Talipao, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
Barangay count52
Postal code7403
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Area (2007)380.57 km2 (146.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)80,255
Density (2015)211 / km2 (546 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 59' North, 121° 6' East (5.9754, 121.1080)
Estimated elevation above sea level78.8 meters (258.3 feet)

Talipao is a coastal municipality in the island province of Sulu.

The municipality has a land area of 380.57 square kilometers or 146.94 square miles which constitutes 11.07% of Sulu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 80,255. This represented 9.73% of the total population of Sulu province, or 2.12% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 211 inhabitants per square kilometer or 546 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talipao has 52 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Andalan3.00%2,4042,2407.32%1.35%
Bagsak2.30%1,8481,7346.57%1.22%
Bandang1.76%1,4131,3177.29%1.35%
Bilaan4.65%3,7302,71337.49%6.25%
Bud Bunga1.97%1,5791,4905.97%1.11%
Buntod3.34%2,6782,6750.11%0.02%
Buroh1.35%1,0871,0285.74%1.07%
Dalih1.71%1,3761,2896.75%1.25%
Gata1.82%1,4621,3825.79%1.08%
Kabatuhan Bilaan1.77%1,4231,14324.50%4.26%
Kabatuhan Tiis1.95%1,5631,5610.13%0.02%
Kabungkol1.71%1,3701,3303.01%0.57%
Kagay1.86%1,4931,3986.80%1.26%
Kahawa1.70%1,3661,21212.71%2.30%
Kandaga1.65%1,3251,16713.54%2.45%
Kanlibot2.35%1,8821,7835.55%1.03%
Kiutaan1.91%1,5331,4436.24%1.16%
Kuhaw2.32%1,8621,7735.02%0.94%
Kulamboh1.62%1,3011,09718.60%3.30%
Kuttong1.26%1,0109506.32%1.17%
Lagtoh2.03%1,6291,6270.12%0.02%
Lambanah1.77%1,4201,4180.14%0.03%
Liban2.21%1,7731,7183.20%0.60%
Liu‑Bud Pantao1.28%1,0319765.64%1.05%
Lower Binuang1.66%1,3361,2883.73%0.70%
Lower Kamuntayan1.34%1,0771,0750.19%0.04%
Lower Laus1.48%1,1891,1166.54%1.21%
Lower Sinumaan2.21%1,7771,6656.73%1.25%
Lower Talipao1.87%1,5011,4483.66%0.69%
Lumbayao1.69%1,3571,3560.07%0.01%
Lumping Pigih Daho1.64%1,3141,2505.12%0.96%
Lungkiaban2.64%2,1212,1190.09%0.02%
Mabahay1.86%1,4891,4482.83%0.53%
Mahala2.17%1,7411,6565.13%0.96%
Mampallam1.96%1,5701,5680.13%0.02%
Marsada2.31%1,8521,7406.44%1.19%
Mauboh1.61%1,2931,2910.15%0.03%
Mungit‑mungit2.11%1,6911,5866.62%1.23%
Niog‑Sangahan1.52%1,2171,1704.02%0.75%
Pantao1.89%1,5131,4613.56%0.67%
Samak1.56%1,2491,2470.16%0.03%
Talipao Proper2.38%1,9111,7777.54%1.39%
Tampakan2.06%1,6571,6132.73%0.51%
Tiis1.95%1,5661,4885.24%0.98%
Tinggah1.73%1,3921,3145.94%1.10%
Tubod1.49%1,1981,00119.68%3.48%
Tuyang2.56%2,0531,57630.27%5.16%
Upper Binuang1.87%1,5011,4543.23%0.61%
Upper Kamuntayan1.33%1,0671,0640.28%0.05%
Upper Laus1.06%8478045.35%1.00%
Upper Sinumaan1.44%1,1581,1044.89%0.91%
Upper Talipao1.32%1,0601,0302.91%0.55%
Talipao Total80,25575,1736.76%1.25%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Talipao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 158,397,277.21.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200997,404,131.42
2010103,363,646.206.12%
2011111,940,755.908.30%
2012109,134,167.29-2.51%
2013110,087,169.500.87%
2014125,234,180.7213.76%
2015142,974,120.8114.17%
2016158,397,277.2110.79%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Talipao is 5 to 9, with 12,776 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 98 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,137
1 to 49,372
5 to 912,776
10 to 1412,558
15 to 199,795
20 to 245,856
25 to 295,304
30 to 345,127
35 to 395,262
40 to 444,867
45 to 493,409
50 to 542,191
55 to 591,069
60 to 64636
65 to 69407
70 to 74266
75 to 79125
80 and over98
Total80,255

Historical population

The population of Talipao grew from 18,553 in 1960 to 80,255 in 2015, an increase of 61,702 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 5,082 people, from the previous population of 75,173 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,553
32,1115.51%
15,612-13.47%
25,85310.61%
66,2619.87%
66,5680.09%
73,0152.00%
85,9202.27%
75,173-4.75%
80,2551.25%

Location

The municipal center of Talipao is situated at approximately 5° 59' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 78.8 meters or 258.3 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Talipao are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Panglima Estino, Maimbung, Old Panamao, Patikul, Jolo, and Pata. Its distance from the national capital is 953.04 kilometers (592.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Panglima Estino, Sulu, 9.97 kilometers (6.19 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S78°E)
  • Maimbung, Sulu, 10.24 kilometers (6.36 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Old Panamao, Sulu, 11.71 kilometers (7.27 miles) to the East (N86°E)
  • Patikul, Sulu, 12.52 kilometers (7.78 miles) to the North (N1°W)
  • Jolo, Sulu, 14.74 kilometers (9.16 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Pata, Sulu, 15.01 kilometers (9.33 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 953.04 kilometers (592.19 miles) to the North (N1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 80,255, ranked 222 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 146.94 square kilometers, ranked 215 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 211 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 876 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 676 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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