Motosawa, 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)653
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8221, 123.3264

Motosawa is a barangay in the municipality of Dumalinao, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 653. This represented 2.04% of the total population of Dumalinao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Motosawa is 5 to 9, with 85 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 465
5 to 985
10 to 1473
15 to 1960
20 to 2454
25 to 2942
30 to 3436
35 to 3937
40 to 4437
45 to 4934
50 to 5420
55 to 5922
60 to 6422
65 to 6921
70 to 746
75 to 7913
80 and over4
Total653

Historical population

The population of Motosawa grew from 470 in 1990 to 653 in 2015, an increase of 183 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.79%, or an increase of 58 people, from the previous population of 595 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
470
457-0.52%
4690.56%
4990.86%
5956.61%
6531.79%

Location

Motosawa is situated at approximately 7.8221, 123.3264, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 489.0 meters or 1,604.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Motosawa 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.