Buton, Municipality of San Pablo, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalitySan Pablo
Postal code7031
Population (2015)223
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6356, 123.4543

Buton is a barangay in the municipality of San Pablo, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 223. This represented 0.85% of the total population of San Pablo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buton is 5 to 9, with 34 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14
1 to 426
5 to 934
10 to 1429
15 to 1921
20 to 2421
25 to 2915
30 to 3410
35 to 399
40 to 4411
45 to 4913
50 to 548
55 to 599
60 to 647
65 to 693
70 to 741
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total223

Historical population

The population of Buton grew from 110 in 1990 to 223 in 2015, an increase of 113 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 6.08%, or a decrease of 87 people, from the previous population of 310 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
110
25416.97%
2560.17%
2710.79%
3105.02%
223-6.08%

Location

Buton is situated at approximately 7.6356, 123.4543, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 107.4 meters or 352.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buton 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.