Latung, Municipality of Siasi, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalitySiasi
Postal code7412
Population (2015)2,732
Philippine major island(s)Siasi
Coordinates5.5239, 120.8901

Latung is a barangay in the municipality of Siasi, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,732. This represented 4.04% of the total population of Siasi.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Latung is 10 to 14, with 534 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125
1 to 4136
5 to 9353
10 to 14534
15 to 19519
20 to 24312
25 to 29133
30 to 34162
35 to 39216
40 to 44164
45 to 49109
50 to 5444
55 to 5911
60 to 649
65 to 692
70 to 742
75 to 791
80 and over
Total2,732

Historical population

The population of Latung fell from 2,830 in 1990 to 2,732 in 2015, a decrease of 98 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.01%, or an increase of 2 people, from the previous population of 2,730 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,830
2,548-1.95%
2,5550.06%
2,7130.83%
2,7300.23%
2,7320.01%

Location

Latung is situated at approximately 5.5239, 120.8901, in the island of Siasi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 77.7 meters or 254.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Latung 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.