Tarawakan, Municipality of Bongao, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalityBongao
Postal code7500
Population (2015)2,630
Philippine major island(s)Tawitawi
Coordinates5.1490, 119.8982

Tarawakan is a barangay in the municipality of Bongao, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,630. This represented 2.62% of the total population of Bongao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tarawakan is 5 to 9, with 441 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 170
1 to 4321
5 to 9441
10 to 14420
15 to 19279
20 to 24233
25 to 29187
30 to 34142
35 to 39108
40 to 44116
45 to 4989
50 to 5474
55 to 5948
60 to 6448
65 to 6929
70 to 7415
75 to 795
80 and over5
Total2,630

Historical population

The population of Tarawakan grew from 1,553 in 1990 to 2,630 in 2015, an increase of 1,077 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.42%, or an increase of 311 people, from the previous population of 2,319 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,553
1,5900.44%
1,6731.10%
2,3714.93%
2,319-0.80%
2,6302.42%

Location

Tarawakan is situated at approximately 5.1490, 119.8982, in the island of Tawitawi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 56.1 meters or 184.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tarawakan 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.