Ligaya, City of General Santos

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
CityGeneral Santos
Postal code9500
Population (2015)5,298
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.1458, 125.2228

Ligaya is a barangay in the city of General Santos. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,298. This represented 0.89% of the total population of General Santos.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Ligaya is 5 to 9, with 645 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1134
1 to 4544
5 to 9645
10 to 14582
15 to 19539
20 to 24462
25 to 29421
30 to 34377
35 to 39367
40 to 44290
45 to 49252
50 to 54203
55 to 59164
60 to 64128
65 to 6990
70 to 7438
75 to 7930
80 and over32
Total5,298

Historical population

The population of Ligaya grew from 2,424 in 1990 to 5,298 in 2015, an increase of 2,874 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.51%, or an increase of 1,096 people, from the previous population of 4,202 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,424
2,7572.44%
3,1753.07%
3,7582.35%
4,2024.15%
5,2984.51%

Location

Ligaya is situated at approximately 6.1458, 125.2228, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.5 meters or 67.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Ligaya 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.