Tonggosong, 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)1,321
Coordinates4.9163, 119.8190

Tonggosong is a barangay in the municipality of Simunul, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,321. This represented 4.23% of the total population of Simunul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tonggosong is 10 to 14, with 184 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 18
1 to 483
5 to 9137
10 to 14184
15 to 19178
20 to 24121
25 to 29100
30 to 34113
35 to 39131
40 to 4482
45 to 4954
50 to 5435
55 to 5928
60 to 6419
65 to 6916
70 to 7414
75 to 7916
80 and over2
Total1,321

Historical population

The population of Tonggosong grew from 820 in 1990 to 1,321 in 2015, an increase of 501 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.39%, or a decrease of 101 people, from the previous population of 1,422 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
820
1,2908.86%
1,236-0.91%
1,7635.02%
1,422-7.53%
1,321-1.39%

Location

Tonggosong is situated at approximately 4.9163, 119.8190. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.1 meters or 39.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tonggosong 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.