Alat, Municipality of Jolo, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityJolo
Postal code7400
Population (2015)10,277
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0527, 120.9967

Alat is a barangay in the municipality of Jolo, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,277. This represented 8.18% of the total population of Jolo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Alat is 10 to 14, with 1,428 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1147
1 to 4930
5 to 91,395
10 to 141,428
15 to 191,382
20 to 241,015
25 to 29842
30 to 34619
35 to 39534
40 to 44524
45 to 49496
50 to 54362
55 to 59249
60 to 64178
65 to 6997
70 to 7442
75 to 7919
80 and over18
Total10,277

Historical population

The population of Alat grew from 4,355 in 1990 to 10,277 in 2015, an increase of 5,922 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.21%, or an increase of 1,572 people, from the previous population of 8,705 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,355
6,3167.21%
6,8501.76%
9,6694.87%
8,705-3.75%
10,2773.21%

Location

Alat is situated at approximately 6.0527, 120.9967, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.1 meters or 6.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Alat 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.