TAPARAK is a barangay in the municipality of Alubijid, in the province of Misamis Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,697. This represented 5.71% of the total population of Alubijid.
Combining age groups together, those aged 14 and below, consisting of the the young dependent population which include infants/babies, children and young adolescents/teenagers, make up an aggregate of 35.18% (597). Those aged 15 up to 64, roughly, the economically active population and actual or potential members of the work force, constitute a total of 58.69% (996). Finally, old dependent population consisting of the senior citizens, those aged 65 and over, total 6.13% (104) in all.
The computed Age Dependency Ratios mean that among the population of Taparak, there are 60 youth dependents to every 100 of the working age population; there are 10 aged/senior citizens to every 100 of the working population; and overall, there are 70 dependents (young and old-age) to every 100 of the working population.
The median age of 24 indicates that half of the entire population of Taparak are aged less than 24 and the other half are over the age of 24.
The population of Taparak grew from 963 in 1990 to 1,697 in 2015, an increase of 734 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.59%, or an increase of 52 people, from the previous population of 1,645 in 2010.
Taparak shares a common border with the following barangay(s):