Molum, 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)996
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6328, 123.2521

Molum is a barangay in the municipality of Lapuyan, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 996. This represented 3.65% of the total population of Lapuyan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Molum is 15 to 19, with 136 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 485
5 to 9131
10 to 14115
15 to 19136
20 to 24102
25 to 2977
30 to 3441
35 to 3949
40 to 4454
45 to 4943
50 to 5438
55 to 5946
60 to 6419
65 to 6914
70 to 749
75 to 7911
80 and over8
Total996

Historical population

The population of Molum grew from 584 in 1990 to 996 in 2015, an increase of 412 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.13%, or an increase of 149 people, from the previous population of 847 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
584
8266.71%
8851.49%
9581.10%
847-4.38%
9963.13%

Location

Molum is situated at approximately 7.6328, 123.2521, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 249.0 meters or 816.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Molum 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.