Huwit‑huwit, Municipality of Omar, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityOmar
Population (2015)2,522
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9311, 121.3769

Huwit‑huwit is a barangay in the municipality of Omar, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,522. This represented 10.04% of the total population of Omar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Huwit-huwit is 1 to 4, with 357 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133
1 to 4357
5 to 9316
10 to 14328
15 to 19283
20 to 24199
25 to 29158
30 to 34175
35 to 39173
40 to 44150
45 to 49109
50 to 5475
55 to 5968
60 to 6433
65 to 6923
70 to 7422
75 to 7914
80 and over6
Total2,522

Historical population

The population of Huwit-huwit grew from 957 in 1990 to 2,522 in 2015, an increase of 1,565 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 7.35%, or an increase of 784 people, from the previous population of 1,738 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
957
1,0421.61%
1,2263.55%
2,1788.25%
1,738-7.89%
2,5227.35%

Location

Huwit‑huwit is situated at approximately 5.9311, 121.3769, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 23.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Huwit‑huwit shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.