Puhagan, 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)1,018
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9471, 121.2433

Puhagan is a barangay in the municipality of Old Panamao, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,018. This represented 2.48% 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 Puhagan is 1 to 4, with 205 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 142
1 to 4205
5 to 9163
10 to 14107
15 to 1949
20 to 2445
25 to 2992
30 to 3467
35 to 39100
40 to 4462
45 to 4933
50 to 5422
55 to 595
60 to 649
65 to 695
70 to 745
75 to 792
80 and over5
Total1,018

Historical population

The population of Puhagan grew from 981 in 1990 to 1,018 in 2015, an increase of 37 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.55%, or an increase of 29 people, from the previous population of 989 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
981
567-9.76%
6282.22%
1,51812.94%
989-14.44%
1,0180.55%

Location

Puhagan is situated at approximately 5.9471, 121.2433, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 55.5 meters or 182.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Puhagan 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.