The map below (Map 7) that commercial sites of Titay is located in between of these 2 faults, where also the municipal hall is situated and having a distance of 316.70 meters away from 200/severe measure fault line which meant as the most severe impact.
The very center of the fault lines will shake minimally compared to the 200 meters wide periphery of the fault lines which has the highest impact.
The Planners has considered the displaced units inhabited with 299 and 191 households found densely in barangay Palomoc and Namnama respectively and are coencidentially situate along the 200 meters wide periphery which is the most impact portion of fault line due to the presence of the national high way and barangay hall going to Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte.
2.2 Urban Developments Trends
2.2.1 Population Size and Structure
Table -2 Population Composition by School-Age, Working-Age, Dependent-Age Group and Sex Year 2010
|Age Group||Both Sexes||Male||Female||Sex Ratio
(Male to Female
|School going population|
|Pre school (3-6)||4,617||2,481||53.74||2,136||46.26||116 : 86|
|Elementary (7-12)||7,320||3,879||52.99||3,441||47.01||113 : 89|
|Secondary (13-16)||4,605||2,467||53.57||2,138||46.43||115 : 87|
|Tertiary (17-21)||4,427||2,365||54.29||2,062||46.58||115 : 87|
|Working age (15 & 64)||27,218||14,778||54.30||12,440||45.71||119 : 84|
|Labor Force (15 & over)||29,047||15,772||53.28||13,275||45.70||119 : 84|
|Young (0-14)||17,935||9,556||53.28||8,379||46.72||114 : 88|
|Old ( 65-over)||1,549||818||52.81||731||47.19||112 : 89|
Source: DepEd and Computed based on the data on Household Population by Age Group.
Titay has 43,723 household populations in 2007. It increased by 5.88% or 2,733 by 2010. 8.52% of the total provincial population of Zamboanga Sibugay comprised the household population of the municipality of Titay. Male populations dominated by 5.62% over female. There are 52.81% males and 47.19% females which mean there are 111 males in every 89 females. In age group, 9.94% of the total population are pre schoolers; 15.75% is elementary; 9.52% tertiary; 58.59% belongs to working age; 62.52% labor force and 41.19% are dependent populations. Among the age group, Labor force has the biggest in terms of population size followed by working age. Old dependents comprised the smallest among the age group as shown in table 1.
The municipal sex ratio declines in the older age groups. It characterized by a typical broad base at the bottom consisting a large numbers of children and a narrow top made up of a relatively small number of elderly. Majority of the population under school going population is dominated by elementary with 7,320 or 35.42% of the total school going population. It also shows that male dominated female resulting a sex ratio of 115 male for every 87 females.
Labor force population are also dominated by males with a sex ratio of 119 males in every 84 females. In the same period, depended population which consist of young and old population are dictated by males over female with a sex ratio of 113 males in every 88 females.