Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Zamboanga Sibugay
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Cities0
Municipalities16
Barangays389
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)3,607.75 km2 (1,392.96 sq mi)
Population (2015)633,129
Density (2015)175 / km2 (455 / sq mi)

Zamboanga Sibugay is a province in the Philippines situated in the Zamboanga Peninsula region occupying the western section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Ipil.

The province has a land area of 3,607.75 square kilometers or 1,392.96 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 633,129. This represented 17.44% of the total population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region, 2.62% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.63% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 175 inhabitants per square kilometer or 455 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Zamboanga Sibugay is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Dumanquilias Bay, Moro Gulf, Sibuguey Bay, and Zamboanga City.

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Local government units

Zamboanga Sibugay has 16 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 389.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Aliciamunicipality36,01334,8950.60%183.0819727
Buugmunicipality36,63435,9690.35%134.0627327
Diplahanmunicipality32,42831,2150.73%255.5112722
Imeldamunicipality28,01827,9030.08%85.1232918
Ipilmunicipality, capital74,65664,9392.69%241.6030928
Kabasalanmunicipality44,33641,4211.30%289.2015329
Mabuhaymunicipality36,87033,0932.08%82.8544518
Malangasmunicipality33,38031,2431.27%235.5314225
Nagamunicipality38,54737,8140.37%246.3015723
Olutangamunicipality33,67128,7173.08%113.3029719
Payaomunicipality31,68629,7551.20%245.6612929
Roseller Limmunicipality43,64637,2163.08%300.0014526
Siaymunicipality41,57238,2291.61%313.6613329
Talusanmunicipality29,96925,2683.30%58.1651514
Titaymunicipality49,67346,4561.28%350.4414230
Tungawanmunicipality42,03040,5520.68%473.288925
Zamboanga Sibugay Total633,129584,6851.53%3,607.75175389

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Zamboanga Sibugay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,067,450,140.66.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009624,111,608.55
2010625,444,134.500.21%
2011677,258,998.788.28%
2012652,109,575.87-3.71%
2013724,421,365.9811.09%
2014823,695,592.5813.70%
2015973,586,048.3318.20%
20161,067,450,140.669.64%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Zamboanga Sibugay is 5 to 9, with 79,437 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3,960 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114,591
1 to 464,613
5 to 979,437
10 to 1475,272
15 to 1966,348
20 to 2458,661
25 to 2948,896
30 to 3440,816
35 to 3937,202
40 to 4432,707
45 to 4930,057
50 to 5425,124
55 to 5919,896
60 to 6414,673
65 to 699,842
70 to 746,500
75 to 794,534
80 and over3,960
Total633,129

Historical population

The population of Zamboanga Sibugay grew from 110,085 in 1960 to 633,129 in 2015, an increase of 523,044 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.53%, or an increase of 48,444 people, from the previous population of 584,685 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,843
15,8822.42%
19,0371.88%
110,08516.68%
236,0057.75%
252,9161.40%
278,7621.96%
407,0383.86%
450,3401.91%
497,2392.15%
546,1861.30%
584,6852.51%
633,1291.53%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Zamboanga Sibugay as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Ipil-Liloy-Sindangan Road
  • Lanao-Pagadian-Zamboanga City Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Crossing Santa Clara-Sandayong Road
  • Diplahan Junction-Malangas Port Road
  • Imelda-Bayog-Kumalarang-Lapuyan-Margosatubig Road
  • Ipil-Magdaup Wharf Road
  • Junction Imelda-Alicia Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 633,129, ranked 44 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,392.96 square kilometers, ranked 37 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 175 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 45 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.53%, ranked 28 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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