Bungkaung, Municipality of Patikul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPatikul
Postal code7401
Population (2015)1,105
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0323, 121.0491

Bungkaung is a barangay in the municipality of Patikul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,105. This represented 1.77% of the total population of Patikul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bungkaung is 10 to 14, with 193 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1
1 to 429
5 to 9152
10 to 14193
15 to 19177
20 to 24108
25 to 29101
30 to 3460
35 to 3980
40 to 4463
45 to 4957
50 to 5442
55 to 5918
60 to 6411
65 to 694
70 to 745
75 to 791
80 and over4
Total1,105

Historical population

The population of Bungkaung grew from 667 in 1990 to 1,105 in 2015, an increase of 438 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 13.93%, or an increase of 548 people, from the previous population of 557 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
667
642-0.71%
6420.00%
7632.41%
557-10.82%
1,10513.93%

Location

Bungkaung is situated at approximately 6.0323, 121.0491, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 264.2 meters or 866.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bungkaung 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.