Lapu, Municipality of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityPolomolok
Postal code9504
Population (2015)2,242
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.2106, 125.0120

Lapu is a barangay in the municipality of Polomolok, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,242. This represented 1.47% of the total population of Polomolok.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lapu is 15 to 19, with 274 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 162
1 to 4246
5 to 9246
10 to 14271
15 to 19274
20 to 24245
25 to 29185
30 to 34153
35 to 39103
40 to 44123
45 to 4988
50 to 5479
55 to 5954
60 to 6437
65 to 6929
70 to 7421
75 to 7911
80 and over15
Total2,242

Historical population

The population of Lapu grew from 1,097 in 1990 to 2,242 in 2015, an increase of 1,145 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.93%, or an increase of 411 people, from the previous population of 1,831 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,097
1,7208.79%
1,8461.53%
1,8590.10%
1,831-0.55%
2,2423.93%

Location

Lapu is situated at approximately 6.2106, 125.0120, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 420.6 meters or 1,379.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lapu 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.