Tongehat, Municipality of Sibutu, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalitySibutu
Population (2015)1,559
Philippine major island(s)Sibutu
Coordinates4.6830, 119.4739

Tongehat is a barangay in the municipality of Sibutu, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,559. This represented 5.13% of the total population of Sibutu.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tongehat is 5 to 9, with 201 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 132
1 to 4160
5 to 9201
10 to 14175
15 to 19164
20 to 24144
25 to 29132
30 to 34119
35 to 39113
40 to 4493
45 to 4976
50 to 5466
55 to 5933
60 to 6422
65 to 6914
70 to 7412
75 to 79
80 and over3
Total1,559

Historical population

The population of Tongehat grew from 975 in 1990 to 1,559 in 2015, an increase of 584 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.62%, or an increase of 126 people, from the previous population of 1,433 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
975
1,0842.01%
1,2342.82%
1,4302.05%
1,4330.08%
1,5591.62%

Location

Tongehat is situated at approximately 4.6830, 119.4739, in the island of Sibutu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.5 meters or 41.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tongehat shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.