Balong, Municipality of Datu Piang, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
MunicipalityDatu Piang
Postal code9607
Population (2015)654
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.0830, 124.4325

Balong is a barangay in the municipality of Datu Piang, in the province of Maguindanao. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 654. This represented 2.55% of the total population of Datu Piang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balong is 5 to 9, with 93 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 462
5 to 993
10 to 1469
15 to 1967
20 to 2448
25 to 2968
30 to 3467
35 to 3943
40 to 4429
45 to 4926
50 to 5417
55 to 5924
60 to 6410
65 to 6912
70 to 744
75 to 791
80 and over
Total654

Historical population

The population of Balong fell from 976 in 1990 to 654 in 2015, a decrease of 322 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 12.51%, or a decrease of 666 people, from the previous population of 1,320 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
976
1,0110.66%
1,2815.21%
1,4641.86%
1,320-3.70%
654-12.51%

Location

Balong is situated at approximately 7.0830, 124.4325, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.4 meters or 14.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balong 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.