Tuburan
Province of Basilan

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count10
Postal code7306
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Population (2015)20,207
Coordinates6° 36' North, 122° 12' East
(6.6067 ° N, 122.1928 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
141.0 meters
(462.5 feet)
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Tuburan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The 2015 Census records its population as 20,207 representing 5.83% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.53% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tuburan has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bohetambis6.38%1,2901,10816.43%2.94%
Calut20.52%4,1464,254-2.54%-0.49%
Duga‑a14.52%2,9342,43320.59%3.63%
Katipunan6.95%1,4051,3404.85%0.91%
Lahi‑lahi11.08%2,2391,87719.29%3.41%
Lower Sinangkapan13.12%2,6522,33313.67%2.47%
Lower Tablas3.48%704919-23.39%-4.95%
Mahawid9.77%1,9752,175-9.20%-1.82%
Sinulatan4.86%98382918.58%3.30%
Tablas Usew9.30%1,8791,7209.24%1.70%
Tuburan Total20,20718,9886.42%1.19%
Historical population

The population of Tuburan grew from 16,800 in 1960 to 20,207 in 2015, an increase of 3,407 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 1,219 people, from the previous population of 18,988 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1516,800
1970 May 619,3491.39%
1975 May 117,237-2.29%
1980 May 117,3280.11%
1990 May 126,8804.49%
1995 Sep 131,2492.86%
2000 May 142,5506.84%
2007 Aug 126,498-6.32%
2010 May 118,988-11.42%
2015 Aug 120,2071.19%
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The town center of Tuburan is situated at approximately 6° 36' North, 122° 12' East, which has an elevation estimated at 141.0 meters or 462.5 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 Tuburan are Lamitan, Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Akbar, Hadji Mohammad Ajul, Al-Barka, Tipo-Tipo, Ungkaya Pukan, and Sumisip. Its distance from the national capital is 893.03 kilometers (554.90 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 893.03 kilometers (554.90 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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