Taraka, Municipality of Nunungan, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
MunicipalityNunungan
Postal code9216
Population (2015)666
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.8711, 123.9648

Taraka is a barangay in the municipality of Nunungan, in the province of Lanao del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 666. This represented 3.63% of the total population of Nunungan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Taraka is 5 to 9, with 128 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 477
5 to 9128
10 to 14126
15 to 1959
20 to 2432
25 to 2959
30 to 3428
35 to 3942
40 to 4432
45 to 4927
50 to 5411
55 to 5913
60 to 649
65 to 695
70 to 743
75 to 791
80 and over
Total666

Historical population

The population of Taraka grew from 525 in 1990 to 666 in 2015, an increase of 141 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 41 people, from the previous population of 625 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
525
455-2.65%
5032.17%
5561.39%
6254.35%
6661.22%

Location

Taraka is situated at approximately 7.8711, 123.9648, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 875.2 meters or 2,871.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Taraka 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.