Makuguihon, 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)4,283
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0927, 123.4907

Makuguihon, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Molave, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,283. This represented 8.24% of the total population of Molave.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Makuguihon is 15 to 19, with 532 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 32 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 192
1 to 4323
5 to 9409
10 to 14406
15 to 19532
20 to 24447
25 to 29363
30 to 34288
35 to 39269
40 to 44240
45 to 49213
50 to 54182
55 to 59170
60 to 64123
65 to 6998
70 to 7458
75 to 7938
80 and over32
Total4,283

Historical population

The population of Makuguihon grew from 2,616 in 1990 to 4,283 in 2015, an increase of 1,667 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.83%, or an increase of 584 people, from the previous population of 3,699 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,616
2,9482.26%
3,3873.02%
3,6771.14%
3,6990.22%
4,2832.83%

Location

Makuguihon is situated at approximately 8.0927, 123.4907, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.6 meters or 67.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Makuguihon 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.