Botong, Municipality of Oton, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
MunicipalityOton
Postal code5020
Population (2015)5,141
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.6936, 122.4397

Botong is a barangay in the municipality of Oton, in the province of Iloilo. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,141. This represented 5.77% of the total population of Oton.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Botong is 10 to 14, with 534 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 54 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 196
1 to 4367
5 to 9520
10 to 14534
15 to 19508
20 to 24477
25 to 29419
30 to 34387
35 to 39343
40 to 44321
45 to 49264
50 to 54247
55 to 59191
60 to 64175
65 to 69114
70 to 7470
75 to 7954
80 and over54
Total5,141

Historical population

The population of Botong grew from 3,013 in 1990 to 5,141 in 2015, an increase of 2,128 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.22%, or an increase of 560 people, from the previous population of 4,581 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,013
3,4872.77%
3,8632.22%
4,3831.76%
4,5811.62%
5,1412.22%

Location

Botong is situated at approximately 10.6936, 122.4397, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.1 meters or 33.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Botong 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.