Balacayon, Municipality of Pigcawayan, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityPigcawayan
Postal code9412
Population (2015)1,067
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.2052, 124.3930

Balacayon is a barangay in the municipality of Pigcawayan, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,067. This represented 1.60% of the total population of Pigcawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balacayon is 10 to 14, with 143 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 127
1 to 499
5 to 9132
10 to 14143
15 to 19137
20 to 24102
25 to 2966
30 to 3460
35 to 3980
40 to 4443
45 to 4954
50 to 5432
55 to 5924
60 to 6416
65 to 6916
70 to 748
75 to 7911
80 and over17
Total1,067

Historical population

The population of Balacayon grew from 675 in 1990 to 1,067 in 2015, an increase of 392 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.89%, or an increase of 100 people, from the previous population of 967 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
675
8805.09%
1,0173.15%
1,3544.03%
967-11.53%
1,0671.89%

Location

Balacayon is situated at approximately 7.2052, 124.3930, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.9 meters or 16.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balacayon 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.