Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Zamboanga Sibugay
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
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 / km2 (455 / sq mi)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 633,129. This represented 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 these figures, the population density is computed at 175 inhabitants per square kilometer or 455 inhabitants per square mile.

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

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Local government units

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

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Aliciamunicipality36,01334,8950.60%183.08 km2 (70.69 sq mi)197 / km2 (509 / sq mi)27
Buugmunicipality36,63435,9690.35%134.06 km2 (51.76 sq mi)273 / km2 (708 / sq mi)27
Diplahanmunicipality32,42831,2150.73%255.51 km2 (98.65 sq mi)127 / km2 (329 / sq mi)22
Imeldamunicipality28,01827,9030.08%85.12 km2 (32.87 sq mi)329 / km2 (852 / sq mi)18
Ipilmunicipality, capital74,65664,9392.69%241.60 km2 (93.28 sq mi)309 / km2 (800 / sq mi)28
Kabasalanmunicipality44,33641,4211.30%289.20 km2 (111.66 sq mi)153 / km2 (397 / sq mi)29
Mabuhaymunicipality36,87033,0932.08%82.85 km2 (31.99 sq mi)445 / km2 (1,153 / sq mi)18
Malangasmunicipality33,38031,2431.27%235.53 km2 (90.94 sq mi)142 / km2 (367 / sq mi)25
Nagamunicipality38,54737,8140.37%246.30 km2 (95.10 sq mi)157 / km2 (405 / sq mi)23
Olutangamunicipality33,67128,7173.08%113.30 km2 (43.75 sq mi)297 / km2 (770 / sq mi)19
Payaomunicipality31,68629,7551.20%245.66 km2 (94.85 sq mi)129 / km2 (334 / sq mi)29
Roseller Limmunicipality43,64637,2163.08%300.00 km2 (115.83 sq mi)145 / km2 (377 / sq mi)26
Siaymunicipality41,57238,2291.61%313.66 km2 (121.10 sq mi)133 / km2 (343 / sq mi)29
Talusanmunicipality29,96925,2683.30%58.16 km2 (22.46 sq mi)515 / km2 (1,334 / sq mi)14
Titaymunicipality49,67346,4561.28%350.44 km2 (135.31 sq mi)142 / km2 (367 / sq mi)30
Tungawanmunicipality42,03040,5520.68%473.28 km2 (182.73 sq mi)89 / km2 (230 / sq mi)25
Zamboanga Sibugay Total633,129584,6851.53%3,607.75 km2 (1,392.96 sq mi)175 / km2 (455 / 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.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,843
15,8822.42%
19,0371.88%
110,08516.68%
236,0057.75%
252,9161.40%
278,7621.96%
407,0383.86%
450,3401.91%
497,2392.15%
546,1861.30%
584,6852.51%
633,1291.53%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Zamboanga Sibugay as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Ipil-Liloy-Sindangan Road
  • Lanao-Pagadian-Zamboanga City Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Crossing Santa Clara-Sandayong Road
  • Diplahan Junction-Malangas Port Road
  • Imelda-Bayog-Kumalarang-Lapuyan-Margosatubig Road
  • Ipil-Magdaup Wharf Road
  • Junction Imelda-Alicia Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 633,129, ranked 44 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,392.96 square kilometers, ranked 37 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 175 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 45 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.53%, ranked 28 out of 81

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.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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