Muricay, 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)3,172
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8266, 123.4795

Muricay is a barangay in the city of Pagadian, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,172. This represented 1.59% of the total population of Pagadian.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Muricay is 5 to 9, with 404 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 21 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 180
1 to 4374
5 to 9404
10 to 14400
15 to 19397
20 to 24278
25 to 29236
30 to 34206
35 to 39178
40 to 44140
45 to 49154
50 to 5493
55 to 5977
60 to 6462
65 to 6927
70 to 7421
75 to 7924
80 and over21
Total3,172

Historical population

The population of Muricay grew from 1,046 in 1990 to 3,172 in 2015, an increase of 2,126 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.33%, or an increase of 361 people, from the previous population of 2,811 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,046
1,4526.34%
1,8325.11%
2,3633.57%
2,8116.52%
3,1722.33%

Location

Muricay is situated at approximately 7.8266, 123.4795, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.6 meters or 11.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Muricay 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.