Tabuan-Lasa, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count12
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)80.50 km2 (31.08 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,188
Density (2015)300 / km2 (778 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 19' North, 121° 56' East (6.3180, 121.9289)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.1 meters (43.1 feet)

Tabuan-Lasa is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The municipality has a land area of 80.50 square kilometers or 31.08 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Basilan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,188. This represented 6.98% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.64% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 300 inhabitants per square kilometer or 778 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tabuan-Lasa has 12 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Babag9.01%2,1791,79921.12%3.72%
Balanting5.83%1,41193750.59%8.11%
Boloh‑boloh5.21%1,26181454.91%8.69%
Bukut‑Umus12.34%2,9842,06144.78%7.30%
Kaumpurnah8.05%1,9471,58223.07%4.03%
Lanawan17.26%4,1742,10398.48%13.94%
Pisak‑pisak3.96%95884713.11%2.37%
Saluping8.80%2,1281,9936.77%1.26%
Suligan4.46%1,0781,112-3.06%-0.59%
Sulloh7.38%1,7851,26041.67%6.86%
Tambulig Buton6.54%1,5821,5353.06%0.58%
Tong‑Umus11.17%2,7012,5924.21%0.79%
Tabuan-Lasa Total24,18818,63529.80%5.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tabuan-Lasa for the fiscal year of 2016 was 55,775,687.01.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,878,533.00
201039,137,006.006.12%
201142,454,945.588.48%
201241,171,774.24-3.02%
201338,741,446.14-5.90%
201444,017,414.6213.62%
201550,462,896.6214.64%
201655,775,687.0110.53%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tabuan-Lasa is 10 to 14, with 4,034 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 26 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1601
1 to 43,091
5 to 93,929
10 to 144,034
15 to 192,546
20 to 241,610
25 to 291,834
30 to 341,619
35 to 391,560
40 to 441,126
45 to 49845
50 to 54549
55 to 59328
60 to 64233
65 to 69147
70 to 7481
75 to 7929
80 and over26
Total24,188

Historical population

The population of Tabuan-Lasa grew from 18,635 in 2010 to 24,188 in 2015, an increase of 5,553 people. This denoted a positive growth rate of 5.09%.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,635
24,1885.09%

Location

The municipal center of Tabuan-Lasa is situated at approximately 6° 19' North, 121° 56' East, in the island of Linawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.1 meters or 43.1 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Tabuan-Lasa are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Cotabato City, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Sumisip, Maluso, Ungkaya Pukan, Tipo-Tipo, Al-Barka, and Banguingui. Its distance from the national capital is 920.92 kilometers (572.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 920.92 kilometers (572.23 miles) to the North (N6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,188, ranked 1,123 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.08 square kilometers, ranked 1,169 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 300 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 666 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 5.09%, ranked 1,088 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
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