Mecolong, Municipality of Dumalinao, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityDumalinao
Postal code7015
Population (2015)1,212
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7943, 123.3776

Mecolong is a barangay in the municipality of Dumalinao, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,212. This represented 3.79% of the total population of Dumalinao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mecolong is 10 to 14, with 158 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125
1 to 4104
5 to 9138
10 to 14158
15 to 19119
20 to 24109
25 to 2993
30 to 3467
35 to 3980
40 to 4465
45 to 4960
50 to 5443
55 to 5948
60 to 6435
65 to 6925
70 to 7414
75 to 7912
80 and over17
Total1,212

Historical population

The population of Mecolong grew from 1,172 in 1990 to 1,212 in 2015, an increase of 40 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 111 people, from the previous population of 1,101 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,172
804-6.82%
9764.24%
1,0781.38%
1,1010.77%
1,2121.85%

Location

Mecolong is situated at approximately 7.7943, 123.3776, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 296.3 meters or 972.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mecolong 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.