Taung, Municipality of Patikul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityPatikul
Postal code7401
Population (2015)1,201
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0735, 121.1357

Taung is a barangay in the municipality of Patikul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,201. This represented 1.93% of the total population of Patikul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Taung is 1 to 4, with 172 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 135
1 to 4172
5 to 9135
10 to 14108
15 to 19119
20 to 2483
25 to 2985
30 to 3483
35 to 3983
40 to 4480
45 to 4975
50 to 5438
55 to 5932
60 to 6425
65 to 6916
70 to 748
75 to 799
80 and over15
Total1,201

Historical population

The population of Taung grew from 585 in 1990 to 1,201 in 2015, an increase of 616 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 15.28%, or an increase of 632 people, from the previous population of 569 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
585
571-0.45%
5760.19%
6772.25%
569-6.13%
1,20115.28%

Location

Taung is situated at approximately 6.0735, 121.1357, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.5 meters or 100.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Taung 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.