Tabuan-Lasa
Province of Basilan

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count12
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)80.50 km2
(31.08 sq. mi)
Population (2015)24,188
Density (2015)300 per km2
(778 per sq. mi)
Coordinates6° 19' North, 121° 56' East
(6.3180 ° N, 121.9289 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
13.1 meters
(43.1 feet)
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Tabuan-Lasa is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The municipality has a land area of 80.50 square kilometers or 31.08 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Basilan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 24,188 representing 6.98% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.64% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 300 inhabitants per square kilometer or 778 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tabuan-Lasa has 12 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Babag9.01%2,1791,79921.12%3.72%
Balanting5.83%1,41193750.59%8.11%
Boloh‑boloh5.21%1,26181454.91%8.69%
Bukut‑Umus12.34%2,9842,06144.78%7.30%
Kaumpurnah8.05%1,9471,58223.07%4.03%
Lanawan17.26%4,1742,10398.48%13.94%
Pisak‑pisak3.96%95884713.11%2.37%
Saluping8.80%2,1281,9936.77%1.26%
Suligan4.46%1,0781,112-3.06%-0.59%
Sulloh7.38%1,7851,26041.67%6.86%
Tambulig Buton6.54%1,5821,5353.06%0.58%
Tong‑Umus11.17%2,7012,5924.21%0.79%
Tabuan-Lasa Total24,18818,63529.80%5.09%
Historical population

The population of Tabuan-Lasa grew from 18,635 in 2010 to 24,188 in 2015, an increase of 5,553 people. This denoted a positive growth rate of 5.09%.

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 1
2010 May 118,635
2015 Aug 124,1885.09%
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The town center of Tabuan-Lasa is situated at approximately 6° 19' North, 121° 56' East, which has an elevation estimated at 13.1 meters or 43.1 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 Tabuan-Lasa are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Cotabato City, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Sumisip, Maluso, Ungkaya Pukan, Tipo-Tipo, Al-Barka, and Banguingui. Its distance from the national capital is 920.92 kilometers (572.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 920.92 kilometers (572.23 miles) to the North (N6°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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