Bacung, Municipality of Sumisip, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalitySumisip
Postal code7305
Population (2015)1,900
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5027, 122.0300

Bacung is a barangay in the municipality of Sumisip, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,900. This represented 4.55% of the total population of Sumisip.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bacung is 5 to 9, with 306 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 148
1 to 4249
5 to 9306
10 to 14276
15 to 19235
20 to 24182
25 to 29107
30 to 34109
35 to 39108
40 to 4473
45 to 4972
50 to 5439
55 to 5923
60 to 6430
65 to 6926
70 to 745
75 to 795
80 and over7
Total1,900

Historical population

The population of Bacung grew from 976 in 1990 to 1,900 in 2015, an increase of 924 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.23%, or a decrease of 128 people, from the previous population of 2,028 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
976
1,1713.47%
1,4564.78%
2,3376.74%
2,028-5.03%
1,900-1.23%

Location

Bacung is situated at approximately 6.5027, 122.0300, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 440.4 meters or 1,444.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bacung 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.