Balas, City of Lamitan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
CityLamitan
Postal code7302
Population (2015)2,918
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6906, 122.1327

Balas is a barangay in the city of Lamitan, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,918. This represented 3.90% of the total population of Lamitan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balas is 10 to 14, with 398 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 167
1 to 4285
5 to 9354
10 to 14398
15 to 19319
20 to 24281
25 to 29248
30 to 34224
35 to 39142
40 to 44145
45 to 49122
50 to 54103
55 to 5966
60 to 6468
65 to 6957
70 to 7421
75 to 799
80 and over9
Total2,918

Historical population

The population of Balas grew from 1,690 in 1990 to 2,918 in 2015, an increase of 1,228 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.73%, or an increase of 109 people, from the previous population of 2,809 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,690
2,0914.07%
2,1200.30%
2,7793.80%
2,8090.39%
2,9180.73%

Location

Balas is situated at approximately 6.6906, 122.1327, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 81.5 meters or 267.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balas 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.