Pongayan, Municipality of Kapangan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityKapangan
Postal code2613
Population (2015)786
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.5604, 120.5849

Pongayan is a barangay in the municipality of Kapangan, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 786. This represented 4.06% of the total population of Kapangan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pongayan is 5 to 9, with 88 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110
1 to 481
5 to 988
10 to 1487
15 to 1966
20 to 2451
25 to 2960
30 to 3458
35 to 3968
40 to 4445
45 to 4927
50 to 5422
55 to 5926
60 to 6429
65 to 6917
70 to 7424
75 to 7918
80 and over9
Total786

Historical population

The population of Pongayan grew from 670 in 1990 to 786 in 2015, an increase of 116 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.45%, or a decrease of 159 people, from the previous population of 945 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
670
594-2.23%
6642.42%
6810.35%
94512.67%
786-3.45%

Location

Pongayan is situated at approximately 16.5604, 120.5849, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,093.3 meters or 3,586.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pongayan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.