Matatag, City of Lamitan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
CityLamitan
Postal code7302
Population (2015)2,169
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6588, 122.1341

Matatag is a barangay in the city of Lamitan, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,169. This represented 2.90% of the total population of Lamitan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Matatag is 15 to 19, with 267 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 149
1 to 4197
5 to 9226
10 to 14265
15 to 19267
20 to 24216
25 to 29176
30 to 34128
35 to 39151
40 to 44145
45 to 49103
50 to 5475
55 to 5952
60 to 6438
65 to 6926
70 to 7428
75 to 7918
80 and over9
Total2,169

Historical population

The population of Matatag grew from 1,824 in 1990 to 2,169 in 2015, an increase of 345 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.44%, or an increase of 49 people, from the previous population of 2,120 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,824
1,8580.35%
1,779-0.93%
2,0552.01%
2,1201.14%
2,1690.44%

Location

Matatag is situated at approximately 6.6588, 122.1341, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.2 meters or 26.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Matatag 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.