Sumisip
Province of Basilan

Summary data
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 ° N, 121.9666 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
66.6 meters
(218.6 feet)
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Sumisip is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The 2015 Census records its population as 41,730 representing 12.04% of the total population of Basilan province, or 1.10% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sumisip has 29 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1513,055
1970 May 614,0850.75%
1975 May 120,8858.23%
1980 May 129,6967.29%
1990 May 133,3011.15%
1995 Sep 142,0034.45%
2000 May 151,7124.56%
2007 Aug 171,8074.63%
2010 May 137,031-21.42%
2015 Aug 141,7302.30%
Map

The town center of Sumisip is situated at approximately 6° 27' North, 121° 58' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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