Bayugan, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
Barangay count43
Postal code8502
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)688.77 km2 (265.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)103,202
Density (2015)150 / km2 (388 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 43' North, 125° 45' East (8.7143, 125.7481)
Estimated elevation above sea level31.9 meters (104.5 feet)

Bayugan is a component city in the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur.

The city has a land area of 688.77 square kilometers or 265.94 square miles which constitutes 6.89% of Agusan del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 103,202. This represented 14.73% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 3.97% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 150 inhabitants per square kilometer or 388 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bayugan has 43 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)
Berseba1.54%1,5851,688-6.10%-1.19%
Bucac3.80%3,9183,36716.36%2.93%
Cagbas1.86%1,9231,7579.45%1.73%
Calaitan1.85%1,9132,385-19.79%-4.11%
Canayugan1.12%1,1561,167-0.94%-0.18%
Charito1.50%1,5491,5291.31%0.25%
Claro Cortez0.79%81965425.23%4.38%
Fili2.86%2,9492,9230.89%0.17%
Gamao1.06%1,0961,0355.89%1.10%
Getsemane0.39%398436-8.72%-1.72%
Grace Estate0.66%6776513.99%0.75%
Hamogaway1.46%1,5081,568-3.83%-0.74%
Katipunan1.19%1,2251,1357.93%1.46%
Mabuhay1.68%1,7301,750-1.14%-0.22%
Magkiangkang1.75%1,8011,62810.63%1.94%
Mahayag0.61%62955413.54%2.45%
Marcelina3.67%3,7893,5088.01%1.48%
Maygatasan4.67%4,8184,14816.15%2.89%
Montivesta0.69%70960217.77%3.16%
Mt. Ararat0.66%684821-16.69%-3.42%
Mt. Carmel2.31%2,3872,04716.61%2.97%
Mt. Olive1.46%1,5091,5010.53%0.10%
New Salem0.55%569663-14.18%-2.87%
Noli3.60%3,7123,3809.82%1.80%
Osmeña1.54%1,5891,5731.02%0.19%
Panaytay0.67%69562411.38%2.07%
Pinagalaan1.37%1,4111,10827.35%4.71%
Poblacion15.51%16,01017,596-9.01%-1.78%
Sagmone1.26%1,3011,15712.45%2.26%
Saguma2.15%2,2151,93714.35%2.59%
Salvacion5.70%5,8865,07915.89%2.85%
San Agustin0.66%67961310.77%1.97%
San Isidro1.17%1,2061,04615.30%2.75%
San Juan3.20%3,3073,391-2.48%-0.48%
Santa Irene3.54%3,6512,82029.47%5.04%
Santa Teresita1.77%1,8281,6689.59%1.76%
Santo Niño1.56%1,6061,643-2.25%-0.43%
Taglatawan12.44%12,83812,976-1.06%-0.20%
Taglibas0.39%4023864.15%0.78%
Tagubay0.90%93074924.17%4.21%
Verdu1.38%1,4241,3733.71%0.70%
Villa Undayon1.56%1,6091,31222.64%3.96%
Wawa1.51%1,5621,41310.54%1.93%
Bayugan Total103,20299,3613.87%0.72%

Historical population

The population of Bayugan grew from 37,816 in 1970 to 103,202 in 2015, an increase of 65,386 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.72%, or an increase of 3,841 people, from the previous population of 99,361 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,816
43,6032.90%
56,3675.27%
78,7253.40%
89,9992.54%
93,6230.85%
95,0320.21%
99,3611.63%
103,2020.72%

Location

The city center of Bayugan is situated at approximately 8° 43' North, 125° 45' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.9 meters or 104.5 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 Bayugan are Butuan, Cabadbaran, Tandag, Gingoog, Bislig, and Malaybalay. The nearest municipalities are Esperanza, Sibagat, Las Nieves, Prosperidad, San Luis, and Talacogon. Its distance from the national capital is 832.23 kilometers (517.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 832.23 kilometers (517.12 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 103,202, ranked 179 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 265.94 square kilometers, ranked 73 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 150 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,159 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.72%, ranked 1,286 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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