Laitan, Municipality of South Ubian, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalitySouth Ubian
Postal code7504
Population (2015)756
Coordinates5.2017, 120.5960

Laitan is a barangay in the municipality of South Ubian, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 756. This represented 2.91% of the total population of South Ubian.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Laitan is 5 to 9, with 100 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 111
1 to 467
5 to 9100
10 to 1499
15 to 1988
20 to 2489
25 to 2950
30 to 3458
35 to 3945
40 to 4435
45 to 4936
50 to 5421
55 to 5917
60 to 6422
65 to 6910
70 to 743
75 to 792
80 and over3
Total756

Historical population

The population of Laitan grew from 497 in 1990 to 756 in 2015, an increase of 259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.54%, or a decrease of 22 people, from the previous population of 778 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
497
5361.43%
7186.47%
9824.41%
778-8.13%
756-0.54%

Location

Laitan is situated at approximately 5.2017, 120.5960. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.9 meters or 3.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Laitan 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.