Motong, City of Dumaguete, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
CityDumaguete
Postal code6200
Population (2015)2,260
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3161, 123.2970

Motong is a barangay in the city of Dumaguete, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,260. This represented 1.72% of the total population of Dumaguete.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Motong is 20 to 24, with 245 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 142
1 to 4148
5 to 9199
10 to 14213
15 to 19200
20 to 24245
25 to 29199
30 to 34184
35 to 39165
40 to 44153
45 to 49136
50 to 54108
55 to 5979
60 to 6464
65 to 6956
70 to 7419
75 to 7925
80 and over25
Total2,260

Historical population

The population of Motong grew from 809 in 1990 to 2,260 in 2015, an increase of 1,451 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.07%, or an increase of 123 people, from the previous population of 2,137 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
809
1,1526.85%
1,3803.95%
1,4871.04%
2,13714.11%
2,2601.07%

Location

Motong is situated at approximately 9.3161, 123.2970, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.4 meters or 63.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Motong 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.