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Zamboanga Peninsula population up by half-million

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THE National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) announced that the population of Zamboanga Peninsula has reached 3,407,353 as of May 1, 2010, marking an increase of 575,941 within a period of 10 years.

This developed as the NSCB data showed that the region has registered a population increase at an average rate of 1.87 annually from the year 2000 to 2010.

Zamboanga Peninsula's population as of May 1, 2000 was 2,831,412, according to the NSCB.

"This figure translated to about two persons added every year for every 100 persons in the population," the NSCB said.

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