Buton, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)1,339
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.8985, 120.9444

Buton is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,339. This represented 2.15% of the total population of Parang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buton is 10 to 14, with 286 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 60 to 64, and 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 471
5 to 9137
10 to 14286
15 to 19248
20 to 24134
25 to 2963
30 to 3454
35 to 3970
40 to 44142
45 to 4954
50 to 5437
55 to 597
60 to 642
65 to 693
70 to 74
75 to 792
80 and over
Total1,339

Historical population

The population of Buton grew from 616 in 1990 to 1,339 in 2015, an increase of 723 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.32%, or an increase of 211 people, from the previous population of 1,128 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
616
6711.62%
7893.53%
1,0804.42%
1,1281.60%
1,3393.32%

Location

Buton is situated at approximately 5.8985, 120.9444, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.5 meters or 86.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buton 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.