Maluso

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Maluso
Municipality of Maluso
Port Holland, Maluso
Port Holland, Maluso
Map of Basilan with Maluso highlighted
Map of Basilan with Maluso highlighted
Maluso is located in Philippines
Maluso
Maluso
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°33′N 121°53′E / 6.55°N 121.88°E / 6.55; 121.88Coordinates: 6°33′N 121°53′E / 6.55°N 121.88°E / 6.55; 121.88
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
DistrictLone District
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorHanie A. Bud
 • Electorate23,436 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total168.46 km2 (65.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total40,646
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7303
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)87.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesYakan
Chavacano
Tagalog

Maluso, officially the Municipality of Maluso, (Tausūg: Lupah Maluso; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Maluso; Tagalog: Bayan ng Maluso), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 40,646 people.[3]

On February 27, 2010, about 70 militants of the extremist Abu Sayyaf group attacked Tubigan village in Maluso, setting fire to homes and killing at least 11 people.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Maluso is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
150704001 Abong-Abong 2.4% 965 846 2.54%
150704002 Batungal 3.0% 1,207 924 5.22%
150704003 Calang Canas 7.0% 2,862 1,101 19.95%
150704016 Fuente Maluso 2.9% 1,185 1,261 −1.18%
150704004 Guanan North (Zone I) 2.7% 1,079 1,089 −0.18%
150704005 Guanan South (Zone II) 3.3% 1,336 1,202 2.03%
150704006 Limbubong 2.4% 976 1,220 −4.16%
150704007 Mahayahay Lower (Zone I) 1.5% 595 671 −2.26%
150704019 Mahayahay Upper (Zone II) 3.1% 1,252 1,112 2.28%
150704008 Muslim Area 1.3% 509 440 2.81%
150704009 Port Holland Zone I Poblacion (Upper) 9.3% 3,784 3,171 3.42%
150704010 Port Holland Zone II Poblacion (Shipyard Main) 6.5% 2,649 2,436 1.61%
150704011 Port Holland Zone III Poblacion (Samal Village) 11.1% 4,532 3,417 5.52%
150704012 Port Holland Zone IV (Lower) 14.4% 5,834 3,355 11.11%
150704020 Port Holland Zone V (Shipyard Tabuk) 5.1% 2,054 1,444 6.94%
150704015 Taberlongan 4.6% 1,855 2,046 −1.85%
150704017 Tamuk 2.4% 976 1,008 −0.61%
150704013 Townsite (Poblacion) 12.3% 4,993 4,820 0.67%
150704018 Tubigan 3.5% 1,424 1,649 −2.75%
150704021 Upper Garlayan 1.4% 579 591 −0.39%
Total 40,646 33,803 3.57%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maluso
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 16,869—    
1970 15,519−0.83%
1975 12,665−3.99%
1980 17,287+6.42%
1990 18,666+0.77%
1995 26,844+7.05%
2000 31,054+3.17%
2007 48,178+6.24%
2010 33,803−12.10%
2015 40,646+3.57%
Source: PSA[3][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Maluso had a population of 40,646.[3] The population density was 240 inhabitants per square kilometre (620/sq mi).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Maluso, Basilan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 27
(81)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 104
(4.1)
71
(2.8)
87
(3.4)
96
(3.8)
206
(8.1)
262
(10.3)
272
(10.7)
264
(10.4)
181
(7.1)
240
(9.4)
192
(7.6)
109
(4.3)
2,084
(82)
Average rainy days 14.3 12.8 14.3 14.2 21.8 23.3 24.1 24.0 19.7 21.8 19.4 15.4 225.1
Source: Meteoblue [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Abu Sayyaf militants raid Philippine village". BBC News. 27 February 2010. Archived from the original on 2 March 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Municipal: Maluso". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Maluso, Basilan : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 January 2019.