Tongusong, Municipality of Sitangkai, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalitySitangkai
Postal code7506
Population (2015)2,979
Coordinates4.7438, 119.4083

Tongusong is a barangay in the municipality of Sitangkai, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,979. This represented 8.94% of the total population of Sitangkai.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tongusong is 5 to 9, with 473 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 179
1 to 4395
5 to 9473
10 to 14382
15 to 19272
20 to 24232
25 to 29257
30 to 34205
35 to 39211
40 to 44147
45 to 49101
50 to 5486
55 to 5948
60 to 6449
65 to 6915
70 to 749
75 to 799
80 and over9
Total2,979

Historical population

The population of Tongusong grew from 2,115 in 1990 to 2,979 in 2015, an increase of 864 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 8.87%, or an increase of 1,073 people, from the previous population of 1,906 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,115
1,458-6.73%
1,8074.71%
2,4734.42%
1,906-9.04%
2,9798.87%

Location

Tongusong is situated at approximately 4.7438, 119.4083. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.9 meters or 22.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tongusong 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.