Besong, Municipality of Kayapa, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
MunicipalityKayapa
Postal code3708
Population (2015)921
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.3402, 120.8829

Besong is a barangay in the municipality of Kayapa, in the province of Nueva Vizcaya. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 921. This represented 3.88% of the total population of Kayapa.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Besong is 10 to 14, with 104 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4102
5 to 996
10 to 14104
15 to 1986
20 to 2482
25 to 2971
30 to 3474
35 to 3945
40 to 4450
45 to 4943
50 to 5443
55 to 5940
60 to 6419
65 to 699
70 to 746
75 to 7910
80 and over10
Total921

Historical population

The population of Besong grew from 476 in 1990 to 921 in 2015, an increase of 445 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 8.60%, or an increase of 324 people, from the previous population of 597 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
476
4990.89%
5000.04%
5501.32%
5973.03%
9218.60%

Location

Besong is situated at approximately 16.3402, 120.8829, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,350.8 meters or 4,431.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Besong 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.