Begong, Municipality of Tigbao, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityTigbao
Postal code7043
Population (2015)3,359
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8576, 123.2808

Begong is a barangay in the municipality of Tigbao, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,359. This represented 16.01% of the total population of Tigbao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Begong is 10 to 14, with 399 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 28 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 187
1 to 4337
5 to 9368
10 to 14399
15 to 19353
20 to 24300
25 to 29201
30 to 34176
35 to 39203
40 to 44193
45 to 49202
50 to 54152
55 to 59119
60 to 6485
65 to 6966
70 to 7452
75 to 7938
80 and over28
Total3,359

Historical population

The population of Begong grew from 2,338 in 1990 to 3,359 in 2015, an increase of 1,021 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.27%, or an increase of 216 people, from the previous population of 3,143 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,338
2,5101.34%
2,7672.11%
3,0051.14%
3,1431.65%
3,3591.27%

Location

Begong is situated at approximately 7.8576, 123.2808, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 527.5 meters or 1,730.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Begong 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.