Tulakan, Municipality of Tapul, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalityTapul
Postal code7410
Population (2015)1,581
Philippine major island(s)Tapul
Coordinates5.7284, 120.9268

Tulakan is a barangay in the municipality of Tapul, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,581. This represented 8.69% of the total population of Tapul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tulakan is 10 to 14, with 248 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125
1 to 4137
5 to 9149
10 to 14248
15 to 19235
20 to 24168
25 to 29103
30 to 3498
35 to 3994
40 to 4491
45 to 4996
50 to 5448
55 to 5932
60 to 6420
65 to 6919
70 to 7410
75 to 793
80 and over5
Total1,581

Historical population

The population of Tulakan grew from 843 in 1990 to 1,581 in 2015, an increase of 738 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.85%, or an increase of 408 people, from the previous population of 1,173 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
843
1,0333.88%
1,0360.06%
1,2512.63%
1,173-2.32%
1,5815.85%

Location

Tulakan is situated at approximately 5.7284, 120.9268, in the island of Tapul. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 78.6 meters or 257.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tulakan 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.