Population and Housing

POPCEN Release

Age and Sex Distribution in Tanjay City

Release Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Reference Number: 2018-SR46-015

AGE and SEX DISTRIBUTION in TANJAY CITY
based from the Results of 2015 Census of Population

 

 

Total population reached 80,532 persons

As of August 1, 2015, Tanjay City posted a total population of 80,532 persons. Of the total population of this city, male accounted for 50.94 percent or 41,021 persons while females comprised 49.06 percent or 39,511 persons. These figures resulted in a sex ratio of 104 males for every 100 females. Younger age groups made up the larger portion of the population of the city. Persons aged 10 to 14 years (8,194) comprised the largest group of about 10.17 percent; closely followed by those in the age groups 15 to 19 years (7,790) of 9.67 percent; and 5 to 9 years (7,779) of 9.66 percent. Males outnumbered females in the age group 0 to 59 years while females were more than males in older age group 60 and over.

 

Figure 1 Age-Sex Pyramid of Total Population

in Tanjay City, 2015.

 

Working age population is 63.14 percent 

The young dependents (0 to 14 years) comprised 29.30 percent of the total population in Tanjay City while the old dependents (65 years and over) posted a share of 7.56 percent. The working age population (15 to 64 years) accounted for the remaining 63.14 percent or 50,847 persons.

 

Figure 2 Age Distribution in Tanjay City, 2015

 

More than half of the total population were of voting age

The voting-age population (18 years and over) accounted for 64.63 percent of the total population in Tanjay CIty. There were more males 50.54 percent or 26,305 persons than females 49.46 percent or 25,743 persons among the voting-age population.

 

 

More single men than women

Of the 65,132 total population 10 years old and over in Tanjay City, 42.55 percent or 27,716 persons were never-married while 44.53 or 29,006 individuals were married. The rest of the household population was categorized as follows: Common-law/Live-in (5.60 percent), widowed (5.53 percent), divorced/separated (1.76 percent), and unknown marital status (0.02 percent).

Among the never-married persons, 55.79 percent or 15,464 were males while the remaining 44.21 percent or 12,252 were females. Females dominated the married (50.37 percent), widowed (74.76 percent), divorced/separated (57.93 percent), common-law/ (50.44 percent), and unknown marital status (60.00 percent) populace.

 

Figure 4 Total Population 10 Years Old and Over

by Marital Status and Sex in Tanjay City, 2015

 

 

More males are currently attending school

            Of the 30,631 household population 5 to 24 years old in Tanjay City, more than two-thirds or about 69.89 percent were currently attending school. There were more males (51.07 percent) than females (48.93 percent) among those who were currently attending school in 2015. Consequently, there were more males than females among those age group 5-9 years old, 10-14 years old and 20-24 years old, with 51.16 percent, 51.24 percent, and 55.73 percent, respectively. Females dominated the age group 15-19 years old with 50.39 percent.

 

Figure 5 Household Population Five to Twenty Four Years Old Who Were

Currently Attending School by Age Group and Sex in Tanjay City, 2015

 

More than half of the total population had primary education

            Of the total population five years old and over, less than half or 43.58 percent had attended or completed elementary education while 28.08 percent had reached high school. About 11.63 percent were academic degree holders. Those who attended or completed post-secondary were 1.50 percent while college undergraduate were 9.25 percent. Those who had not completed any grade made up 3.66 percent, of which 52.86 percent were males.

There were more males than females among those who attended or finished pre-school (53.18 percent), special education (64.71 percent), elementary (53.28 percent), high school (50.29 percent), and college undergraduate (51.06 percent). On the other hand, there were more females than males among those who attended post-secondary (60.26 percent), academic degree holder (56.86 percent), post baccalaureate courses (57.29 percent), and those individuals whose grade were not stated with (50.79 percent). 

 

Figure 6 Total Population Five Years and Over

by Highest Grade Completed and Sex in Tanjay City, 2015

 

Majority of the household population were literate

Of the household population 10 years old and over in Tanjay City, about 98.31 percent were literate. Literacy rate among females (98.39 percent) was higher than among males (98.24 percent). The female age group 15 to 19 years registered the highest proportion (99.57 percent) of literate females while the male age group 10 to 14 years registered the highest proportion (99.32 percent) of literate males.

Table 1 Literacy Rate of the Household Population 10 Years Old and Over

by Sex and Age Group in Tanjay City: 2015

 

Age Group

 Literate

 Both Sexes

 Male

 Female

TANJAY CITY

     

Total

               98.31

               98.24

               98.39

10 - 14

               99.41

               99.32

               99.52

15 - 19

               99.41

               99.25

               99.57

20 - 24

               98.90

               98.58

               99.26

25 - 29

               99.22

               99.00

               99.48

30 - 34

               98.87

               98.82

               98.92

35 - 39

               98.34

               98.04

               98.65

40 - 44

               98.39

               98.20

               98.59

45 - 49

               98.46

               98.26

               98.68

50 - 54

               97.96

               97.73

               98.19

55 - 59

               97.86

               97.53

               98.20

60 - 64

               97.29

               97.53

               97.06

65 years old and over

               94.37

               94.63

               94.17

 

Elementary Occupations were the largest occupation group

Of the gainful workers (15 years old and over), elementary occupations (33.52 percent) comprised the largest occupation group in Tanjay City with 64.48 percent male workers and 35.52 percent female workers. Skilled Agricultural Forestry and Fishery Workers placed second with 18.92 percent while services and sales workers came in third with 13.54 percent.

There are more females than males in the occupation group of managers (55.82 percent), professionals (68.49 percent), clerical support workers (59.18 percent), and service and sales workers (52.01 percent). Male dominated the occupation group of technicians and associate professionals, skilled agricultural forestry and fishery workers, craft and related trades workers, plant and machine operators and assemblers, and armed forces occupations with 56.96 percent, 86.06 percent, 89.18 percent, 98.86 percent, and 100.00 percent, respectively.

 

Figure 7 Gainful Workers (15 Years Old and Over)
by Major Occupation Group and Sex in Tanjay City: 2015.

 

 

TABLE 1 Total Population by Age Group and Sex in Tanjay City: 2015

 

Age Group

 Both Sexes

 Male

 Female

       

TANJAY CITY

     

All Ages

           80,532

           41,021

           39,511

Under 1

              1,442

                 760

                 682

1 - 4

              6,179

              3,208

              2,971

5 - 9

              7,779

              3,988

              3,791

10 - 14

              8,194

              4,240

              3,954

15 - 19

              7,790

              4,031

              3,759

20 - 24

              6,913

              3,677

              3,236

25 - 29

              5,784

              3,101

              2,683

30 - 34

              4,711

              2,393

              2,318

35 - 39

              4,888

              2,509

              2,379

40 - 44

              4,802

              2,457

              2,345

45 - 49

              4,693

              2,418

              2,275

50 - 54

              4,323

              2,168

              2,155

55 - 59

              3,695

              1,865

              1,830

60 - 64

              3,248

              1,581

              1,667

65 - 69

              2,181

              1,044

              1,137

70 - 74

              1,487

                 619

                 868

75 - 79

              1,322

                 535

                 787

80 years and over

              1,101

                 427

                 674

0 - 4

              7,621

              3,968

              3,653

0 - 14

           23,594

           12,196

           11,398

15 - 64

           50,847

           26,200

           24,647

18 years and over

           52,048

           26,305

           25,743

60 years and over

              9,339

              4,206

              5,133

65 years and over

              6,091

              2,625

              3,466

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

 

TABLE 2 Total Population 10 Years Old and Over by Age Group, Marital Status and Sex in Tanjay City: 2015

Sex and Age Group

 Total
Population
10 Years Old and Over 

 Marital Status

Single

Married

Widowed

 Divorced/ Separated

 Common-Law/ Live-in

Unknown

               

TANJAY CITY

           

Both Sexes

           65,132

           27,716

           29,006

              3,602

              1,148

              3,650

                   10

Below 20

           15,984

           15,595

                 116

                     2

                     1

                 268

                     2

20 - 24

              6,913

              4,838

              1,250

                     9

                   27

                 788

                     1

25 - 29

              5,784

              2,506

              2,478

                   13

                   66

                 719

                     2

30 - 34

              4,711

              1,148

              2,962

                   28

                   84

                 489

                    -  

35 - 39

              4,888

                 795

              3,489

                   74

                 158

                 371

                     1

40 - 44

              4,802

                 684

              3,601

                   79

                 154

                 283

                     1

45 - 49

              4,693

                 556

              3,570

                 160

                 161

                 245

                     1

50 - 54

              4,323

                 454

              3,312

                 235

                 160

                 161

                     1

55 - 59

              3,695

                 398

              2,700

                 338

                 125

                 133

                     1

60 - 64

              3,248

                 312

              2,236

                 493

                 113

                   94

                    -  

65 - 69

              2,181

                 185

              1,442

                 455

                   52

                   47

                    -  

70 - 74

              1,487

                   91

                 851

                 501

                   21

                   23

                    -  

75 - 79

              1,322

                   90

                 644

                 556

                   16

                   16

                    -  

80 years and over

              1,101

                   64

                 355

                 659

                   10

                   13

                    -  

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

 

TABLE 2 Total Population 10 Years Old and Over by Age Group, Marital Status and Sex in Tanjay City: 2015 continued…

Sex and Age Group

 Total
Population
10 Years Old and Over 

Marital Status

 Single

Married

Widowed

 Divorced/ Separated

 Common-Law/ Live-in

 Unknown

               

Male

           33,065

           15,464

           14,396

                 909

                 483

              1,809

                     4

Below 20

              8,271

              8,202

                   15

                    -  

                     1

                   51

                     2

20 - 24

              3,677

              2,929

                 395

                     1

                     1

                 351

                    -  

25 - 29

              3,101

              1,584

              1,122

                     2

                   12

                 381

                    -  

30 - 34

              2,393

                 721

              1,374

                     8

                   30

                 260

                    -  

35 - 39

              2,509

                 511

              1,704

                   27

                   62

                 205

                    -  

40 - 44

              2,457

                 447

              1,775

                   18

                   67

                 149

                     1

45 - 49

              2,418

                 331

              1,812

                   56

                   77

                 141

                     1

50 - 54

              2,168

                 259

              1,698

                   55

                   78

                   78

                    -  

55 - 59

              1,865

                 210

              1,434

                   90

                   60

                   71

                    -  

60 - 64

              1,581

                 130

              1,217

                 126

                   49

                   59

                    -  

65 - 69

              1,044

                   73

                 809

                 107

                   26

                   29

                    -  

70 - 74

                 619

                   31

                 448

                 115

                   10

                   15

                    -  

75 - 79

                 535

                   20

                 372

                 127

                     6

                   10

                    -  

80 years and over

                 427

                   16

                 221

                 177

                     4

                     9

                    -  

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

TABLE 2 Total Population 10 Years Old and Over by Age Group, Marital Status and Sex in Tanjay City: 2015 continued…

Sex and Age Group

 Total
Population
10 Years Old and Over 

Marital Status

 Single

 Married

 Widowed

 Divorced/ Separated

 Common-Law/ Live-in

 Unknown

               

Female

           32,067

           12,252

           14,610

              2,693

                 665

              1,841

                     6

Below 20

              7,713

              7,393

                 101

                     2

                    -  

                 217

                    -  

20 - 24

              3,236

              1,909

                 855

                     8

                   26

                 437

                     1

25 - 29

              2,683

                 922

              1,356

                   11

                   54

                 338

                     2

30 - 34

              2,318

                 427

              1,588

                   20

                   54

                 229

                    -  

35 - 39

              2,379

                 284

              1,785

                   47

                   96

                 166

                     1

40 - 44

              2,345

                 237

              1,826

                   61

                   87

                 134

                    -  

45 - 49

              2,275

                 225

              1,758

                 104

                   84

                 104

                    -  

50 - 54

              2,155

                 195

              1,614

                 180

                   82

                   83

                     1

55 - 59

              1,830

                 188

              1,266

                 248

                   65

                   62

                     1

60 - 64

              1,667

                 182

              1,019

                 367

                   64

                   35

                    -  

65 - 69

              1,137

                 112

                 633

                 348

                   26

                   18

                    -  

70 - 74

                 868

                   60

                 403

                 386

                   11

                     8

                    -  

75 - 79

                 787

                   70

                 272

                 429

                   10

                     6

                    -  

80 years and over

                 674

                   48

                 134

                 482

                     6

                     4

                    -  

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

 

TABLE 3 Household Population 5 to 24 Years Old Who Were Currently Attending School by Sex and Age Group in Tanjay City: 2015

Age Group                                           

 Household Population
5 to 24 Years Old

 Household Population 5 to 24 Years Old
Who Were Currently Attending School
 

 Both Sexes

 Male

 Female

 Both Sexes

 Male

 Female

TANJAY CITY

           

Total

           30,631

           15,909

           14,722

           21,408

           10,933

           10,475

5 - 9

              7,779

              3,988

              3,791

              7,363

              3,767

              3,596

10 - 14

              8,194

              4,240

              3,954

              7,842

              4,018

              3,824

15 - 19

              7,766

              4,020

              3,746

              5,051

              2,506

              2,545

20 - 24

              6,892

              3,661

              3,231

              1,152

                 642

                 510

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

 

TABLE 4  Total Population 5 Years Old and Over by Highest Grade/Year Completed by Sex in Tanjay City: 2015

Highest Grade/Year Completed

Total
Population                  5 Years Old             and Over

 Male

 Female

       

TANJAY CITY

     

Both Sexes

           72,911

           37,053

           35,858

No Grade Completed

              2,671

              1,412

              1,259

Pre-School

              1,493

                 794

                 699

Special Education

                   17

                   11

                     6

Elementary

           31,778

           16,930

           14,848

    1st - 4th Grade

           16,323

              9,149

              7,174

    5th - 6th Grade

              5,080

              2,681

              2,399

    Graduate

           10,375

              5,100

              5,275

High School

           20,470

           10,295

           10,175

    Undergraduate

              9,930

              5,055

              4,875

    Graduate

           10,540

              5,240

              5,300

Post-Secondary

              1,097

                 436

                 661

    Undergraduate

                     6

                     1

                     5

    Graduate

              1,091

                 435

                 656

College Undergraduate

              6,745

              3,444

              3,301

Academic Degree Holder

              8,481

              3,659

              4,822

Post Baccalaureate

                   96

                   41

                   55

Not Stated

                   63

                   31

                   32

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

TABLE 5  Literacy of the Household Population 10 Years Old and Over by Sex and Age Group in Tanjay City: 2015

Age Group

 Literate

 Both Sexes

 Male

 Female

       

TANJAY CITY

     

Total

         65,018

         32,973

         32,045

10 - 14

           8,194

           4,240

           3,954

15 - 19

           7,766

           4,020

           3,746

20 - 24

           6,892

           3,661

           3,231

25 - 29

           5,772

           3,090

           2,682

30 - 34

           4,699

           2,381

           2,318

35 - 39

           4,874

           2,495

           2,379

40 - 44

           4,792

           2,448

           2,344

45 - 49

           4,684

           2,410

           2,274

50 - 54

           4,314

           2,160

           2,154

55 - 59

           3,694

           1,864

           1,830

60 - 64

           3,247

           1,580

           1,667

65 years old and over

           6,090

           2,624

           3,466

 

Source: 2015 Census of Population

 

 

 

(SGD)  ARIEL T. FORTUITO

Provincial Statistics Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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