Sumisip, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count29
Postal code7305
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Population (2015)41,730
Coordinates6° 27' North, 121° 58' East (6.4500, 121.9666)
Estimated elevation above sea level66.6 meters (218.6 feet)

Sumisip is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,730. This represented 12.04% of the total population of Basilan province, or 1.10% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Barangays

Sumisip has 29 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Bacung4.55%1,9002,028-6.31%-1.23%
Baiwas2.51%1,0499747.70%1.42%
Basak2.96%1,2371,10711.74%2.14%
Benembengan Lower1.94%81058239.18%6.50%
Benembengan Upper3.46%1,4431,01741.89%6.89%
Bohe‑languyan1.91%7977772.57%0.49%
Buli‑buli3.05%1,2711,02124.49%4.26%
Cabcaban3.39%1,4131,2939.28%1.70%
Cabengbeng Lower2.96%1,2371,1319.37%1.72%
Cabengbeng Upper3.03%1,2641,602-21.10%-4.41%
Ettub‑ettub4.31%1,7971,29638.66%6.42%
Guiong6.13%2,5602,4713.60%0.68%
Kaum‑Air1.98%8288250.36%0.07%
Kaumpamatsakem2.68%1,12084133.17%5.61%
Libug3.16%1,3201,2525.43%1.01%
Limbocandis2.10%87863139.14%6.49%
Lukketon3.98%1,6621,5447.64%1.41%
Luuk‑Bait3.72%1,5531,719-9.66%-1.92%
Mahatalang2.85%1,1901,254-5.10%-0.99%
Manaul4.52%1,8871,66613.27%2.40%
Mangal7.21%3,0082,20736.29%6.07%
Marang2.43%1,0141,078-5.94%-1.16%
Mebak3.12%1,30275472.68%10.96%
Sahaya Bohe Bato3.91%1,6301,20834.93%5.87%
Sapah Bulak3.48%1,4521,09133.09%5.59%
Sumisip Central4.00%1,6711,46214.30%2.58%
Tikus3.55%1,4821,06938.63%6.42%
Tongsengal2.48%1,0361,095-5.39%-1.05%
Tumahubong4.60%1,9192,036-5.75%-1.12%
Sumisip Total41,73037,03112.69%2.30%

Historical population

The population of Sumisip grew from 13,055 in 1960 to 41,730 in 2015, an increase of 28,675 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.30%, or an increase of 4,699 people, from the previous population of 37,031 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,055
14,0850.75%
20,8858.23%
29,6967.29%
33,3011.15%
42,0034.45%
51,7124.56%
71,8074.63%
37,031-21.42%
41,7302.30%

Location

The municipal center of Sumisip is situated at approximately 6° 27' North, 121° 58' East, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 66.6 meters or 218.6 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 Sumisip are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Maluso, Tabuan-Lasa, Ungkaya Pukan, Tipo-Tipo, Al-Barka, and Lantawan. Its distance from the national capital is 906.90 kilometers (563.52 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 906.90 kilometers (563.52 miles) to the North (N7°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,730, ranked 645 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.30%, ranked 267 out of 1,634

Notes

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