Laum Buwahan, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)1,293
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9143, 120.9223

Laum Buwahan is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,293. This represented 2.08% of the total population of Parang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Laum Buwahan is 10 to 14, with 192 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 160
1 to 4156
5 to 9179
10 to 14192
15 to 19130
20 to 2467
25 to 2949
30 to 3467
35 to 3999
40 to 44104
45 to 4967
50 to 5438
55 to 5931
60 to 6417
65 to 6910
70 to 7410
75 to 7913
80 and over4
Total1,293

Historical population

The population of Laum Buwahan grew from 900 in 1990 to 1,293 in 2015, an increase of 393 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.96%, or an increase of 63 people, from the previous population of 1,230 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
900
369-15.38%
4805.80%
1,47816.78%
1,230-6.47%
1,2930.96%

Location

Laum Buwahan is situated at approximately 5.9143, 120.9223, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 67.1 meters or 220.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Laum Buwahan 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.