Matapol, Municipality of Norala, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityNorala
Postal code9508
Population (2015)1,774
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.5592, 124.6376

Matapol is a barangay in the municipality of Norala, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,774. This represented 3.80% of the total population of Norala.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Matapol is 5 to 9, with 186 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 136
1 to 4151
5 to 9186
10 to 14167
15 to 19177
20 to 24163
25 to 29151
30 to 34115
35 to 39111
40 to 44103
45 to 49107
50 to 54100
55 to 5963
60 to 6453
65 to 6938
70 to 7428
75 to 7912
80 and over13
Total1,774

Historical population

The population of Matapol grew from 1,525 in 1990 to 1,774 in 2015, an increase of 249 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 78 people, from the previous population of 1,696 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,525
2,0435.63%
1,755-3.21%
1,702-0.42%
1,696-0.13%
1,7740.86%

Location

Matapol is situated at approximately 6.5592, 124.6376, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 86.0 meters or 282.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Matapol 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.