Macalang, Municipality of Al-Barka, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityAl-Barka
Population (2015)688
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5586, 122.0870

Macalang is a barangay in the municipality of Al-Barka, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 688. This represented 3.29% of the total population of Al-Barka.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Macalang is 5 to 9, with 128 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 55 to 59, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113
1 to 4125
5 to 9128
10 to 1478
15 to 1959
20 to 2429
25 to 2956
30 to 3445
35 to 3960
40 to 4421
45 to 4960
50 to 5411
55 to 591
60 to 642
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over
Total688

Historical population

The population of Macalang grew from 212 in 1990 to 688 in 2015, an increase of 476 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.90%, or an increase of 153 people, from the previous population of 535 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
212
53318.85%
5741.60%
7684.10%
535-12.33%
6884.90%

Location

Macalang is situated at approximately 6.5586, 122.0870, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 622.6 meters or 2,042.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

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