Gatas, City of Pagadian, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
CityPagadian
Postal code7016
Population (2015)2,245
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8241, 123.4354

Gatas, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Pagadian, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,245. This represented 1.13% of the total population of Pagadian.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gatas is 20 to 24, with 294 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 22 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 135
1 to 4170
5 to 9194
10 to 14162
15 to 19277
20 to 24294
25 to 29204
30 to 34158
35 to 39158
40 to 44112
45 to 4998
50 to 5498
55 to 5982
60 to 6464
65 to 6949
70 to 7434
75 to 7934
80 and over22
Total2,245

Historical population

The population of Gatas fell from 3,018 in 1990 to 2,245 in 2015, a decrease of 773 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.38%, or an increase of 44 people, from the previous population of 2,201 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,018
2,771-1.59%
2,386-3.16%
2,5811.09%
2,201-5.63%
2,2450.38%

Location

Gatas is situated at approximately 7.8241, 123.4354, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.4 meters or 63.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gatas 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.