Tanum, Municipality of Patikul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPatikul
Postal code7401
Population (2015)1,682
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0763, 121.0636

Tanum is a barangay in the municipality of Patikul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,682. This represented 2.70% of the total population of Patikul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tanum is 5 to 9, with 263 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4165
5 to 9263
10 to 14214
15 to 19220
20 to 24148
25 to 29127
30 to 3490
35 to 39123
40 to 44105
45 to 4984
50 to 5452
55 to 5927
60 to 6413
65 to 6910
70 to 747
75 to 796
80 and over
Total1,682

Historical population

The population of Tanum grew from 653 in 1990 to 1,682 in 2015, an increase of 1,029 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 21.53%, or an increase of 1,078 people, from the previous population of 604 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
653
7873.56%
487-9.78%
7315.76%
604-6.71%
1,68221.53%

Location

Tanum is situated at approximately 6.0763, 121.0636, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 36.2 meters or 118.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tanum 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.