Simalak, Municipality of Languyan, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalityLanguyan
Postal code7509
Population (2015)1,424
Philippine major island(s)Tawitawi
Coordinates5.2122, 119.9629

Simalak is a barangay in the municipality of Languyan, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,424. This represented 4.25% of the total population of Languyan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Simalak is 1 to 4, with 255 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 186
1 to 4255
5 to 9232
10 to 14120
15 to 1997
20 to 24102
25 to 29149
30 to 34126
35 to 3963
40 to 4450
45 to 4931
50 to 5425
55 to 5928
60 to 6430
65 to 6929
70 to 741
75 to 79
80 and over
Total1,424

Historical population

The population of Simalak grew from 1,235 in 1990 to 1,424 in 2015, an increase of 189 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 4.97%, or a decrease of 437 people, from the previous population of 1,861 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,235
1,2710.54%
1,9349.42%
2,4093.08%
1,861-8.97%
1,424-4.97%

Location

Simalak is situated at approximately 5.2122, 119.9629, in the island of Tawitawi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 71.6 meters or 234.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Simalak 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.