Sangkahan, Municipality of Al-Barka, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityAl-Barka
Population (2015)835
Coordinates6.4667, 122.2070

Sangkahan, formerly Kaulungan Island, is a barangay in the municipality of Al-Barka, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 835. This represented 3.99% 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 Sangkahan is 15 to 19, with 136 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 477
5 to 9104
10 to 1497
15 to 19136
20 to 24108
25 to 2975
30 to 3450
35 to 3939
40 to 4433
45 to 4922
50 to 5423
55 to 5918
60 to 6424
65 to 697
70 to 7411
75 to 79
80 and over2
Total835

Historical population

The population of Sangkahan grew from 800 in 1990 to 835 in 2015, an increase of 35 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.62%, or an increase of 106 people, from the previous population of 729 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
800
1,39310.95%
424-22.51%
6365.75%
7295.09%
8352.62%

Location

Sangkahan is situated at approximately 6.4667, 122.2070. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.6 meters or 21.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

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