Pata, Sulu

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Pata
Municipality of Pata
Map of Sulu with Pata highlighted
Map of Sulu with Pata highlighted
Pata is located in Philippines
Pata
Pata
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°50′40″N 121°08′38″E / 5.844408°N 121.143861°E / 5.844408; 121.143861Coordinates: 5°50′40″N 121°08′38″E / 5.844408°N 121.143861°E / 5.844408; 121.143861
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District2nd District
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAbdurauf C. Burahan
 • Vice MayorAnton J. Burahan
 • CongressmanMunir M. Arbison
 • Electorate7,489 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total116.99 km2 (45.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total22,163
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence59.35% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)51,317,464.56 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7405
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog

Pata, officially the Municipality of Pata, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,163 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Pata is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Andalan
  • Daungdong
  • Kamawi
  • Kanjarang
  • Kayawan (Poblacion)
  • Kiput
  • Likud
  • Luuk-tulay
  • Niog-niog
  • Patian
  • Pisak-pisak
  • Saimbangon
  • Sangkap
  • Timuddas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pata
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 9,105—    
1948 6,795−3.20%
1960 6,657−0.17%
1970 8,077+1.95%
1975 4,379−11.55%
1980 7,213+10.49%
1990 9,244+2.51%
1995 10,065+1.61%
2000 11,791+3.45%
2007 20,095+7.63%
2010 14,918−10.27%
2015 22,163+7.83%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Pata, Sulu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 27
(81)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 170
(6.7)
130
(5.1)
125
(4.9)
122
(4.8)
229
(9.0)
286
(11.3)
254
(10.0)
248
(9.8)
182
(7.2)
257
(10.1)
233
(9.2)
188
(7.4)
2,424
(95.5)
Average rainy days 18.3 15.3 15.2 14.6 22.8 24.0 24.3 23.3 20.5 22.6 21.9 19.3 242.1
Source: Meteoblue[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sulu". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Pata, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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