Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur

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Dimataling
Municipality of Dimataling
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Dimataling highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Dimataling highlighted
Dimataling is located in Philippines
Dimataling
Dimataling
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°32′N 123°22′E / 7.53°N 123.37°E / 7.53; 123.37Coordinates: 7°32′N 123°22′E / 7.53°N 123.37°E / 7.53; 123.37
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
District2nd District
FoundedJune 17, 1950
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAvelino J. Yrauda
 • Vice MayorOmar T. Buluan
 • CongressmanLeonardo L. Babasa Jr.
 • Electorate21,204 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total141.80 km2 (54.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total30,081
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence48.92% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)76,075,698.43 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7032
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitewww.zds-dimataling.gov.ph

Dimataling, officially the Municipality of Dimataling, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,081 people.[3]

Dimataling was created in 1950 from the barrios of Dinas, Legarda, Mirapao, Migpulao, Kalipapa, Pisaan, Bubway, Tiniguangan, Tabina and Dimataling from Pagadian City (not yet at city at that time) and the barrios of Punta Flecha, Pitogo, Qugbay, Balong-balong, Libertad and Dumanguilas from Margosatubig.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Dimataling is administratively subdivided into 24 barangays.

  • Bacayawan
  • Baha
  • Balanagan
  • Baluno
  • Binuay
  • Buburay
  • Grap
  • Josefina
  • Kagawasan
  • Lalab
  • Libertad
  • Magahis
  • Mahayag
  • Mercedes
  • Poblacion
  • Saloagan
  • San Roque
  • Sugbay Uno
  • Sumbato
  • Sumpot
  • Tinggabulong
  • Tiniguangan
  • Tipangi
  • Upper Ludiong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dimataling
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 30,632—    
1970 28,341−0.77%
1975 20,883−5.94%
1980 16,497−4.60%
1990 20,365+2.13%
1995 23,116+2.40%
2000 25,843+2.42%
2007 26,902+0.56%
2010 27,715+1.09%
2015 30,081+1.57%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Zamboanga del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Dimataling in the province of Zamboanga". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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