Latagan, Municipality of Matalam, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityMatalam
Postal code9406
Population (2015)1,942
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.1243, 124.9777

Latagan is a barangay in the municipality of Matalam, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,942. This represented 2.45% of the total population of Matalam.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Latagan is 5 to 9, with 264 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 147
1 to 4201
5 to 9264
10 to 14201
15 to 19142
20 to 24142
25 to 29149
30 to 34157
35 to 39130
40 to 44115
45 to 49118
50 to 5488
55 to 5962
60 to 6449
65 to 6933
70 to 7417
75 to 7917
80 and over10
Total1,942

Historical population

The population of Latagan grew from 1,247 in 1990 to 1,942 in 2015, an increase of 695 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 124 people, from the previous population of 1,818 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,247
1,4963.47%
1,5210.36%
1,6521.15%
1,8183.55%
1,9421.26%

Location

Latagan is situated at approximately 7.1243, 124.9777, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 78.9 meters or 258.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Latagan 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.