Bongcanaway, Municipality of Balud, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBalud
Postal code5412
Population (2015)591
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9389, 123.1821

Bongcanaway is a barangay in the municipality of Balud, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 591. This represented 1.55% of the total population of Balud.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bongcanaway is 5 to 9, with 78 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 70 to 74, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17
1 to 456
5 to 978
10 to 1461
15 to 1971
20 to 2442
25 to 2930
30 to 3431
35 to 3932
40 to 4440
45 to 4927
50 to 5424
55 to 5915
60 to 6429
65 to 6920
70 to 747
75 to 7911
80 and over10
Total591

Historical population

The population of Bongcanaway grew from 524 in 1990 to 591 in 2015, an increase of 67 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 26 people, from the previous population of 565 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
524
5992.54%
565-1.25%
5720.17%
565-0.45%
5910.86%

Location

Bongcanaway is situated at approximately 11.9389, 123.1821, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 56.7 meters or 186.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bongcanaway 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.