Income Classification: 3rd Class
Urban/Rural: Partially Urban
Population (as of 2010): 30,048
Mayor: Hon. Mary Ann Lucero-Cartalla
The municipality of Bayog is among the top revenue-producing municipalities in Zamboanga del Sur. However, there is only one financial institution operates in the town but there are several cooperatives which also contribute to the town's overall income. Bayog is mainly an agricultural province with over 20 rice and corn mills. The people rely mainly on crop raising and animal husbandry. Bayog has also been cited as the Livestock Center of the region because of the Western Mindanao Livestock Development Center in Barangay Kahayagan, which is responsible for the improvement of livestock products in Zamboanga Peninsula through right breeding. The people have also been engaged in logging with its vast forest lands. Mining is a major industry in Bayog. Gold is concentrated in Barangay Depore while copper, lead and steel are mined in Brgy. Bubuan and Brgy. Liba.