Tangkuan, Municipality of Omar, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityOmar
Population (2015)2,489
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9689, 121.3527

Tangkuan is a barangay in the municipality of Omar, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,489. This represented 9.91% of the total population of Omar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tangkuan is 1 to 4, with 460 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 175
1 to 4460
5 to 9442
10 to 14285
15 to 19204
20 to 24135
25 to 29125
30 to 34184
35 to 39171
40 to 44156
45 to 49101
50 to 5470
55 to 5943
60 to 6414
65 to 6917
70 to 745
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total2,489

Historical population

The population of Tangkuan grew from 1,223 in 1990 to 2,489 in 2015, an increase of 1,266 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.32%, or an increase of 685 people, from the previous population of 1,804 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,223
1,3321.61%
1,300-0.52%
1,9936.07%
1,804-3.56%
2,4896.32%

Location

Tangkuan is situated at approximately 5.9689, 121.3527, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.6 meters or 64.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tangkuan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

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