Maralag, Municipality of Lapuyan, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityLapuyan
Postal code7037
Population (2015)574
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7044, 123.2344

Maralag is a barangay in the municipality of Lapuyan, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 574. This represented 2.11% of the total population of Lapuyan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Maralag is 10 to 14, with 85 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 60 to 64, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 116
1 to 462
5 to 978
10 to 1485
15 to 1963
20 to 2443
25 to 2923
30 to 3435
35 to 3942
40 to 4423
45 to 4921
50 to 5419
55 to 5920
60 to 647
65 to 699
70 to 748
75 to 798
80 and over12
Total574

Historical population

The population of Maralag fell from 713 in 1990 to 574 in 2015, a decrease of 139 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.09%, or a decrease of 34 people, from the previous population of 608 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
713
7521.00%
691-1.80%
7441.02%
608-7.08%
574-1.09%

Location

Maralag is situated at approximately 7.7044, 123.2344, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 328.1 meters or 1,076.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Maralag 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.