Bacahan, Municipality of Midsalip, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityMidsalip
Postal code7021
Population (2015)916
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0326, 123.3508

Bacahan is a barangay in the municipality of Midsalip, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 916. This represented 2.86% of the total population of Midsalip.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bacahan is 10 to 14, with 102 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113
1 to 493
5 to 997
10 to 14102
15 to 1982
20 to 2464
25 to 2955
30 to 3450
35 to 3970
40 to 4466
45 to 4952
50 to 5447
55 to 5936
60 to 6421
65 to 6925
70 to 7423
75 to 7913
80 and over7
Total916

Historical population

The population of Bacahan grew from 798 in 1990 to 916 in 2015, an increase of 118 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.44%, or a decrease of 127 people, from the previous population of 1,043 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
798
8551.30%
9712.77%
1,0090.53%
1,0431.21%
916-2.44%

Location

Bacahan is situated at approximately 8.0326, 123.3508, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 316.2 meters or 1,037.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bacahan 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.