Panitikan, Municipality of Pangutaran, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPangutaran
Postal code7414
Population (2015)1,487
Philippine major island(s)Pangutaran
Coordinates6.2601, 120.5696

Panitikan is a barangay in the municipality of Pangutaran, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,487. This represented 4.86% of the total population of Pangutaran.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Panitikan is 10 to 14, with 215 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130
1 to 4183
5 to 9212
10 to 14215
15 to 19156
20 to 24107
25 to 2994
30 to 34113
35 to 39126
40 to 44102
45 to 4987
50 to 5428
55 to 5915
60 to 648
65 to 696
70 to 745
75 to 79
80 and over
Total1,487

Historical population

The population of Panitikan grew from 743 in 1990 to 1,487 in 2015, an increase of 744 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.03%, or an increase of 2 people, from the previous population of 1,485 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
743
1,2149.63%
1,4233.46%
1,6131.74%
1,485-2.96%
1,4870.03%

Location

Panitikan is situated at approximately 6.2601, 120.5696, in the island of Pangutaran. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.0 meters or 29.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Panitikan 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.