Babag, Municipality of Tabuan-Lasa, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityTabuan-Lasa
Population (2015)2,179
Coordinates6.3461, 121.9781

Babag, formerly Babuan Island, is a barangay in the municipality of Tabuan-Lasa, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,179. This represented 9.01% of the total population of Tabuan-Lasa.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Babag is 10 to 14, with 401 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4210
5 to 9322
10 to 14401
15 to 19270
20 to 24189
25 to 29169
30 to 34120
35 to 39142
40 to 4496
45 to 4992
50 to 5453
55 to 5925
60 to 6421
65 to 6919
70 to 7411
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total2,179

Historical population

The population of Babag grew from 868 in 1990 to 2,179 in 2015, an increase of 1,311 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.72%, or an increase of 380 people, from the previous population of 1,799 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
868
1,2857.63%
1,7596.96%
2,8656.96%
1,799-15.58%
2,1793.72%

Location

Babag is situated at approximately 6.3461, 121.9781. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.7 meters or 12.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Babag shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.