Galas, Municipality of Olutanga, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityOlutanga
Postal code7041
Population (2015)2,166
Philippine major island(s)Olutanga
Coordinates7.3543, 122.7978

Galas is a barangay in the municipality of Olutanga, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,166. This represented 6.43% of the total population of Olutanga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Galas is 15 to 19, with 313 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 195
1 to 4238
5 to 9302
10 to 14257
15 to 19313
20 to 24246
25 to 29179
30 to 34140
35 to 3986
40 to 4489
45 to 4967
50 to 5463
55 to 5935
60 to 6425
65 to 6915
70 to 7410
75 to 792
80 and over4
Total2,166

Historical population

The population of Galas grew from 544 in 1990 to 2,166 in 2015, an increase of 1,622 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 8.34%, or an increase of 744 people, from the previous population of 1,422 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
544
477-2.43%
1,23722.67%
1,3521.23%
1,4221.85%
2,1668.34%

Location

Galas is situated at approximately 7.3543, 122.7978, in the island of Olutanga. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.8 meters or 45.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Galas 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.