Balong, Municipality of Pikit, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityPikit
Postal code9409
Population (2015)3,178
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.0327, 124.6366

Balong is a barangay in the municipality of Pikit, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,178. This represented 2.06% of the total population of Pikit.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balong is 5 to 9, with 422 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1112
1 to 4420
5 to 9422
10 to 14391
15 to 19377
20 to 24365
25 to 29309
30 to 34171
35 to 39155
40 to 44124
45 to 4987
50 to 5468
55 to 5946
60 to 6445
65 to 6934
70 to 7427
75 to 7915
80 and over10
Total3,178

Historical population

The population of Balong grew from 508 in 1990 to 3,178 in 2015, an increase of 2,670 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 8.38%, or an increase of 1,096 people, from the previous population of 2,082 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
508
5973.07%
94910.45%
1,4546.06%
2,08213.96%
3,1788.38%

Location

Balong is situated at approximately 7.0327, 124.6366, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.6 meters or 24.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balong 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.