Lapa, Municipality of Maimbung, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityMaimbung
Postal code7409
Population (2015)631
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9239, 121.0088

Lapa is a barangay in the municipality of Maimbung, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 631. This represented 1.66% of the total population of Maimbung.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lapa is 1 to 4, with 91 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 491
5 to 965
10 to 1463
15 to 1940
20 to 2455
25 to 2958
30 to 3479
35 to 3958
40 to 4461
45 to 4917
50 to 5411
55 to 595
60 to 646
65 to 697
70 to 745
75 to 794
80 and over
Total631

Historical population

The population of Lapa grew from 312 in 1990 to 631 in 2015, an increase of 319 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.93%, or an increase of 30 people, from the previous population of 601 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
312
3401.62%
3510.69%
80012.03%
601-9.89%
6310.93%

Location

Lapa is situated at approximately 5.9239, 121.0088, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lapa 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.