Laum Suwah, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)1,289
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9095, 120.9325

Laum Suwah is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,289. This represented 2.07% 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 Suwah is 5 to 9, with 276 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 4167
5 to 9276
10 to 14192
15 to 19104
20 to 2449
25 to 2970
30 to 3493
35 to 39136
40 to 4480
45 to 4958
50 to 5416
55 to 5917
60 to 644
65 to 692
70 to 741
75 to 791
80 and over
Total1,289

Historical population

The population of Laum Suwah grew from 905 in 1990 to 1,289 in 2015, an increase of 384 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 71 people, from the previous population of 1,218 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
905
700-4.70%
8594.49%
1,5128.11%
1,218-7.57%
1,2891.08%

Location

Laum Suwah is situated at approximately 5.9095, 120.9325, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 118.3 meters or 388.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Laum Suwah 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.