Age and Sex Distribution for the Municipality of Datu Odin Sinsuat (Based on the Results of 2015 Census of Population)

July 18, 2018Special Release Ref No.: 2018-005

Population reached 99,210 persons.

The municipality of Datu Odin Sinsuat, is a 2nd class municipality in the first district of the province of Maguidanao with 34 barangays. According to the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015), it has a total population of 99,210 persons, of which 50.3 percent are females and 49.7 percent are males. The population pyramid of the municipality of Datu Odin Sinsuat presented in Fig. 1 indicates that larger numbers of the population in the municipality are in the younger age groups.

Figure 1. Datu Odin Sinsuat Population Pyramid, 2015
Population = 99,210
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

Four in 10 completed elementary.

Of the total population 5 years old and over by highest grade/year completed, four out of ten completed their elementary grade (i.e, either 1st – 4th grade, or 5th to 6th grade or graduate).

Figure 2. Percent Distribution of Population by Highest Grade Completed: Datu Odin Sinsuat, 2015
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

Three in ten are skilled agriculture, forestry and fishery workers.

Of the gainful workers 15 years old and over by major occupation group, skilled agriculture, forestry, and fishery workers comprised the largest occupation group, three in 10 persons or 33.4 percent. This is followed by the workers with elementary occupation, plant and machine operators and assemblers, and service and sales workers accounting 13.2 percent, and 12.9 percent each, respectively.

Figure 3. Percent Distribution of Gainful Workers by Major Occupation Group: Datu Odin Sinsuat, 2015
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

Sex ratio stands at 98 males for every 100 females.

Of the household population, 49.6 percent are males and 50.4 percent are females. These figures resulted in a sex ratio of 98 males per 100 females.

Children aged 5-9 years old comprised the largest age groups.

Children aged 5 to 9 years old comprised the largest age group that accounted for 12.5 percent of the household population, followed by those aged 10 to 14 years old with 11.4 percent and 15 to 19 years old with 10.7 percent share to the population.

Table 1. Distribution of Household Population by Age-Group and by Sex, Datu Odin Sinsuat: 2015
Age-Group Sex Total
Male Female
All ages 48,991 49,783 98,774
Under 1 1,129 1,068 2,197
1 – 4 5,123 4,817 9,940
5 – 9 6,319 6,072 12,391
10 – 14 5,656 5,633 11,289
15 – 19 5,174 5,430 10,604
20 – 24 4,728 5,091 9,819
25 – 29 4,260 4,635 8,895
30 – 34 3,352 3,617 6,969
35 – 39 3,398 3,605 7,003
40 – 44 2,756 2,805 5,561
45 – 49 2,354 2,357 4,711
50 – 54 1,768 1,629 3,397
55 – 59 1,158 1,266 2,424
60 – 64 773 698 1,471
65 – 69 525 501 1,026
70 – 74 240 275 515
75 – 79 137 159 296
80 and over 141 125 266
 
0 – 4 years old 6,252 5,885 12,137
0 – 14 years old 18,227 17,590 35,817
15 – 64 years old 29,721 31,133 60,854
18 years and over 27,511 28,757 56,268
60 years and over 1,816 1,758 3,574
65 years and over 1,043 1,060 2,103
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

More than half of the household population can vote.

The voting age population or persons that are 18 years old and over, accounted 61.6 percent in the Municipality of Datu Odin Sinsuat. Of these voting population, 48.8 percent are males and 51.2 percent are females.

Three in 100 persons are senior citizens.

People who are regarded as senior citizens are those aged 60 years and over. Three in every 100 persons (roughly 3.6 percent) of the household population are senior citizens. Among the senior citizens, 50.8 percent are males and 49.2 percent are females.

Dependency ratio stands at 62 dependents per 100 persons.

The young dependents (0-14 years old) comprised 36.3 percent of the household population, while the old dependents (65 years old and over) comprised 2.1 percent. The working-age population (15 to 64 years old) accounted for 61.6 percent. The overall dependency ratio of Datu Odin Sinsuat is 62. This indicates that for every 100 working-age population, there are about 62 dependents (59 young dependents and 3 old dependents).

Almost half of the population are married.

As to marital status, of the total population 10 years old and over, married persons registered the highest proportion of 48.8 percent in the municipality, followed by single/never married persons comprising 45.8 percent.

Figure 4. Percent Distribution of Household Population by Marital Status: Datu Odin Sinsuat, 2015
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

Three in four attending school are younger age.

Household population aged 5 to 24 years old are considered in determining the school attendance rate. Based on the POPCEN 2015, there were 44,103 persons in Datu Odin Sinsuat who belong to this population and 61.8 percent of them were attending school in school year 2015-2016. 

Figure 5. Percent Distribution of Attending School by Age Group: Datu Odin Sinsuat, 2015
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

Simple literacy rate was recorded at 92.9 percent.

A person can be considered as literate if he/she is able to read and write a simple message in any language or dialect. The literacy rate of Datu Odin Sinsuat is 92.9 percent among the 74,264 household population aged 10 years old and over. Fig. 6 showed that the literacy is high at the lower age-group and decreases as the age is increased.

Figure 6. Percent Distribution of Literacy of Household Population by Age Group: Datu Odin Sinsuat, 2015
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

28 percent of the household heads belong to age group 30-39.

Of the 17,088 households in the municipality, 28.0 percent has a household head who is 30-39 years old. Moreover, about 27.1 percent of the household heads are 40-49 years old and 16.9 percent are 50-59 years old.

Figure 7. Percent Distribution of Household Head by Age Group: Datu Odin Sinsuat, 2015
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, 2015 Census of Population

Technical notes:

Total population is the sum of the household population and institutional population. It also includes Filipinos in Philippine embassies, consulates, and missions abroad.

Marital status is the personal status of each individual with reference to the marriage laws or customs of the country.

Grade/year completed the highest grade or year completed in school, college or university.

Voting age population (VAP) refers to the set of individuals that have reached the minimum voting age for a particular geographical or political unit.

Overall dependency ratio the ratio of persons in the dependent ages (under 15 years old and over 64 years old) to persons in the economically active or working ages (15 to 64 years old) in the population.

Household population comprises of persons who belong to a household, the basic criterion of which is the usual place of residence or the place where the person usually resides.

School attendance rate the proportion of persons 5 to 24 years old who were attending school during the School Year June 2015 to March 2016 to school-age population (5 to 24 years old).

Simple literacy rate the proportion of persons aged 10 years and over who are able to read and write a simple message in any language or dialect.

 

(Sgd) ENGR. AKAN G. TULA, MPA
(Supervising Statistical Specialist)
Officer-in-Charge
PSA-Maguindanao