Silangit, 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)931
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.2095, 123.4795

Silangit is a barangay in the municipality of Molave, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 931. This represented 1.79% of the total population of Molave.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Silangit is 10 to 14, with 132 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 495
5 to 9127
10 to 14132
15 to 19102
20 to 2485
25 to 2957
30 to 3442
35 to 3953
40 to 4453
45 to 4929
50 to 5439
55 to 5929
60 to 6426
65 to 6915
70 to 7415
75 to 794
80 and over4
Total931

Historical population

The population of Silangit grew from 668 in 1990 to 931 in 2015, an increase of 263 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.54%, or a decrease of 27 people, from the previous population of 958 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
668
8193.89%
8751.43%
9370.95%
9580.81%
931-0.54%

Location

Silangit is situated at approximately 8.2095, 123.4795, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 257.3 meters or 844.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Silangit 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.