Parang, 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)1,027
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9733, 121.2138

Parang is a barangay in the municipality of Old Panamao, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,027. This represented 2.51% 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 Parang is 10 to 14, with 152 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 494
5 to 9148
10 to 14152
15 to 19141
20 to 24118
25 to 2975
30 to 3473
35 to 3942
40 to 4459
45 to 4952
50 to 5434
55 to 5914
60 to 649
65 to 69
70 to 741
75 to 79
80 and over
Total1,027

Historical population

The population of Parang grew from 758 in 1990 to 1,027 in 2015, an increase of 269 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.23%, or an increase of 64 people, from the previous population of 963 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
758
283-16.85%
50713.32%
1,28513.68%
963-9.97%
1,0271.23%

Location

Parang is situated at approximately 5.9733, 121.2138, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 29.1 meters or 95.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Parang 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.