Sikub, Municipality of Mapun, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalityMapun
Postal code7508
Population (2015)1,387
Philippine major island(s)Cagayan de Sulu
Coordinates7.0164, 118.4326

Sikub is a barangay in the municipality of Mapun, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,387. This represented 5.21% of the total population of Mapun.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sikub is 5 to 9, with 182 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 499
5 to 9182
10 to 14163
15 to 19135
20 to 24141
25 to 29176
30 to 3484
35 to 3976
40 to 4470
45 to 4960
50 to 5472
55 to 5932
60 to 6429
65 to 6919
70 to 749
75 to 799
80 and over2
Total1,387

Historical population

The population of Sikub grew from 1,156 in 1990 to 1,387 in 2015, an increase of 231 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.77%, or a decrease of 136 people, from the previous population of 1,523 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,156
1,3993.64%
1,236-2.62%
2,1297.79%
1,523-11.48%
1,387-1.77%

Location

Sikub is situated at approximately 7.0164, 118.4326, in the island of Cagayan de Sulu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 35.9 meters or 117.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sikub 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.