Bokong, Municipality of Labangan, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityLabangan
Postal code7017
Population (2015)1,653
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.9180, 123.4557

Bokong is a barangay in the municipality of Labangan, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,653. This represented 3.96% of the total population of Labangan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bokong is 10 to 14, with 197 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130
1 to 4149
5 to 9195
10 to 14197
15 to 19146
20 to 24146
25 to 29119
30 to 3492
35 to 39100
40 to 4494
45 to 4989
50 to 5468
55 to 5967
60 to 6452
65 to 6950
70 to 7436
75 to 7913
80 and over10
Total1,653

Historical population

The population of Bokong grew from 1,233 in 1990 to 1,653 in 2015, an increase of 420 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.92%, or an increase of 232 people, from the previous population of 1,421 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,233
1,3051.07%
1,4111.69%
1,4480.36%
1,421-0.68%
1,6532.92%

Location

Bokong is situated at approximately 7.9180, 123.4557, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 136.1 meters or 446.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bokong 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.