Basak, City of Maasin, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
CityMaasin
Postal code6600
Population (2015)784
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.1941, 124.9145

Basak is a barangay in the city of Maasin, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 784. This represented 0.92% of the total population of Maasin.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Basak is 10 to 14, with 114 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 126
1 to 458
5 to 9109
10 to 14114
15 to 1952
20 to 2457
25 to 2944
30 to 3456
35 to 3961
40 to 4447
45 to 4930
50 to 5427
55 to 5934
60 to 6420
65 to 6914
70 to 7415
75 to 7911
80 and over9
Total784

Historical population

The population of Basak grew from 748 in 1990 to 784 in 2015, an increase of 36 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 28 people, from the previous population of 756 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
748
654-2.48%
7061.65%
7350.56%
7561.03%
7840.69%

Location

Basak is situated at approximately 10.1941, 124.9145, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 449.1 meters or 1,473.4 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.