Bakong, Municipality of Patikul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPatikul
Postal code7401
Population (2015)677
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0657, 121.0861

Bakong is a barangay in the municipality of Patikul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 677. This represented 1.09% of the total population of Patikul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bakong is 5 to 9, with 103 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 60 to 64, and 65 to 69, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17
1 to 448
5 to 9103
10 to 14100
15 to 1983
20 to 2448
25 to 2932
30 to 3457
35 to 3987
40 to 4443
45 to 4923
50 to 5426
55 to 5914
60 to 643
65 to 693
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over
Total677

Historical population

The population of Bakong grew from 673 in 1990 to 677 in 2015, an increase of 4 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.23%, or an increase of 42 people, from the previous population of 635 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
673
504-5.27%
6756.46%
8162.65%
635-8.72%
6771.23%

Location

Bakong is situated at approximately 6.0657, 121.0861, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 221.8 meters or 727.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bakong 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.