Gusom, Municipality of Kumalarang, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityKumalarang
Postal code7013
Population (2015)805
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7129, 123.1020

Gusom is a barangay in the municipality of Kumalarang, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 805. This represented 2.83% of the total population of Kumalarang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gusom is 1 to 4, with 114 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 4114
5 to 986
10 to 1484
15 to 19106
20 to 2493
25 to 2974
30 to 3446
35 to 3934
40 to 4433
45 to 4934
50 to 5433
55 to 5923
60 to 649
65 to 694
70 to 742
75 to 791
80 and over6
Total805

Historical population

The population of Gusom grew from 560 in 1990 to 805 in 2015, an increase of 245 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.12%, or a decrease of 49 people, from the previous population of 854 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
560
554-0.20%
7867.79%
8501.09%
8540.17%
805-1.12%

Location

Gusom is situated at approximately 7.7129, 123.1020, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 52.8 meters or 173.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gusom 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.