Josefina, Municipality of Dimataling, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityDimataling
Postal code7032
Population (2015)693
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.5658, 123.2560

Josefina is a barangay in the municipality of Dimataling, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 693. This represented 2.30% of the total population of Dimataling.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Josefina is 5 to 9, with 92 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 457
5 to 992
10 to 1483
15 to 1983
20 to 2475
25 to 2970
30 to 3450
35 to 3929
40 to 4430
45 to 4931
50 to 5426
55 to 5923
60 to 6410
65 to 6912
70 to 748
75 to 796
80 and over2
Total693

Historical population

The population of Josefina grew from 400 in 1990 to 693 in 2015, an increase of 293 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.11%, or an increase of 103 people, from the previous population of 590 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
400
4160.74%
5224.99%
5661.12%
5901.52%
6933.11%

Location

Josefina is situated at approximately 7.5658, 123.2560, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 399.2 meters or 1,309.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Josefina 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.