New Salem, City of Bayugan, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
CityBayugan
Postal code8502
Population (2015)569
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.7773, 125.8312

New Salem is a barangay in the city of Bayugan, in the province of Agusan del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 569. This represented 0.55% of the total population of Bayugan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in New Salem is 5 to 9, with 81 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 111
1 to 452
5 to 981
10 to 1466
15 to 1942
20 to 2461
25 to 2949
30 to 3439
35 to 3927
40 to 4429
45 to 4926
50 to 5426
55 to 5913
60 to 6415
65 to 6915
70 to 745
75 to 795
80 and over7
Total569

Historical population

The population of New Salem fell from 828 in 1990 to 569 in 2015, a decrease of 259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.87%, or a decrease of 94 people, from the previous population of 663 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
828
690-3.36%
7541.92%
590-3.33%
6634.34%
569-2.87%

Location

New Salem is situated at approximately 8.7773, 125.8312, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 628.6 meters or 2,062.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

New Salem 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.