Tuburan, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count10
Postal code7306
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Population (2015)20,207
Coordinates6° 36' North, 122° 12' East (6.6067, 122.1928)
Estimated elevation above sea level141.0 meters (462.5 feet)

Tuburan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,207. This represented 5.83% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.53% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Barangays

Tuburan has 10 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)
Bohetambis6.38%1,2901,10816.43%2.94%
Calut20.52%4,1464,254-2.54%-0.49%
Duga‑a14.52%2,9342,43320.59%3.63%
Katipunan6.95%1,4051,3404.85%0.91%
Lahi‑lahi11.08%2,2391,87719.29%3.41%
Lower Sinangkapan13.12%2,6522,33313.67%2.47%
Lower Tablas3.48%704919-23.39%-4.95%
Mahawid9.77%1,9752,175-9.20%-1.82%
Sinulatan4.86%98382918.58%3.30%
Tablas Usew9.30%1,8791,7209.24%1.70%
Tuburan Total20,20718,9886.42%1.19%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tuburan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 110,690,119.06.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
2011
201274,827,672.25
201379,357,148.966.05%
201488,585,618.4911.63%
201599,388,345.3812.19%
2016110,690,119.0611.37%

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 Tuburan is 5 to 9, with 3,313 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 26 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1487
1 to 42,589
5 to 93,313
10 to 142,777
15 to 192,401
20 to 241,734
25 to 291,389
30 to 341,099
35 to 391,112
40 to 441,080
45 to 49816
50 to 54503
55 to 59345
60 to 64249
65 to 69172
70 to 7477
75 to 7938
80 and over26
Total20,207

Historical population

The population of Tuburan grew from 16,800 in 1960 to 20,207 in 2015, an increase of 3,407 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 1,219 people, from the previous population of 18,988 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,800
19,3491.39%
17,237-2.29%
17,3280.11%
26,8804.49%
31,2492.86%
42,5506.84%
26,498-6.32%
18,988-11.42%
20,2071.19%

Location

The municipal center of Tuburan is situated at approximately 6° 36' North, 122° 12' East, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 141.0 meters or 462.5 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 Tuburan are Lamitan, Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Akbar, Hadji Mohammad Ajul, Al-Barka, Tipo-Tipo, Ungkaya Pukan, and Sumisip. Its distance from the national capital is 893.03 kilometers (554.90 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 893.03 kilometers (554.90 miles) to the North (N8°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,207, ranked 1,259 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.19%, ranked 523 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
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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