Gata, Municipality of Talipao, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityTalipao
Postal code7403
Population (2015)1,462
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates5.9910, 121.1401

Gata is a barangay in the municipality of Talipao, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,462. This represented 1.82% of the total population of Talipao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gata is 10 to 14, with 223 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 4112
5 to 9192
10 to 14223
15 to 19161
20 to 2492
25 to 29131
30 to 34119
35 to 39122
40 to 4466
45 to 4961
50 to 5444
55 to 5946
60 to 6428
65 to 6919
70 to 748
75 to 7913
80 and over2
Total1,462

Historical population

The population of Gata grew from 1,126 in 1990 to 1,462 in 2015, an increase of 336 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 80 people, from the previous population of 1,382 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,126
1,3273.12%
1,5683.64%
1,8572.36%
1,382-10.20%
1,4621.08%

Location

Gata is situated at approximately 5.9910, 121.1401, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 140.7 meters or 461.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gata 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.