Basak, Municipality of Magpet, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityMagpet
Postal code9404
Population (2015)2,535
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.1941, 125.1205

Basak is a barangay in the municipality of Magpet, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,535. This represented 5.15% of the total population of Magpet.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Basak is 10 to 14, with 308 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 148
1 to 4268
5 to 9303
10 to 14308
15 to 19242
20 to 24230
25 to 29180
30 to 34161
35 to 39161
40 to 44146
45 to 49138
50 to 54117
55 to 5963
60 to 6453
65 to 6944
70 to 7429
75 to 7926
80 and over18
Total2,535

Historical population

The population of Basak grew from 1,958 in 1990 to 2,535 in 2015, an increase of 577 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.24%, or a decrease of 171 people, from the previous population of 2,706 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,958
1,739-2.20%
1,8251.04%
2,6195.11%
2,7061.20%
2,535-1.24%

Location

Basak is situated at approximately 7.1941, 125.1205, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 663.6 meters or 2,177.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Basak 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.