Basakan, Municipality of Hadji Mohammad Ajul, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityHadji Mohammad Ajul
Population (2015)1,037
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6297, 122.3035

Basakan is a barangay in the municipality of Hadji Mohammad Ajul, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,037. This represented 5.37% of the total population of Hadji Mohammad Ajul.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Basakan is 5 to 9, with 158 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 134
1 to 4146
5 to 9158
10 to 14144
15 to 19116
20 to 2471
25 to 2984
30 to 3467
35 to 3957
40 to 4443
45 to 4938
50 to 5433
55 to 5921
60 to 648
65 to 696
70 to 747
75 to 792
80 and over2
Total1,037

Historical population

The population of Basakan grew from 542 in 1990 to 1,037 in 2015, an increase of 495 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.04%, or an increase of 2 people, from the previous population of 1,035 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
542
6062.11%
1,09913.61%
2,1449.65%
1,035-23.29%
1,0370.04%

Location

Basakan is situated at approximately 6.6297, 122.3035, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 157.4 meters or 516.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

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