Tuburan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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, 122.1928)
Estimated elevation above sea level141.0 meters (462.5 feet)

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

Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,207. This represented 5.83% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.53% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Barangays

Tuburan has 10 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,800
19,3491.39%
17,237-2.29%
17,3280.11%
26,8804.49%
31,2492.86%
42,5506.84%
26,498-6.32%
18,988-11.42%
20,2071.19%

Location

The municipal center of Tuburan is situated at approximately 6° 36' North, 122° 12' East, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 893.03 kilometers (554.90 miles) to the North (N8°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,207, ranked 1,262 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.19%, ranked 907 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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