Masula, City of Isabela, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceBasilan
CityIsabela City
Postal code7300
Population (2015)1,322
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5912, 122.0078

Masula is a barangay in Isabela City, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,322. This represented 1.17% of the total population of Isabela City.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Masula is 5 to 9, with 197 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 144
1 to 4181
5 to 9197
10 to 14136
15 to 19175
20 to 24128
25 to 29111
30 to 3497
35 to 3967
40 to 4440
45 to 4944
50 to 5438
55 to 5911
60 to 6428
65 to 6910
70 to 746
75 to 794
80 and over5
Total1,322

Historical population

The population of Masula fell from 1,491 in 1990 to 1,322 in 2015, a decrease of 169 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.48%, or a decrease of 108 people, from the previous population of 1,430 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,491
1,109-5.39%
1,3864.90%
1,252-1.39%
1,4304.96%
1,322-1.48%

Location

Masula is situated at approximately 6.5912, 122.0078, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 297.4 meters or 975.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Masula 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.