Besao East, Municipality of Besao, Mountain Province

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
MunicipalityBesao
Postal code2618
Population (2015)319
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.0778, 120.8694

Besao East, formerly Besao Proper, is a barangay in the municipality of Besao, in Mountain Province. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 319. This represented 4.53% of the total population of Besao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Besao East is 10 to 14, with 31 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 65 to 69, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110
1 to 426
5 to 929
10 to 1431
15 to 1923
20 to 2428
25 to 2924
30 to 3422
35 to 3926
40 to 4419
45 to 4921
50 to 5410
55 to 597
60 to 648
65 to 694
70 to 7416
75 to 798
80 and over7
Total319

Historical population

The population of Besao East fell from 503 in 1990 to 319 in 2015, a decrease of 184 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.07%, or a decrease of 37 people, from the previous population of 356 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
503
5742.50%
6251.84%
323-8.70%
3563.60%
319-2.07%

Location

Besao East is situated at approximately 17.0778, 120.8694, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,398.3 meters or 4,587.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Besao East 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.