Bontong, Municipality of Malangas, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityMalangas
Postal code7038
Population (2015)542
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6067, 122.9708

Bontong is a barangay in the municipality of Malangas, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 542. This represented 1.62% of the total population of Malangas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bontong is 1 to 4, with 70 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 18
1 to 470
5 to 966
10 to 1457
15 to 1949
20 to 2449
25 to 2951
30 to 3429
35 to 3920
40 to 4424
45 to 4929
50 to 5432
55 to 5922
60 to 6416
65 to 694
70 to 748
75 to 792
80 and over6
Total542

Historical population

The population of Bontong fell from 574 in 1990 to 542 in 2015, a decrease of 32 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.72%, or an increase of 20 people, from the previous population of 522 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
574
498-2.63%
5351.55%
5640.73%
522-2.78%
5420.72%

Location

Bontong is situated at approximately 7.6067, 122.9708, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 217.8 meters or 714.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bontong 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.