Tikong, Municipality of Parang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityParang
Postal code7408
Population (2015)1,154
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9270, 120.9205

Tikong is a barangay in the municipality of Parang, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,154. This represented 1.86% of the total population of Parang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tikong is 5 to 9, with 180 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 476
5 to 9180
10 to 14179
15 to 19131
20 to 2486
25 to 2960
30 to 3482
35 to 3994
40 to 4491
45 to 4960
50 to 5432
55 to 5928
60 to 649
65 to 698
70 to 746
75 to 798
80 and over3
Total1,154

Historical population

The population of Tikong grew from 954 in 1990 to 1,154 in 2015, an increase of 200 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 71 people, from the previous population of 1,083 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
954
764-4.08%
1,0146.26%
1,1441.68%
1,083-1.97%
1,1541.22%

Location

Tikong is situated at approximately 5.9270, 120.9205, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 95.3 meters or 312.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tikong 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.