Blancia, 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)2,728
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0754, 123.4942

Blancia is a barangay in the municipality of Molave, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,728. This represented 5.25% of the total population of Molave.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Blancia is 5 to 9, with 311 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 156
1 to 4228
5 to 9311
10 to 14289
15 to 19255
20 to 24249
25 to 29201
30 to 34183
35 to 39155
40 to 44169
45 to 49159
50 to 54116
55 to 59134
60 to 6479
65 to 6965
70 to 7437
75 to 7924
80 and over18
Total2,728

Historical population

The population of Blancia grew from 2,085 in 1990 to 2,728 in 2015, an increase of 643 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 50 people, from the previous population of 2,678 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,085
2,3182.00%
2,4541.23%
2,6521.08%
2,6780.36%
2,7280.35%

Location

Blancia is situated at approximately 8.0754, 123.4942, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Blancia 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.