Bag‑ong Oroquieta, Municipality of Sominot, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalitySominot
Postal code7022
Population (2015)581
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0877, 123.4117

Bag‑ong Oroquieta is a barangay in the municipality of Sominot, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 581. This represented 3.13% of the total population of Sominot.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bag-ong Oroquieta is 5 to 9, with 64 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 456
5 to 964
10 to 1463
15 to 1962
20 to 2455
25 to 2941
30 to 3441
35 to 3930
40 to 4432
45 to 4918
50 to 5428
55 to 5922
60 to 6419
65 to 6912
70 to 749
75 to 799
80 and over6
Total581

Historical population

The population of Bag-ong Oroquieta grew from 378 in 1990 to 581 in 2015, an increase of 203 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.91%, or an increase of 106 people, from the previous population of 475 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
378
347-1.59%
3942.76%
4241.02%
4754.22%
5813.91%

Location

Bag‑ong Oroquieta is situated at approximately 8.0877, 123.4117, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.2 meters or 79.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bag‑ong Oroquieta 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.