Bessang, Municipality of Allacapan, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
MunicipalityAllacapan
Postal code3523
Population (2015)1,243
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates18.1647, 121.5803

Bessang is a barangay in the municipality of Allacapan, in the province of Cagayan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,243. This represented 3.70% of the total population of Allacapan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bessang is 10 to 14, with 155 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 4109
5 to 9125
10 to 14155
15 to 19109
20 to 2489
25 to 2987
30 to 3488
35 to 3997
40 to 4483
45 to 4969
50 to 5458
55 to 5942
60 to 6443
65 to 6928
70 to 7414
75 to 7913
80 and over19
Total1,243

Historical population

The population of Bessang grew from 875 in 1990 to 1,243 in 2015, an increase of 368 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 60 people, from the previous population of 1,183 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
875
9251.05%
9911.49%
1,1462.02%
1,1831.16%
1,2430.95%

Location

Bessang is situated at approximately 18.1647, 121.5803, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.4 meters or 76.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bessang 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.