Benguet, Municipality of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityGubat
Postal code4710
Population (2015)543
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.8824, 124.1167

Benguet is a barangay in the municipality of Gubat, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 543. This represented 0.91% of the total population of Gubat.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Benguet is 10 to 14, with 71 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17
1 to 437
5 to 962
10 to 1471
15 to 1958
20 to 2438
25 to 2925
30 to 3429
35 to 3928
40 to 4429
45 to 4936
50 to 5426
55 to 5924
60 to 6422
65 to 6911
70 to 7413
75 to 7910
80 and over17
Total543

Historical population

The population of Benguet grew from 495 in 1990 to 543 in 2015, an increase of 48 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.89%, or a decrease of 126 people, from the previous population of 669 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
495
5602.34%
5840.90%
6050.49%
6693.73%
543-3.89%

Location

Benguet is situated at approximately 12.8824, 124.1167, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 29.8 meters or 97.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benguet 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.