Gumahan, Municipality of Josefina, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityJosefina
Postal code7027
Population (2015)1,819
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1765, 123.5344

Gumahan, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Josefina, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,819. This represented 15.42% of the total population of Josefina.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gumahan is 15 to 19, with 219 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 24 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4121
5 to 9142
10 to 14183
15 to 19219
20 to 24165
25 to 29137
30 to 34116
35 to 39117
40 to 44101
45 to 4995
50 to 54103
55 to 5982
60 to 6467
65 to 6952
70 to 7430
75 to 7927
80 and over24
Total1,819

Historical population

The population of Gumahan grew from 1,577 in 1995 to 1,819 in 2015, an increase of 242 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.24%, or an increase of 200 people, from the previous population of 1,619 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,577
1,440-1.93%
1,7863.01%
1,619-3.51%
1,8192.24%

Location

Gumahan is situated at approximately 8.1765, 123.5344, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 365.7 meters or 1,199.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gumahan 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.