Balongating, Municipality of Guipos, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityGuipos
Postal code7042
Population (2015)2,065
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7597, 123.3323

Balongating is a barangay in the municipality of Guipos, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,065. This represented 9.96% of the total population of Guipos.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balongating is 10 to 14, with 217 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4172
5 to 9216
10 to 14217
15 to 19179
20 to 24180
25 to 29157
30 to 34140
35 to 39147
40 to 44121
45 to 4987
50 to 54112
55 to 5987
60 to 6481
65 to 6954
70 to 7430
75 to 7918
80 and over30
Total2,065

Historical population

The population of Balongating grew from 1,948 in 1990 to 2,065 in 2015, an increase of 117 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.56%, or an increase of 60 people, from the previous population of 2,005 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,948
1,691-2.62%
1,8431.86%
1,9190.56%
2,0051.61%
2,0650.56%

Location

Balongating is situated at approximately 7.7597, 123.3323, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 149.7 meters or 491.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balongating 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.