Balabag, City of Digos, Province of Davao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao del Sur
CityDigos
Postal code8002
Population (2020)1,434
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.8600, 125.2660 (6° 52' North, 125° 16' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level749.3 meters (2,458.3 feet)

Balabag is a barangay in the city of Digos, in the province of Davao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,434. This represented 0.76% of the total population of Digos.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Balabag in the 2015 Census was 1,377 broken down into 331 households or an average of 4.16 members per household.

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Number of households in Balabag (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
9441785.30
8721715.10
1,1562484.66
1,2062664.53
1,2262884.26
1,3773314.16

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balabag is 5 to 9, with 155 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

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Population of Balabag by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1292.11%
1 to 41238.93%
5 to 915511.26%
10 to 1414710.68%
15 to 191309.44%
20 to 241148.28%
25 to 29916.61%
30 to 341168.42%
35 to 39876.32%
40 to 44997.19%
45 to 49654.72%
50 to 54664.79%
55 to 59503.63%
60 to 64352.54%
65 to 69342.47%
70 to 74191.38%
75 to 7990.65%
80 and over80.58%
Total1,377100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 53.22
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 8.21
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 61.43
  • Median Age: 24.58

Historical population

The population of Balabag grew from 944 in 1990 to 1,434 in 2020, an increase of 490 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 57 people, from the previous population of 1,377 in 2015.

Population of Balabag (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
944
872-1.48%
1,1566.23%
1,2060.59%
1,2260.60%
1,3772.24%
1,4340.86%

Location

Balabag is situated at approximately 6.8600, 125.2660, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 749.3 meters or 2,458.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balabag shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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