Tipo-Tipo
Province of Basilan

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count11
Postal code7304
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)49.70 km2
(19.19 sq. mi)
Population (2015)19,163
Density (2015)386 per km2
(999 per sq. mi)
Coordinates6° 30' North, 122° 7' East
(6.4994 ° N, 122.1206 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
408.4 meters
(1,339.7 feet)
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Tipo-Tipo is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The municipality has a land area of 49.70 square kilometers or 19.19 square miles which constitutes 1.54% of Basilan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 19,163 representing 5.53% 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 386 inhabitants per square kilometer or 999 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tipo-Tipo 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)
Badja16.03%3,0722,15642.49%6.97%
Baguindan10.38%1,9891,9372.68%0.51%
Banah9.91%1,9001,8681.71%0.32%
Bangcuang4.65%8918396.20%1.15%
Bohebaca6.72%1,2881,2800.63%0.12%
Bohelebung12.03%2,3052,2701.54%0.29%
Bohe‑Tambak5.00%95856071.07%10.76%
Lagayas4.98%95573629.76%5.08%
Limbo‑Upas5.83%1,1171,124-0.62%-0.12%
Silangkum8.90%1,7051,5609.29%1.71%
Tipo‑tipo Proper15.57%2,9832,64812.65%2.29%
Tipo-Tipo Total19,16316,97812.87%2.33%
Historical population

The population of Tipo-Tipo grew from 13,726 in 1960 to 19,163 in 2015, an increase of 5,437 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.33%, or an increase of 2,185 people, from the previous population of 16,978 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1513,726
1970 May 614,0470.23%
1975 May 118,3645.52%
1980 May 124,2495.71%
1990 May 133,1603.18%
1995 Sep 146,8666.70%
2000 May 148,2840.64%
2007 Aug 126,548-7.92%
2010 May 116,978-15.02%
2015 Aug 119,1632.33%
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The town center of Tipo-Tipo is situated at approximately 6° 30' North, 122° 7' East, which has an elevation estimated at 408.4 meters or 1,339.7 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 Tipo-Tipo are Lamitan, Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Cotabato City, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Al-Barka, Ungkaya Pukan, Tuburan, Sumisip, Akbar, and Hadji Mohammad Ajul. Its distance from the national capital is 903.64 kilometers (561.50 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 903.64 kilometers (561.50 miles) to the North (N8°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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