Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan

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Tabuan‑Lasa
Municipality
Map of Basilan showing the location of Tabuan-Lasa
Location within Basilan province
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
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Founded March 29, 2008
Barangays 12 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Muctar Y. Junaid
Area[2]
 • Total 80.5 km2 (31.1 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 24,188
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7305
IDD:area code +63 (0)62
PSGC 150713000
Electorate 12,107, 10,241 voters as of 2016
Website www.tabuan-lasa.gov.ph

Tabuan-Lasa, officially the Municipality of Tabuan-Lasa (Chavacano: Municipalidad de Tabuan-Lasa; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Tabuan-Lasa; Filipino: Bayan ng Tabuan-Lasa), is a municipality in the province of Basilan in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) of the Philippines. The population was 24,188 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 12,107, 10,241 registered voters.[4]

Tabuan-Lasa was created out of the 12 barangays of Sumisip that were not on Basilan Island, through Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 187,[5] which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on March 29, 2008.[6]

Barangays[edit]

Tabuan-Lasa is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[7]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[8]
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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2010 18,635 —    
2015 24,188 +5.09%
Source: PSA[3][8]

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).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 12,107, 10,241 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "About Tabuan-Lasa: Physical Characteristics". www.tabuan-lasa.gov.ph. Municipality of Tabuan Lasa Official Website. 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. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Municipal: Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  8. ^ 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.