Litapan, Municipality of Josefina, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityJosefina
Postal code7027
Population (2015)799
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1969, 123.5203

Litapan is a barangay in the municipality of Josefina, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 799. This represented 6.77% of the total population of Josefina.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Litapan is 25 to 29, with 84 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 117
1 to 467
5 to 974
10 to 1481
15 to 1977
20 to 2477
25 to 2984
30 to 3477
35 to 3954
40 to 4437
45 to 4938
50 to 5430
55 to 5927
60 to 6427
65 to 6918
70 to 746
75 to 796
80 and over2
Total799

Historical population

The population of Litapan grew from 324 in 1990 to 799 in 2015, an increase of 475 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 8.60%, or an increase of 281 people, from the previous population of 518 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
324
3571.83%
349-0.48%
4674.10%
5183.84%
7998.60%

Location

Litapan is situated at approximately 8.1969, 123.5203, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 440.3 meters or 1,444.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Litapan 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.