Obay, Municipality of Polanco, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
MunicipalityPolanco
Postal code7106
Population (2015)4,261
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.5241, 123.3511

Obay is a barangay in the municipality of Polanco, in the province of Zamboanga del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,261. This represented 10.83% of the total population of Polanco.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Obay is 15 to 19, with 483 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 29 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 186
1 to 4291
5 to 9372
10 to 14405
15 to 19483
20 to 24414
25 to 29341
30 to 34261
35 to 39259
40 to 44255
45 to 49297
50 to 54251
55 to 59182
60 to 64155
65 to 6981
70 to 7456
75 to 7943
80 and over29
Total4,261

Historical population

The population of Obay grew from 791 in 1990 to 4,261 in 2015, an increase of 3,470 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.57%, or an increase of 125 people, from the previous population of 4,136 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
791
1,2238.51%
3,35924.19%
3,7911.68%
4,1363.22%
4,2610.57%

Location

Obay is situated at approximately 8.5241, 123.3511, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.7 meters or 58.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Obay 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.