Lourmah, Municipality of Mahayag, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityMahayag
Postal code7026
Population (2015)1,831
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0950, 123.4554

Lourmah, formerly Lower Mahayag, is a barangay in the municipality of Mahayag, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,831. This represented 3.94% of the total population of Mahayag.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lourmah is 5 to 9, with 209 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4173
5 to 9209
10 to 14203
15 to 19172
20 to 24193
25 to 29155
30 to 34122
35 to 3991
40 to 4494
45 to 4969
50 to 5478
55 to 5965
60 to 6477
65 to 6936
70 to 7428
75 to 7911
80 and over18
Total1,831

Historical population

The population of Lourmah grew from 1,591 in 1990 to 1,831 in 2015, an increase of 240 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.03%, or a decrease of 3 people, from the previous population of 1,834 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,591
1,534-0.68%
1,7282.59%
1,7650.29%
1,8341.41%
1,831-0.03%

Location

Lourmah is situated at approximately 8.0950, 123.4554, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.0 meters or 68.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lourmah 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.