Bustos, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count14
Postal code3007
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)69.99 km2 (27.02 sq mi)
Population (2015)67,039
Density (2015)958 / km2 (2,481 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 57' North, 120° 55' East (14.9518, 120.9188)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.7 meters (74.5 feet)

Bustos is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 69.99 square kilometers or 27.02 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 67,039. This represented 2.04% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.60% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 958 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,481 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bustos has 14 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Bonga Mayor5.66%3,7924,407-13.96%-2.82%
Bonga Menor6.89%4,6194,742-2.59%-0.50%
Buisan2.79%1,8691,7834.82%0.90%
Camachilihan3.81%2,5522,28911.49%2.09%
Cambaog9.31%6,2425,59211.62%2.12%
Catacte11.92%7,9902,367237.56%26.07%
Liciada7.48%5,0174,7026.70%1.24%
Malamig8.40%5,6335,3136.02%1.12%
Malawak4.16%2,7892,38317.04%3.04%
Poblacion10.67%7,1539,641-25.81%-5.52%
San Pedro10.43%6,9946,5067.50%1.39%
Talampas4.96%3,3253,660-9.15%-1.81%
Tanawan4.27%2,8622,946-2.85%-0.55%
Tibagan9.25%6,2026,0841.94%0.37%
Bustos Total67,03962,4157.41%1.37%

Historical population

The population of Bustos grew from 13,412 in 1960 to 67,039 in 2015, an increase of 53,627 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.37%, or an increase of 4,624 people, from the previous population of 62,415 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,412
19,2543.60%
22,6223.29%
25,7392.61%
34,9653.11%
41,3723.20%
47,0912.82%
60,6813.56%
62,4151.03%
67,0391.37%

Location

The municipal center of Bustos is situated at approximately 14° 57' North, 120° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.7 meters or 74.5 feet above mean sea level.

map

Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Bustos are Malolos, San Jose del Monte, Meycauayan, San Fernando, Valenzuela, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Baliuag, San Rafael, Pulilan, Plaridel, Pandi, and Angat. Its distance from the national capital is 40.50 kilometers (25.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 40.50 kilometers (25.17 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 67,039, ranked 344 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.02 square kilometers, ranked 1,243 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 958 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 181 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.37%, ranked 759 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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