Buhi, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count38
Postal code4433
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)246.65 km2 (95.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)77,143
Density (2015)313 / km2 (810 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 26' North, 123° 31' East (13.4342, 123.5165)
Estimated elevation above sea level90.1 meters (295.5 feet)

Buhi is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 246.65 square kilometers or 95.23 square miles which constitutes 4.49% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 77,143. This represented 3.95% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.33% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 313 inhabitants per square kilometer or 810 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Buhi has 38 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)
Amlongan0.71%54946318.57%3.30%
Antipolo2.63%2,0312,129-4.60%-0.89%
Burocbusoc1.88%1,4471,4321.05%0.20%
Cabatuan2.67%2,0621,9893.67%0.69%
Cagmaslog1.30%1,0009179.05%1.66%
De La Fe1.84%1,4221,4120.71%0.13%
Delos Angeles2.54%1,9631,9341.50%0.28%
Divino Rostro1.14%87679310.47%1.91%
Gabas1.36%1,05395310.49%1.92%
Ibayugan2.29%1,7661,58611.35%2.07%
Igbac2.08%1,6021,5016.73%1.25%
Ipil1.98%1,5281,4009.14%1.68%
Iraya3.70%2,8552,57810.74%1.96%
Labawon1.25%9671,052-8.08%-1.59%
Lourdes4.40%3,3943,2693.82%0.72%
Macaangay0.92%7107021.14%0.22%
Monte Calvario4.01%3,0902,80810.04%1.84%
Namurabod0.45%349371-5.93%-1.16%
Sagrada Familia5.47%4,2173,9776.03%1.12%
Salvacion3.74%2,8872,7584.68%0.87%
San Antonio2.32%1,7901,6538.29%1.53%
San Buenaventura3.01%2,3222,2652.52%0.47%
San Francisco1.18%9088734.01%0.75%
San Isidro3.52%2,7152,5984.50%0.84%
San Jose Baybayon1.70%1,3111,2584.21%0.79%
San Jose Salay2.16%1,6691,6600.54%0.10%
San Pascual1.80%1,3851,3383.51%0.66%
San Pedro3.16%2,4362,3842.18%0.41%
San Rafael2.89%2,2272,257-1.33%-0.25%
San Ramon1.92%1,4851,532-3.07%-0.59%
San Roque0.90%696755-7.81%-1.54%
San Vicente3.55%2,7382,6264.27%0.80%
Santa Clara3.76%2,9012,56613.06%2.36%
Santa Cruz2.26%1,7441,5909.69%1.78%
Santa Elena4.95%3,8173,7990.47%0.09%
Santa Isabel1.74%1,3451,378-2.39%-0.46%
Santa Justina7.80%6,0145,8303.16%0.59%
Tambo5.02%3,8723,42313.12%2.37%
Buhi Total77,14373,8094.52%0.84%

Historical population

The population of Buhi grew from 37,786 in 1960 to 77,143 in 2015, an increase of 39,357 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.84%, or an increase of 3,334 people, from the previous population of 73,809 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,786
41,2590.86%
44,2261.40%
48,6251.91%
57,4961.69%
61,8871.39%
67,7621.96%
70,7560.60%
73,8091.55%
77,1430.84%

Location

The municipal center of Buhi is situated at approximately 13° 26' North, 123° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 90.1 meters or 295.5 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Buhi are Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Polangui, Nabua, Libon, Baao, Tiwi, and Bato. Its distance from the national capital is 302.42 kilometers (187.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 302.42 kilometers (187.91 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 77,143, ranked 275 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 95.23 square kilometers, ranked 428 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 313 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 632 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.84%, ranked 1,206 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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