Asturias, Municipality of Jolo, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityJolo
Postal code7400
Population (2015)23,085
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0458, 121.0140

Asturias is a barangay in the municipality of Jolo, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,085. This represented 18.39% of the total population of Jolo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Asturias is 5 to 9, with 3,475 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 39 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1389
1 to 42,573
5 to 93,475
10 to 143,334
15 to 192,913
20 to 242,061
25 to 291,528
30 to 341,347
35 to 391,517
40 to 441,111
45 to 491,008
50 to 54716
55 to 59460
60 to 64251
65 to 69195
70 to 74100
75 to 7968
80 and over39
Total23,085

Historical population

The population of Asturias grew from 9,610 in 1990 to 23,085 in 2015, an increase of 13,475 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.15%, or an increase of 3,471 people, from the previous population of 19,614 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,610
13,9387.21%
13,528-0.64%
23,4347.87%
19,614-6.27%
23,0853.15%

Location

Asturias is situated at approximately 6.0458, 121.0140, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 50.6 meters or 166.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Asturias 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.