Kalang, Municipality of Tapul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityTapul
Postal code7410
Population (2015)2,560
Philippine major island(s)Tapul
Coordinates5.7098, 120.8855

Kalang, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Tapul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,560. This represented 14.07% of the total population of Tapul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Kalang is 5 to 9, with 442 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 179
1 to 4342
5 to 9442
10 to 14414
15 to 19259
20 to 24155
25 to 29157
30 to 34116
35 to 39168
40 to 44166
45 to 49125
50 to 5456
55 to 5921
60 to 6423
65 to 6917
70 to 7411
75 to 795
80 and over4
Total2,560

Historical population

The population of Kalang grew from 1,197 in 1990 to 2,560 in 2015, an increase of 1,363 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.05%, or an increase of 7 people, from the previous population of 2,553 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,197
1,4673.88%
2,0026.89%
2,8745.11%
2,553-4.22%
2,5600.05%

Location

Kalang is situated at approximately 5.7098, 120.8855, in the island of Tapul. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.9 meters or 111.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Kalang 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.