Basalem, Municipality of Buug, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityBuug
Postal code7009
Population (2015)1,311
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.7370, 123.0879

Basalem is a barangay in the municipality of Buug, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,311. This represented 3.58% of the total population of Buug.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Basalem is 5 to 9, with 159 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 140
1 to 4142
5 to 9159
10 to 14144
15 to 19136
20 to 24114
25 to 2996
30 to 3483
35 to 39102
40 to 4467
45 to 4950
50 to 5447
55 to 5944
60 to 6436
65 to 6930
70 to 7411
75 to 797
80 and over3
Total1,311

Historical population

The population of Basalem grew from 454 in 1990 to 1,311 in 2015, an increase of 857 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.65%, or an increase of 225 people, from the previous population of 1,086 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
454
4891.40%
6767.19%
1,0195.82%
1,0862.35%
1,3113.65%

Location

Basalem is situated at approximately 7.7370, 123.0879, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 119.7 meters or 392.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Basalem 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.