Songayan, 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)701
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.5980, 123.3520

Songayan is a barangay in the municipality of Dinas, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 701. This represented 1.97% of the total population of Dinas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Songayan is 5 to 9, with 112 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 477
5 to 9112
10 to 1478
15 to 1984
20 to 2468
25 to 2948
30 to 3445
35 to 3942
40 to 4424
45 to 4924
50 to 5425
55 to 5912
60 to 6415
65 to 6911
70 to 747
75 to 795
80 and over5
Total701

Historical population

The population of Songayan grew from 540 in 1990 to 701 in 2015, an increase of 161 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.20%, or a decrease of 87 people, from the previous population of 788 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
540
456-3.12%
6558.07%
7051.02%
7884.13%
701-2.20%

Location

Songayan is situated at approximately 7.5980, 123.3520, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.5 meters or 41.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Songayan 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.