Tarakan, Municipality of Dinas, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityDinas
Postal code7030
Population (2015)1,251
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6230, 123.4146

Tarakan is a barangay in the municipality of Dinas, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,251. This represented 3.52% of the total population of Dinas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tarakan is 5 to 9, with 185 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4141
5 to 9185
10 to 14178
15 to 19148
20 to 24120
25 to 2969
30 to 3476
35 to 3963
40 to 4475
45 to 4957
50 to 5434
55 to 5935
60 to 6415
65 to 6910
70 to 749
75 to 795
80 and over2
Total1,251

Historical population

The population of Tarakan grew from 497 in 1990 to 1,251 in 2015, an increase of 754 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.13%, or an increase of 72 people, from the previous population of 1,179 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
497
7277.39%
7861.69%
752-0.61%
1,17917.78%
1,2511.13%

Location

Tarakan is situated at approximately 7.6230, 123.4146, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.1 meters or 33.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tarakan 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.