Balangasan, City of Pagadian, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
CityPagadian
Postal code7016
Population (2020)15,006
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8233, 123.4283 (7° 49' North, 123° 26' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.7 meters (67.9 feet)

Balangasan, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Pagadian, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 15,006. This represented 7.13% of the total population of Pagadian.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Balangasan in the 2015 Census was 14,275 broken down into 2,970 households or an average of 4.81 members per household.

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Number of households in Balangasan (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
8,9921,6745.37
10,6131,9815.36
10,7032,2024.86
10,7032,3414.57
13,3742,8914.63
14,2752,9704.81

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balangasan is 20 to 24, with 1,534 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 75 individuals.

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Population of Balangasan by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 13092.15%
1 to 41,1507.99%
5 to 91,46110.16%
10 to 141,3889.65%
15 to 191,53010.64%
20 to 241,53410.66%
25 to 291,3279.23%
30 to 341,1037.67%
35 to 399636.69%
40 to 448055.60%
45 to 496784.71%
50 to 546074.22%
55 to 595163.59%
60 to 644292.98%
65 to 692721.89%
70 to 741451.01%
75 to 79920.64%
80 and over750.52%
Total14,384100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 45.39
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 6.15
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 51.54
  • Median Age: 24.41

Historical population

The population of Balangasan grew from 9,031 in 1990 to 15,006 in 2020, an increase of 5,975 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 0.90%, or an increase of 622 people, from the previous population of 14,384 in 2015.

Population of Balangasan (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,031
10,6683.17%
10,7370.14%
10,703-0.04%
13,4278.60%
14,3841.32%
15,0060.90%

Location

Balangasan is situated at approximately 7.8233, 123.4283, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.7 meters or 67.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balangasan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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