Buahan, City of Lamitan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
CityLamitan
Postal code7302
Population (2015)1,303
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6946, 122.1082

Buahan is a barangay in the city of Lamitan, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,303. This represented 1.74% of the total population of Lamitan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buahan is 10 to 14, with 163 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 4122
5 to 9160
10 to 14163
15 to 19152
20 to 24113
25 to 2997
30 to 3496
35 to 3989
40 to 4462
45 to 4963
50 to 5439
55 to 5939
60 to 6432
65 to 6928
70 to 7412
75 to 796
80 and over8
Total1,303

Historical population

The population of Buahan grew from 866 in 1990 to 1,303 in 2015, an increase of 437 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.29%, or a decrease of 20 people, from the previous population of 1,323 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
866
829-0.81%
9061.92%
1,2524.56%
1,3232.03%
1,303-0.29%

Location

Buahan is situated at approximately 6.6946, 122.1082, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 141.3 meters or 463.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buahan 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.