Semut, Municipality of Akbar, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityAkbar
Population (2015)4,483
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6597, 122.1955

Semut is a barangay in the municipality of Akbar, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,483. This represented 25.57% of the total population of Akbar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Semut is 10 to 14, with 646 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 194
1 to 4443
5 to 9613
10 to 14646
15 to 19548
20 to 24326
25 to 29337
30 to 34271
35 to 39260
40 to 44240
45 to 49295
50 to 54167
55 to 59102
60 to 6441
65 to 6950
70 to 7430
75 to 797
80 and over13
Total4,483

Historical population

The population of Semut grew from 1,172 in 1990 to 4,483 in 2015, an increase of 3,311 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.83%, or an increase of 1,315 people, from the previous population of 3,168 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,172
1,3112.12%
3,16220.78%
4,7855.88%
3,168-13.94%
4,4836.83%

Location

Semut is situated at approximately 6.6597, 122.1955, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 42.0 meters or 137.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Semut shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.