Besao West, Municipality of Besao, Mountain Province

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
MunicipalityBesao
Postal code2618
Population (2015)387
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.0736, 120.8589

Besao West is a barangay in the municipality of Besao, in Mountain Province. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 387. This represented 5.50% 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 West is 20 to 24, with 49 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12
1 to 420
5 to 936
10 to 1437
15 to 1939
20 to 2449
25 to 2927
30 to 3424
35 to 3919
40 to 4419
45 to 4922
50 to 5419
55 to 5925
60 to 6413
65 to 698
70 to 7414
75 to 797
80 and over7
Total387

Historical population

The population of Besao West fell from 593 in 1990 to 387 in 2015, a decrease of 206 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 4.50%, or a decrease of 106 people, from the previous population of 493 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
593
6020.28%
7203.91%
455-6.13%
4932.96%
387-4.50%

Location

Besao West is situated at approximately 17.0736, 120.8589, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,430.0 meters or 4,691.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Besao West 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.