Benitez, Municipality of Banga, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityBanga
Postal code9511
Population (2015)3,149
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.4014, 124.7792

Benitez, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Banga, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,149. This represented 3.75% of the total population of Banga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Benitez is 10 to 14, with 326 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 35 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 144
1 to 4226
5 to 9317
10 to 14326
15 to 19261
20 to 24280
25 to 29225
30 to 34233
35 to 39228
40 to 44221
45 to 49185
50 to 54170
55 to 59116
60 to 64103
65 to 6971
70 to 7457
75 to 7951
80 and over35
Total3,149

Historical population

The population of Benitez grew from 2,449 in 1990 to 3,149 in 2015, an increase of 700 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.12%, or an increase of 329 people, from the previous population of 2,820 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,449
2,175-2.20%
2,4983.01%
2,8972.06%
2,820-0.98%
3,1492.12%

Location

Benitez is situated at approximately 6.4014, 124.7792, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 180.5 meters or 592.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benitez 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.