Bayugan
Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
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 per km2
(388 per sq. mi)
Coordinates8° 43' North, 125° 45' East
(8.7143 ° N, 125.7481 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
31.9 meters
(104.5 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 103,202 representing 14.73% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 3.97% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 150 inhabitants per square kilometer or 388 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Bayugan has 43 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.21%, 5.27%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 150
1970 May 637,816
1975 May 143,6032.90%
1980 May 156,3675.27%
1990 May 178,7253.40%
1995 Sep 189,9992.54%
2000 May 193,6230.85%
2007 Aug 195,0320.21%
2010 May 199,3611.63%
2015 Aug 1103,2020.72%
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The city center of Bayugan is situated at approximately 8° 43' North, 125° 45' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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