Samonte, Municipality of Talusan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityTalusan
Postal code7012
Population (2015)888
Philippine major island(s)Olutanga
Coordinates7.3433, 122.8745

Samonte is a barangay in the municipality of Talusan, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 888. This represented 2.96% of the total population of Talusan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Samonte is 5 to 9, with 139 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 479
5 to 9139
10 to 14122
15 to 19124
20 to 2483
25 to 2971
30 to 3440
35 to 3936
40 to 4441
45 to 4942
50 to 5422
55 to 5926
60 to 6419
65 to 6911
70 to 7410
75 to 799
80 and over5
Total888

Historical population

The population of Samonte grew from 379 in 1990 to 888 in 2015, an increase of 509 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.65%, or an increase of 73 people, from the previous population of 815 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
379
5276.37%
5480.84%
7294.01%
8154.14%
8881.65%

Location

Samonte is situated at approximately 7.3433, 122.8745, in the island of Olutanga. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 39.2 meters or 128.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Samonte 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.