Hadji Muhtamad, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count10
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Population (2015)25,085
Coordinates6° 40' North, 121° 35' East (6.6620, 121.5870)
Estimated elevation above sea level0.0 meters (0.0 feet)

Hadji Muhtamad is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,085. This represented 7.24% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Barangays

Hadji Muhtamad has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Baluk‑baluk6.32%1,5851,06349.11%7.90%
Dasalan11.84%2,9701,51895.65%13.63%
Lubukan13.00%3,2601,73088.44%12.82%
Luukbongsod7.69%1,92898895.14%13.57%
Mananggal3.19%8007634.85%0.91%
Palahangan7.65%1,920787143.96%18.51%
Panducan6.59%1,6521,08751.98%8.30%
Sangbay Big14.15%3,5491,330166.84%20.55%
Sangbay Small11.56%2,9001,416104.80%14.62%
Tausan18.02%4,5211,567188.51%22.35%
Hadji Muhtamad Total25,08512,249104.79%14.62%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hadji Muhtamad for the fiscal year of 2009 was 7,613,300.00.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Hadji Muhtamad is 5 to 9, with 3,650 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 83 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1647
1 to 43,134
5 to 93,650
10 to 143,208
15 to 192,667
20 to 242,241
25 to 291,873
30 to 341,655
35 to 391,554
40 to 441,239
45 to 49947
50 to 54804
55 to 59550
60 to 64403
65 to 69196
70 to 74138
75 to 7983
80 and over96
Total25,085

Historical population

The population of Hadji Muhtamad grew from 20,292 in 2007 to 25,085 in 2015, an increase of 4,793 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 14.62%, or an increase of 12,836 people, from the previous population of 12,249 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,292
12,249-16.78%
25,08514.62%

Location

The municipal center of Hadji Muhtamad is situated at approximately 6° 40' North, 121° 35' East, in the island of Pilas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.0 meters or 0.0 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Hadji Muhtamad are Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Lamitan, Pagadian, Tangub, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Lantawan, Maluso, Sumisip, Tabuan-Lasa, Ungkaya Pukan, and Tipo-Tipo. Its distance from the national capital is 879.52 kilometers (546.51 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 879.52 kilometers (546.51 miles) to the North (N4°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,085, ranked 1,088 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 14.62%, ranked 267 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
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