New Carmen, 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)870
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0769, 123.3542

New Carmen is a barangay in the municipality of Sominot, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 870. This represented 4.69% of the total population of Sominot.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in New Carmen is 5 to 9, with 110 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 116
1 to 4102
5 to 9110
10 to 1499
15 to 1974
20 to 2477
25 to 2975
30 to 3444
35 to 3945
40 to 4445
45 to 4941
50 to 5445
55 to 5928
60 to 6428
65 to 6912
70 to 7417
75 to 797
80 and over5
Total870

Historical population

The population of New Carmen grew from 564 in 1990 to 870 in 2015, an increase of 306 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.76%, or an increase of 76 people, from the previous population of 794 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
564
6643.11%
7522.70%
8171.15%
794-1.03%
8701.76%

Location

New Carmen is situated at approximately 8.0769, 123.3542, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 209.8 meters or 688.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

New Carmen 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.