Bagong Argao, Municipality of Molave, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityMolave
Postal code7023
Population (2015)1,371
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1799, 123.4966

Bagong Argao is a barangay in the municipality of Molave, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,371. This represented 2.64% of the total population of Molave.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bagong Argao is 5 to 9, with 171 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4124
5 to 9171
10 to 14139
15 to 19148
20 to 24130
25 to 2997
30 to 3495
35 to 3982
40 to 4483
45 to 4967
50 to 5455
55 to 5935
60 to 6433
65 to 6932
70 to 7426
75 to 7911
80 and over15
Total1,371

Historical population

The population of Bagong Argao grew from 1,079 in 1990 to 1,371 in 2015, an increase of 292 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.20%, or an increase of 14 people, from the previous population of 1,357 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,079
1,2643.01%
1,219-0.77%
1,3361.27%
1,3570.57%
1,3710.20%

Location

Bagong Argao is situated at approximately 8.1799, 123.4966, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 295.7 meters or 970.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bagong Argao 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.