Bacungan, Municipality of Leon B. Postigo, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
MunicipalityLeon B. Postigo
Postal code7125
Population (2015)5,072
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1406, 122.9329

Bacungan, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Leon B. Postigo, in the province of Zamboanga del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,072. This represented 19.34% of the total population of Leon B. Postigo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bacungan is 10 to 14, with 611 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 50 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1125
1 to 4468
5 to 9591
10 to 14611
15 to 19494
20 to 24398
25 to 29331
30 to 34275
35 to 39336
40 to 44306
45 to 49265
50 to 54232
55 to 59210
60 to 64149
65 to 69101
70 to 7475
75 to 7950
80 and over55
Total5,072

Historical population

The population of Bacungan grew from 3,009 in 1990 to 5,072 in 2015, an increase of 2,063 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.55%, or a decrease of 150 people, from the previous population of 5,222 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,009
3,5353.06%
3,484-0.31%
3,8611.43%
5,22211.62%
5,072-0.55%

Location

Bacungan is situated at approximately 8.1406, 122.9329, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 95.7 meters or 314.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bacungan 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.