Silangkan, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)1,703
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9720, 120.8940

Silangkan is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,703. This represented 2.74% of the total population of Parang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Silangkan is 15 to 19, with 221 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 4189
5 to 9175
10 to 14166
15 to 19221
20 to 24191
25 to 29164
30 to 34129
35 to 39138
40 to 44117
45 to 4982
50 to 5450
55 to 5933
60 to 6422
65 to 692
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over1
Total1,703

Historical population

The population of Silangkan grew from 1,334 in 1990 to 1,703 in 2015, an increase of 369 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 105 people, from the previous population of 1,598 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,334
1,4521.60%
1,8835.73%
1,354-4.45%
1,5986.22%
1,7031.22%

Location

Silangkan is situated at approximately 5.9720, 120.8940, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 32.8 meters or 107.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Silangkan 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.