Tangkapaan, Municipality of Tapul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityTapul
Postal code7410
Population (2015)1,261
Coordinates5.7273, 121.0052

Tangkapaan is a barangay in the municipality of Tapul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,261. This represented 6.93% of the total population of Tapul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tangkapaan is 1 to 4, with 348 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 4348
5 to 9221
10 to 14109
15 to 1953
20 to 2475
25 to 29162
30 to 3473
35 to 3962
40 to 4458
45 to 4937
50 to 5415
55 to 598
60 to 648
65 to 698
70 to 741
75 to 792
80 and over
Total1,261

Historical population

The population of Tangkapaan grew from 563 in 1990 to 1,261 in 2015, an increase of 698 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.14%, or an increase of 9 people, from the previous population of 1,252 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
563
6903.88%
9537.17%
1,3865.30%
1,252-3.63%
1,2610.14%

Location

Tangkapaan is situated at approximately 5.7273, 121.0052. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.5 meters or 8.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tangkapaan does not share a common border with any barangay.

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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.