Biong, Municipality of Gigmoto, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
MunicipalityGigmoto
Postal code4804
Population (2015)880
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Coordinates13.7688, 124.3591

Biong is a barangay in the municipality of Gigmoto, in the province of Catanduanes. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 880. This represented 10.52% of the total population of Gigmoto.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Biong is 5 to 9, with 133 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125
1 to 4110
5 to 9133
10 to 14114
15 to 1986
20 to 2464
25 to 2956
30 to 3442
35 to 3950
40 to 4435
45 to 4935
50 to 5429
55 to 5938
60 to 6421
65 to 6914
70 to 7411
75 to 7913
80 and over4
Total880

Historical population

The population of Biong grew from 506 in 1990 to 880 in 2015, an increase of 374 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 56 people, from the previous population of 824 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
506
5591.88%
6493.25%
7281.60%
8244.61%
8801.26%

Location

Biong is situated at approximately 13.7688, 124.3591, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 353.8 meters or 1,160.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Biong 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.