Upper Laus, Municipality of Talipao, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityTalipao
Postal code7403
Population (2015)847
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Coordinates6.0145, 121.0347

Upper Laus is a barangay in the municipality of Talipao, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 847. This represented 1.06% of the total population of Talipao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Upper Laus is 10 to 14, with 169 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11
1 to 451
5 to 9141
10 to 14169
15 to 19133
20 to 2442
25 to 2916
30 to 3430
35 to 3968
40 to 44104
45 to 4946
50 to 5428
55 to 5915
60 to 643
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over
Total847

Historical population

The population of Upper Laus fell from 896 in 1990 to 847 in 2015, a decrease of 49 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 43 people, from the previous population of 804 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
896
9310.72%
9670.82%
1,1071.88%
804-10.99%
8471.00%

Location

Upper Laus is situated at approximately 6.0145, 121.0347, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 211.5 meters or 693.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Upper Laus 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.