Libas, Municipality of Tantangan, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityTantangan
Postal code9510
Population (2015)2,995
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.4991, 124.7796

Libas is a barangay in the municipality of Tantangan, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,995. This represented 6.93% of the total population of Tantangan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Libas is 20 to 24, with 342 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 194
1 to 4283
5 to 9340
10 to 14294
15 to 19266
20 to 24342
25 to 29287
30 to 34211
35 to 39170
40 to 44151
45 to 49135
50 to 54113
55 to 5989
60 to 6483
65 to 6960
70 to 7438
75 to 7919
80 and over20
Total2,995

Historical population

The population of Libas grew from 1,534 in 1990 to 2,995 in 2015, an increase of 1,461 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.86%, or an increase of 540 people, from the previous population of 2,455 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,534
1,8173.22%
1,9311.31%
2,3222.58%
2,4552.05%
2,9953.86%

Location

Libas is situated at approximately 6.4991, 124.7796, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 157.8 meters or 517.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Libas 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.