Benuatan, Municipality of Dinas, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityDinas
Postal code7030
Population (2015)2,437
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6151, 123.3578

Benuatan is a barangay in the municipality of Dinas, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,437. This represented 6.86% of the total population of Dinas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Benuatan is 10 to 14, with 291 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 150
1 to 4256
5 to 9278
10 to 14291
15 to 19282
20 to 24257
25 to 29205
30 to 34141
35 to 39146
40 to 44129
45 to 49106
50 to 5497
55 to 5970
60 to 6440
65 to 6938
70 to 7421
75 to 7918
80 and over12
Total2,437

Historical population

The population of Benuatan grew from 1,691 in 1990 to 2,437 in 2015, an increase of 746 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.15%, or an increase of 142 people, from the previous population of 2,295 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,691
1,8111.29%
2,1523.77%
2,3181.03%
2,295-0.36%
2,4371.15%

Location

Benuatan is situated at approximately 7.6151, 123.3578, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benuatan 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.