Laha, Municipality of Lugus, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityLugus
Postal code7411
Population (2015)1,144
Philippine major island(s)Lugus
Coordinates5.6735, 120.8120

Laha is a barangay in the municipality of Lugus, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,144. This represented 5.22% of the total population of Lugus.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Laha is 1 to 4, with 188 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 145
1 to 4188
5 to 9131
10 to 14139
15 to 19125
20 to 24113
25 to 2981
30 to 3480
35 to 3979
40 to 4465
45 to 4936
50 to 5421
55 to 5917
60 to 6415
65 to 695
70 to 743
75 to 791
80 and over
Total1,144

Historical population

The population of Laha grew from 634 in 1990 to 1,144 in 2015, an increase of 510 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.48%, or an increase of 188 people, from the previous population of 956 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
634
582-1.59%
7144.48%
1,0505.46%
956-3.36%
1,1443.48%

Location

Laha is situated at approximately 5.6735, 120.8120, in the island of Lugus. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 50.2 meters or 164.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Laha 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.