Buton, 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)2,927
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6389, 122.2917

Buton is a barangay in the municipality of Hadji Mohammad Ajul, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,927. This represented 15.16% 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 Buton is 5 to 9, with 452 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 183
1 to 4268
5 to 9452
10 to 14380
15 to 19364
20 to 24246
25 to 29234
30 to 34183
35 to 39146
40 to 44156
45 to 49140
50 to 54101
55 to 5971
60 to 6430
65 to 6935
70 to 7417
75 to 798
80 and over13
Total2,927

Historical population

The population of Buton grew from 933 in 1990 to 2,927 in 2015, an increase of 1,994 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.36%, or an increase of 467 people, from the previous population of 2,460 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
933
1,0442.13%
2,06815.78%
4,43611.10%
2,460-19.31%
2,9273.36%

Location

Buton is situated at approximately 6.6389, 122.2917, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 52.4 meters or 171.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

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