Baiwas, Municipality of Sumisip, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalitySumisip
Postal code7305
Population (2015)1,049
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5176, 121.9864

Baiwas is a barangay in the municipality of Sumisip, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,049. This represented 2.51% of the total population of Sumisip.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baiwas is 5 to 9, with 194 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 499
5 to 9194
10 to 14148
15 to 19122
20 to 24112
25 to 2972
30 to 3468
35 to 3951
40 to 4432
45 to 4931
50 to 5443
55 to 5933
60 to 6411
65 to 694
70 to 743
75 to 793
80 and over2
Total1,049

Historical population

The population of Baiwas fell from 1,271 in 1990 to 1,049 in 2015, a decrease of 222 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.42%, or an increase of 75 people, from the previous population of 974 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,271
1,074-3.11%
1,1150.81%
1,5754.88%
974-16.05%
1,0491.42%

Location

Baiwas is situated at approximately 6.5176, 121.9864, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 566.5 meters or 1,858.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baiwas 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.