Mahatalang, Municipality of Sumisip, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalitySumisip
Postal code7305
Population (2015)1,190
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5400, 122.0571

Mahatalang is a barangay in the municipality of Sumisip, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,190. This represented 2.85% of the total population of Sumisip.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mahatalang is 5 to 9, with 208 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 157
1 to 4178
5 to 9208
10 to 14161
15 to 19107
20 to 24104
25 to 2992
30 to 3471
35 to 3953
40 to 4451
45 to 4939
50 to 5427
55 to 5917
60 to 649
65 to 695
70 to 744
75 to 793
80 and over4
Total1,190

Historical population

The population of Mahatalang fell from 1,197 in 1990 to 1,190 in 2015, a decrease of 7 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.99%, or a decrease of 64 people, from the previous population of 1,254 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,197
986-3.57%
972-0.31%
2,04710.82%
1,254-16.34%
1,190-0.99%

Location

Mahatalang is situated at approximately 6.5400, 122.0571, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 657.9 meters or 2,158.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahatalang 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.