Townsite, Municipality of Maluso, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityMaluso
Postal code7303
Population (2015)4,993
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5409, 121.8768

Townsite, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Maluso, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,993. This represented 12.28% of the total population of Maluso.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Townsite is 5 to 9, with 653 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 21 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1121
1 to 4517
5 to 9653
10 to 14596
15 to 19579
20 to 24472
25 to 29349
30 to 34325
35 to 39280
40 to 44243
45 to 49234
50 to 54206
55 to 59149
60 to 6498
65 to 6965
70 to 7448
75 to 7937
80 and over21
Total4,993

Historical population

The population of Townsite grew from 3,347 in 1990 to 4,993 in 2015, an increase of 1,646 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.67%, or an increase of 173 people, from the previous population of 4,820 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,347
3,7452.13%
4,3843.44%
5,7513.81%
4,820-6.23%
4,9930.67%

Location

Townsite is situated at approximately 6.5409, 121.8768, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.5 meters or 27.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Townsite 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.