Balagtasan, City of Lamitan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
CityLamitan
Postal code7302
Population (2015)2,359
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6984, 122.0493

Balagtasan is a barangay in the city of Lamitan, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,359. This represented 3.15% of the total population of Lamitan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balagtasan is 5 to 9, with 305 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4240
5 to 9305
10 to 14269
15 to 19247
20 to 24214
25 to 29205
30 to 34180
35 to 39137
40 to 44109
45 to 49110
50 to 54116
55 to 5967
60 to 6450
65 to 6927
70 to 7422
75 to 7913
80 and over11
Total2,359

Historical population

The population of Balagtasan grew from 1,900 in 1990 to 2,359 in 2015, an increase of 459 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.81%, or a decrease of 238 people, from the previous population of 2,597 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,900
2,0541.47%
2,0770.24%
2,5162.68%
2,5971.16%
2,359-1.81%

Location

Balagtasan is situated at approximately 6.6984, 122.0493, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 196.7 meters or 645.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.