Poblacion, 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)6,908
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1188, 123.4458

Poblacion, formerly Upper 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 6,908. This represented 14.85% of the total population of Mahayag.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 15 to 19, with 814 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 71 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1133
1 to 4583
5 to 9729
10 to 14702
15 to 19814
20 to 24614
25 to 29502
30 to 34442
35 to 39430
40 to 44405
45 to 49329
50 to 54332
55 to 59276
60 to 64213
65 to 69150
70 to 7498
75 to 7971
80 and over85
Total6,908

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 5,102 in 1990 to 6,908 in 2015, an increase of 1,806 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.67%, or an increase of 577 people, from the previous population of 6,331 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,102
5,5141.47%
5,446-0.27%
5,7850.84%
6,3313.34%
6,9081.67%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 8.1188, 123.4458, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 29.8 meters or 97.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.