Bangon, Municipality of Gamay, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
MunicipalityGamay
Postal code6422
Population (2020)1,196
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.3651, 125.2360 (12° 22' North, 125° 14' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.3 feet)

Bangon is a barangay in the municipality of Gamay, in the province of Northern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,196. This represented 5.12% of the total population of Gamay.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Bangon in the 2015 Census was 1,350 broken down into 311 households or an average of 4.34 members per household.

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Number of households in Bangon (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
348734.77
4891144.29
6911554.46
8752004.38
1,1262564.40
1,3503114.34

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bangon is 10 to 14, with 170 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 13 individuals.

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Population of Bangon by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1221.62%
1 to 41057.71%
5 to 916211.90%
10 to 1417012.49%
15 to 1916412.05%
20 to 241228.96%
25 to 29987.20%
30 to 34987.20%
35 to 39866.32%
40 to 44695.07%
45 to 49624.56%
50 to 54584.26%
55 to 59543.97%
60 to 64271.98%
65 to 69161.18%
70 to 74211.54%
75 to 79130.96%
80 and over141.03%
Total1,361100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 54.77
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 7.64
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 62.41
  • Median Age: 22.36

Historical population

The population of Bangon grew from 348 in 1990 to 1,196 in 2020, an increase of 848 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 2.68%, or a decrease of 165 people, from the previous population of 1,361 in 2015.

Population of Bangon (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
348
4896.58%
7028.06%
8753.08%
1,1269.61%
1,3613.67%
1,196-2.68%

Location

Bangon is situated at approximately 12.3651, 125.2360, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bangon shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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