Batu, Municipality of Siay, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalitySiay
Postal code7006
Population (2015)3,718
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7442, 122.8339

Batu is a barangay in the municipality of Siay, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,718. This represented 8.94% of the total population of Siay.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Batu is 10 to 14, with 443 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 32 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 175
1 to 4350
5 to 9402
10 to 14443
15 to 19400
20 to 24374
25 to 29276
30 to 34192
35 to 39217
40 to 44204
45 to 49223
50 to 54162
55 to 59121
60 to 6494
65 to 6964
70 to 7447
75 to 7942
80 and over32
Total3,718

Historical population

The population of Batu grew from 2,037 in 1990 to 3,718 in 2015, an increase of 1,681 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.40%, or an increase of 898 people, from the previous population of 2,820 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,037
2,3362.60%
2,7403.48%
1,923-4.77%
2,82014.95%
3,7185.40%

Location

Batu is situated at approximately 7.7442, 122.8339, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.1 meters or 98.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Batu 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.