Tabuan-Lasa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tabuan-Lasa
Municipality of Tabuan-Lasa
Map of Basilan with Tabuan-Lasa highlighted
Map of Basilan with Tabuan-Lasa highlighted
Tabuan-Lasa is located in Philippines
Tabuan-Lasa
Tabuan-Lasa
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°21′N 121°58′E / 6.35°N 121.97°E / 6.35; 121.97Coordinates: 6°21′N 121°58′E / 6.35°N 121.97°E / 6.35; 121.97
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
DistrictLone District
FoundedMarch 29, 2008
Barangays12 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorBrenda L. Junaid
 • Vice MayorMoner S. Manisan
 • CongressmanMujiv S. Hataman
 • Electorate12,107 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total80.5 km2 (31.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total24,188
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7305
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Income classno value
Revenue (₱)55.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesYakan
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitewww.tabuan-lasa.gov.ph

Tabuan-Lasa, officially the Municipality of Tabuan-Lasa, (Tausūg: Lupah Tabuan-Lasa; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Tabuan-Lasa; Tagalog: Bayan ng Tabuan-Lasa), is a — municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,188 people.[3]

Tabuan-Lasa was created out of the 12 barangays of Sumisip that were not on Basilan Island, through Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 187,[4] which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on March 29, 2008.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Tabuan-Lasa is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
150713001 Babag (Babuan Island) 9.0% 2,179 1,799 3.72%
150713002 Balanting 5.8% 1,411 937 8.11%
150713003 Boloh-boloh 5.2% 1,261 814 8.69%
150713004 Bukut-Umus 12.3% 2,984 2,061 7.30%
150713005 Kaumpurnah 8.0% 1,947 1,582 4.03%
150713006 Lanawan 17.3% 4,174 2,103 13.94%
150713007 Pisak-pisak 4.0% 958 847 2.37%
150713008 Saluping 8.8% 2,128 1,993 1.26%
150713009 Suligan (Babuan Island) 4.5% 1,078 1,112 −0.59%
150713010 Sulloh (Tapiantana) 7.4% 1,785 1,260 6.86%
150713011 Tambulig Buton 6.5% 1,582 1,535 0.58%
150713012 Tong-Umus 11.2% 2,701 2,592 0.79%
Total 24,188 18,635 5.09%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tabuan‑Lasa
YearPop.±% p.a.
2010 18,635—    
2015 24,188+5.09%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Tabuan-Lasa had a population of 24,188.[3] The population density was 300 inhabitants per square kilometre (780/sq mi).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tabuan-Lasa, 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)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 129
(5.1)
85
(3.3)
101
(4.0)
111
(4.4)
227
(8.9)
303
(11.9)
303
(11.9)
285
(11.2)
197
(7.8)
254
(10.0)
219
(8.6)
136
(5.4)
2,350
(92.5)
Average rainy days 15.9 13.5 15.1 14.8 22.9 24.7 24.9 24.3 20.7 22.6 20.5 17.4 237.3
Source: Meteoblue [10]

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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 187; An Act Creating the Municipality of Tabuan-Lasa in the Province of Basilan and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  5. ^ "One Municipality created in the First Quarter of 2008". National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 18 April 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Municipal: Tabuan-Lasa". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Basilan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 January 2019.