Piyahan, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)1,555
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9586, 120.9044

Piyahan is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,555. This represented 2.50% of the total population of Parang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Piyahan is 5 to 9, with 343 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4157
5 to 9343
10 to 14244
15 to 19136
20 to 24103
25 to 2970
30 to 3463
35 to 39130
40 to 44101
45 to 4962
50 to 5437
55 to 5930
60 to 6421
65 to 697
70 to 7414
75 to 794
80 and over4
Total1,555

Historical population

The population of Piyahan grew from 1,061 in 1990 to 1,555 in 2015, an increase of 494 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 79 people, from the previous population of 1,476 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,061
1,1551.60%
1,2111.02%
1,9616.87%
1,476-9.83%
1,5551.00%

Location

Piyahan is situated at approximately 5.9586, 120.9044, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 66.9 meters or 219.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Piyahan 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.