Galas, City of Dipolog, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
CityDipolog
Postal code7100
Population (2015)17,540
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.5535, 123.3411

Galas is a barangay in the city of Dipolog, in the province of Zamboanga del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,540. This represented 13.41% of the total population of Dipolog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Galas is 5 to 9, with 1,869 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 139 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1374
1 to 41,507
5 to 91,869
10 to 141,762
15 to 191,737
20 to 241,616
25 to 291,384
30 to 341,202
35 to 391,199
40 to 441,056
45 to 49910
50 to 54857
55 to 59693
60 to 64537
65 to 69331
70 to 74222
75 to 79139
80 and over145
Total17,540

Historical population

The population of Galas grew from 6,581 in 1990 to 17,540 in 2015, an increase of 10,959 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.40%, or an increase of 2,827 people, from the previous population of 14,713 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,581
8,0873.94%
9,7524.10%
11,6832.52%
14,7138.76%
17,5403.40%

Location

Galas is situated at approximately 8.5535, 123.3411, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.6 meters or 31.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Galas 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.