Maluso, Basilan

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Maluso
Municipality
Port Holland in Maluso
Port Holland in Maluso
Map of Basilan with Maluso highlighted
Location within Basilan province
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
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Barangays 20 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Hanie A. Bud
Area[2]
 • Total 168.46 km2 (65.04 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 40,646
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7303
Dialing code +63 (0)62
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 150704000
Electorate 23,436 voters as of 2016

Maluso, officially the Municipality of Maluso (Filipino: Bayan ng Maluso), is a municipality in the province of Basilan in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) of the Philippines. The population was 40,646 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 23,436 registered voters.[4]

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.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Maluso is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,666 —    
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][7][8]

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

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 23,436 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Comprehensive Development Plan - Municipality of Maluso". basilan.net. Provincial Government of Basilan. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Abu Sayyaf militants raid Philippine village". BBC News. 27 February 2010. Archived from the original on 2 March 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Maluso, Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011.