Hadji Mohammad Ajul
Province of Basilan

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count11
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)41.02 km2
(15.84 sq. mi)
Population (2015)19,307
Density (2015)471 per km2
(1,219 per sq. mi)
Coordinates6° 39' North, 122° 16' East
(6.6423 ° N, 122.2732 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
7.7 meters
(25.1 feet)
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Hadji Mohammad Ajul is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The municipality has a land area of 41.02 square kilometers or 15.84 square miles which constitutes 1.27% of Basilan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 19,307 representing 5.57% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 471 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,219 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Hadji Mohammad Ajul has 11 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Basakan5.37%1,0371,0350.19%0.04%
Buton15.16%2,9272,46018.98%3.36%
Candiis9.39%1,8131,33036.32%6.08%
Langil8.28%1,5991,24528.43%4.88%
Langong6.03%1,1651,0847.47%1.38%
Languyan5.99%1,1561,04310.83%1.98%
Pintasan7.23%1,3951,08428.69%4.92%
Seronggon8.27%1,5961,40913.27%2.40%
Sibago9.27%1,7891,30137.51%6.25%
Sulutan Matangal8.02%1,5481,17132.19%5.46%
Tuburan Proper17.00%3,2822,80017.21%3.07%
Hadji Mohammad Ajul Total19,30715,96220.96%3.69%
Historical population

The population of Hadji Mohammad Ajul fell from 26,132 in 2007 to 19,307 in 2015, a decrease of 6,825 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.69%, or an increase of 3,345 people, from the previous population of 15,962 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 6
1975 May 1
1980 May 1
1990 May 1
1995 Sep 1
2000 May 1
2007 Aug 126,132
2010 May 115,962-16.43%
2015 Aug 119,3073.69%
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The town center of Hadji Mohammad Ajul is situated at approximately 6° 39' North, 122° 16' East, which has an elevation estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.1 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Hadji Mohammad Ajul are Lamitan, Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Tuburan, Akbar, Al-Barka, Tipo-Tipo, Ungkaya Pukan, and Sumisip. Its distance from the national capital is 890.49 kilometers (553.32 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 890.49 kilometers (553.32 miles) to the North (N9°W)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
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