Muslim Area, Municipality of Maluso, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityMaluso
Postal code7303
Population (2015)509
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.4884, 121.9058

Muslim Area is a barangay in the municipality of Maluso, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 509. This represented 1.25% of the total population of Maluso.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Muslim Area is 1 to 4, with 100 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 110
1 to 4100
5 to 980
10 to 1480
15 to 1947
20 to 2416
25 to 2923
30 to 3439
35 to 3942
40 to 4427
45 to 4912
50 to 5411
55 to 5919
60 to 64
65 to 69
70 to 742
75 to 79
80 and over1
Total509

Historical population

The population of Muslim Area grew from 75 in 1990 to 509 in 2015, an increase of 434 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.81%, or an increase of 69 people, from the previous population of 440 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
75
71452.52%
624-2.85%
7642.83%
440-18.20%
5092.81%

Location

Muslim Area is situated at approximately 6.4884, 121.9058, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.7 meters or 100.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Muslim Area 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.