Villacastor, Municipality of Buug, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityBuug
Postal code7009
Population (2015)2,160
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7931, 123.0308

Villacastor, formerly Galit, is a barangay in the municipality of Buug, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,160. This represented 5.90% of the total population of Buug.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Villacastor is 5 to 9, with 290 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 23 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 146
1 to 4220
5 to 9290
10 to 14261
15 to 19165
20 to 24150
25 to 29144
30 to 34157
35 to 39139
40 to 44124
45 to 49111
50 to 5487
55 to 5982
60 to 6461
65 to 6950
70 to 7423
75 to 7927
80 and over23
Total2,160

Historical population

The population of Villacastor fell from 3,187 in 1990 to 2,160 in 2015, a decrease of 1,027 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.89%, or a decrease of 228 people, from the previous population of 2,388 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,187
2,956-1.40%
2,753-1.51%
2,296-2.47%
2,3881.44%
2,160-1.89%

Location

Villacastor is situated at approximately 7.7931, 123.0308, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 390.2 meters or 1,280.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Villacastor 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.