Bakong, Municipality of Simunul, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalitySimunul
Postal code7505
Population (2015)2,707
Coordinates4.8938, 119.8054

Bakong is a barangay in the municipality of Simunul, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,707. This represented 8.67% of the total population of Simunul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bakong is 1 to 4, with 361 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 169
1 to 4361
5 to 9280
10 to 14220
15 to 19203
20 to 24213
25 to 29305
30 to 34239
35 to 39222
40 to 44136
45 to 49115
50 to 54128
55 to 5990
60 to 6461
65 to 6929
70 to 7411
75 to 7912
80 and over13
Total2,707

Historical population

The population of Bakong grew from 2,073 in 1990 to 2,707 in 2015, an increase of 634 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.60%, or a decrease of 87 people, from the previous population of 2,794 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,073
2,4523.20%
2,7452.45%
3,4183.07%
2,794-7.07%
2,707-0.60%

Location

Bakong is situated at approximately 4.8938, 119.8054. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.1 meters or 33.1 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.