Bakong, Municipality of Languyan, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalityLanguyan
Postal code7509
Population (2015)1,657
Philippine major island(s)Tawitawi
Coordinates5.1980, 119.9796

Bakong is a barangay in the municipality of Languyan, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,657. This represented 4.95% of the total population of Languyan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bakong is 5 to 9, with 247 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4234
5 to 9247
10 to 14174
15 to 19142
20 to 24183
25 to 29169
30 to 34118
35 to 39138
40 to 4480
45 to 4952
50 to 5428
55 to 5921
60 to 6412
65 to 699
70 to 746
75 to 791
80 and over
Total1,657

Historical population

The population of Bakong grew from 1,640 in 1990 to 1,657 in 2015, an increase of 17 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 4.44%, or a decrease of 447 people, from the previous population of 2,104 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,640
1,6670.31%
2,4378.48%
2,5230.48%
2,104-6.40%
1,657-4.44%

Location

Bakong is situated at approximately 5.1980, 119.9796, in the island of Tawitawi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 64.6 meters or 211.9 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.