Matarling, Municipality of Lantawan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityLantawan
Postal code7301
Population (2015)929
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.6197, 121.9055

Matarling is a barangay in the municipality of Lantawan, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 929. This represented 3.78% of the total population of Lantawan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Matarling is 20 to 24, with 109 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 479
5 to 989
10 to 1490
15 to 1990
20 to 24109
25 to 2994
30 to 3472
35 to 3949
40 to 4445
45 to 4946
50 to 5444
55 to 5940
60 to 6427
65 to 6917
70 to 746
75 to 797
80 and over7
Total929

Historical population

The population of Matarling fell from 1,097 in 1990 to 929 in 2015, a decrease of 168 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 6.70%, or a decrease of 408 people, from the previous population of 1,337 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,097
977-2.15%
1,2074.64%
1,8506.07%
1,337-11.15%
929-6.70%

Location

Matarling is situated at approximately 6.6197, 121.9055, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 208.0 meters or 682.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Matarling 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.