Gapas Tubig Tuwak, Municipality of Lugus, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityLugus
Postal code7411
Population (2015)894
Philippine major island(s)Lugus
Coordinates5.6902, 120.8754

Gapas Tubig Tuwak is a barangay in the municipality of Lugus, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 894. This represented 4.08% 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 Tubig Tuwak is 5 to 9, with 163 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4137
5 to 9163
10 to 1498
15 to 1983
20 to 2468
25 to 2990
30 to 3450
35 to 3968
40 to 4434
45 to 4931
50 to 5413
55 to 5912
60 to 644
65 to 694
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over1
Total894

Historical population

The population of Gapas Tubig Tuwak fell from 1,065 in 1990 to 894 in 2015, a decrease of 171 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.33%, or an increase of 60 people, from the previous population of 834 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,065
546-11.76%
6664.35%
6930.55%
8346.97%
8941.33%

Location

Gapas Tubig Tuwak is situated at approximately 5.6902, 120.8754, in the island of Lugus. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 44.7 meters or 146.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gapas Tubig Tuwak 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.