Bentung, Municipality of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityPolomolok
Postal code9504
Population (2015)1,374
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.2229, 125.0030

Bentung is a barangay in the municipality of Polomolok, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,374. This represented 0.90% of the total population of Polomolok.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bentung is 20 to 24, with 184 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 147
1 to 4155
5 to 9151
10 to 14148
15 to 19143
20 to 24184
25 to 29119
30 to 3484
35 to 3981
40 to 4468
45 to 4959
50 to 5446
55 to 5940
60 to 6417
65 to 6910
70 to 749
75 to 798
80 and over5
Total1,374

Historical population

The population of Bentung grew from 943 in 1990 to 1,374 in 2015, an increase of 431 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.54%, or an increase of 286 people, from the previous population of 1,088 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
943
1,5129.25%
1,481-0.44%
1,166-3.24%
1,088-2.49%
1,3744.54%

Location

Bentung is situated at approximately 6.2229, 125.0030, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 295.6 meters or 969.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bentung 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.