq mi)
14
Titaymun49,673
(7.85%)
46,4561.28%350.44 km2
(135.31 sq mi)
142 per km2
(367 per sq mi)
30
Tungawanmun42,030
(6.64%)
40,5520.68%473.28 km2
(182.73 sq mi)
89 per km2
(230 per sq mi)
25
Zamboanga Sibugay Total633,129584,6851.53%3,607.75 km2
(1,392.96 sq mi)
175 per km2
(455 per sq mi)
389
Historical population

The population of Zamboanga Sibugay grew from 110,085 in 1960 to 633,129 in 2015, an increase of 523,044 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.53%, or an increase of 48,444 people, from the previous population of 584,685 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2
1918 Dec 319,843
1939 Jan 115,8822.42%
1948 Oct 119,0371.88%
1960 Feb 15110,08516.68%
1970 May 6236,0057.75%
1975 May 1252,9161.40%
1980 May 1278,7621.96%
1990 May 1407,0383.86%
1995 Sep 1450,3401.91%
2000 May 1497,2392.15%
2007 Aug 1546,1861.30%
2010 May 1584,6852.51%
2015 Aug 1633,1291.53%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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