Lapuz, Municipality of Norala, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityNorala
Postal code9508
Population (2015)3,141
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.5002, 124.6259

Lapuz is a barangay in the municipality of Norala, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,141. This represented 6.73% of the total population of Norala.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lapuz is 5 to 9, with 342 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 150
1 to 4251
5 to 9342
10 to 14310
15 to 19316
20 to 24299
25 to 29284
30 to 34196
35 to 39208
40 to 44181
45 to 49187
50 to 54156
55 to 59121
60 to 6485
65 to 6954
70 to 7439
75 to 7930
80 and over32
Total3,141

Historical population

The population of Lapuz grew from 1,903 in 1990 to 3,141 in 2015, an increase of 1,238 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.71%, or an increase of 268 people, from the previous population of 2,873 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,903
2,1622.42%
2,3331.65%
2,7152.11%
2,8732.08%
3,1411.71%

Location

Lapuz is situated at approximately 6.5002, 124.6259, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 101.2 meters or 332.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lapuz 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.