Pongco, Municipality of Bacacay, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
MunicipalityBacacay
Postal code4509
Population (2015)1,022
Philippine major island(s)Cagraray
Coordinates13.3329, 123.8933

Pongco, formerly Lower Bonga, is a barangay in the municipality of Bacacay, in the province of Albay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,022. This represented 1.48% of the total population of Bacacay.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pongco is 10 to 14, with 163 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 4103
5 to 9128
10 to 14163
15 to 1981
20 to 2462
25 to 2969
30 to 3459
35 to 3946
40 to 4447
45 to 4950
50 to 5448
55 to 5938
60 to 6440
65 to 6929
70 to 7425
75 to 7910
80 and over6
Total1,022

Historical population

The population of Pongco grew from 904 in 1990 to 1,022 in 2015, an increase of 118 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.20%, or an increase of 62 people, from the previous population of 960 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
904
9771.47%
916-1.37%
9310.22%
9601.12%
1,0221.20%

Location

Pongco is situated at approximately 13.3329, 123.8933, in the island of Cagraray. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.1 meters or 75.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pongco 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.