Bitanag, Municipality of Old Panamao, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityOld Panamao
Postal code7402
Population (2015)834
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9497, 121.2338

Bitanag is a barangay in the municipality of Old Panamao, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 834. This represented 2.03% of the total population of Old Panamao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bitanag is 1 to 4, with 177 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 4177
5 to 9135
10 to 14114
15 to 1975
20 to 2440
25 to 2958
30 to 3451
35 to 3954
40 to 4433
45 to 4925
50 to 5426
55 to 5913
60 to 645
65 to 695
70 to 741
75 to 79
80 and over
Total834

Historical population

The population of Bitanag grew from 829 in 1990 to 834 in 2015, an increase of 5 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 49 people, from the previous population of 785 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
829
286-18.08%
4158.31%
1,00913.04%
785-8.73%
8341.16%

Location

Bitanag is situated at approximately 5.9497, 121.2338, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.4 meters or 158.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bitanag 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.