Gapas Rugasan, Municipality of Lugus, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityLugus
Postal code7411
Population (2015)1,060
Philippine major island(s)Lugus
Coordinates5.6938, 120.8673

Gapas Rugasan is a barangay in the municipality of Lugus, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,060. This represented 4.84% of the total population of Lugus.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gapas Rugasan is 15 to 19, with 131 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110
1 to 488
5 to 9106
10 to 14120
15 to 19131
20 to 2468
25 to 2972
30 to 3487
35 to 3976
40 to 4497
45 to 4967
50 to 5485
55 to 5926
60 to 6417
65 to 694
70 to 744
75 to 79
80 and over2
Total1,060

Historical population

The population of Gapas Rugasan fell from 1,523 in 1990 to 1,060 in 2015, a decrease of 463 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.04%, or an increase of 2 people, from the previous population of 1,058 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,523
1,130-5.44%
1,5567.10%
999-5.93%
1,0582.11%
1,0600.04%

Location

Gapas Rugasan is situated at approximately 5.6938, 120.8673, in the island of Lugus. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.1 meters or 79.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gapas Rugasan 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.