Simbahan, Municipality of Pangutaran, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPangutaran
Postal code7414
Population (2015)4,871
Philippine major island(s)Pangutaran
Coordinates6.3050, 120.5693

Simbahan, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Pangutaran, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,871. This represented 15.91% of the total population of Pangutaran.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Simbahan is 5 to 9, with 766 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 182
1 to 4492
5 to 9766
10 to 14764
15 to 19637
20 to 24480
25 to 29300
30 to 34322
35 to 39296
40 to 44242
45 to 49197
50 to 54129
55 to 5968
60 to 6448
65 to 6916
70 to 7422
75 to 794
80 and over6
Total4,871

Historical population

The population of Simbahan grew from 2,320 in 1990 to 4,871 in 2015, an increase of 2,551 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.11%, or an increase of 29 people, from the previous population of 4,842 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,320
4,03310.91%
4,0610.15%
5,1113.22%
4,842-1.95%
4,8710.11%

Location

Simbahan is situated at approximately 6.3050, 120.5693, in the island of Pangutaran. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.2 meters or 23.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Simbahan 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.