Taruk, Municipality of Tandubas, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalityTandubas
Postal code7502
Population (2015)987
Coordinates5.2407, 120.3108

Taruk is a barangay in the municipality of Tandubas, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 987. This represented 3.36% of the total population of Tandubas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Taruk is 5 to 9, with 231 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 120
1 to 4100
5 to 9231
10 to 14176
15 to 19111
20 to 2448
25 to 2956
30 to 3455
35 to 3966
40 to 4444
45 to 4939
50 to 5420
55 to 599
60 to 645
65 to 693
70 to 743
75 to 791
80 and over
Total987

Historical population

The population of Taruk grew from 504 in 1990 to 987 in 2015, an increase of 483 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.39%, or an increase of 20 people, from the previous population of 967 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
504
5953.16%
7023.61%
1,50011.04%
967-14.77%
9870.39%

Location

Taruk is situated at approximately 5.2407, 120.3108. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.8 meters or 124.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Taruk does not share a common border with any barangay.

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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.