La Fortuna, Municipality of Payao, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityPayao
Postal code7008
Population (2015)756
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6064, 122.8566

La Fortuna is a barangay in the municipality of Payao, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 756. This represented 2.39% of the total population of Payao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in La Fortuna is 5 to 9, with 89 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 478
5 to 989
10 to 1484
15 to 1973
20 to 2478
25 to 2970
30 to 3446
35 to 3945
40 to 4438
45 to 4936
50 to 5421
55 to 5924
60 to 6430
65 to 6910
70 to 746
75 to 796
80 and over4
Total756

Historical population

The population of La Fortuna grew from 545 in 1990 to 756 in 2015, an increase of 211 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.15%, or an increase of 44 people, from the previous population of 712 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
545
6302.75%
6621.07%
6650.06%
7122.52%
7561.15%

Location

La Fortuna is situated at approximately 7.6064, 122.8566, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 156.4 meters or 513.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

La Fortuna 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.