Benembengan Upper, Municipality of Sumisip, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalitySumisip
Postal code7305
Population (2015)1,443
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5175, 121.9714

Benembengan Upper is a barangay in the municipality of Sumisip, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,443. This represented 3.46% of the total population of Sumisip.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Benembengan Upper is 1 to 4, with 281 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 177
1 to 4281
5 to 9189
10 to 14172
15 to 19143
20 to 2485
25 to 2973
30 to 34103
35 to 3972
40 to 4496
45 to 4979
50 to 5426
55 to 5923
60 to 6413
65 to 696
70 to 743
75 to 79
80 and over2
Total1,443

Historical population

The population of Benembengan Upper grew from 830 in 1990 to 1,443 in 2015, an increase of 613 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.89%, or an increase of 426 people, from the previous population of 1,017 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
830
9292.13%
1,2556.66%
1,253-0.02%
1,017-7.31%
1,4436.89%

Location

Benembengan Upper is situated at approximately 6.5175, 121.9714, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 505.1 meters or 1,657.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benembengan Upper 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.