Purakan, Municipality of Linamon, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
MunicipalityLinamon
Postal code9201
Population (2015)1,081
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1608, 124.1695

Purakan is a barangay in the municipality of Linamon, in the province of Lanao del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,081. This represented 5.31% of the total population of Linamon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Purakan is 20 to 24, with 119 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 4108
5 to 9116
10 to 14108
15 to 19110
20 to 24119
25 to 29118
30 to 3485
35 to 3952
40 to 4440
45 to 4949
50 to 5443
55 to 5938
60 to 6444
65 to 6914
70 to 749
75 to 7910
80 and over4
Total1,081

Historical population

The population of Purakan grew from 725 in 1990 to 1,081 in 2015, an increase of 356 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.34%, or an increase of 19 people, from the previous population of 1,062 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
725
8462.93%
8840.95%
9480.97%
1,0624.22%
1,0810.34%

Location

Purakan is situated at approximately 8.1608, 124.1695, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 206.0 meters or 675.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Purakan 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.