Baungon, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count16
Postal code8707
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)328.34 km2 (126.77 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,336
Density (2015)105 / km2 (271 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 19' North, 124° 41' East (8.3125, 124.6871)
Estimated elevation above sea level427.5 meters (1,402.3 feet)

Baungon is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 328.34 square kilometers or 126.77 square miles which constitutes 3.13% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,336. This represented 2.43% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.73% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 105 inhabitants per square kilometer or 271 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baungon has 16 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)
Balintad1.57%539660-18.33%-3.78%
Buenavista2.67%9161,072-14.55%-2.95%
Danatag7.46%2,5612,585-0.93%-0.18%
Imbatug18.53%6,3635,23121.64%3.80%
Kalilangan1.98%680883-22.99%-4.85%
Lacolac1.77%608685-11.24%-2.24%
Langaon3.17%1,0871,0444.12%0.77%
Liboran9.78%3,3583,0948.53%1.57%
Lingating12.16%4,1754,726-11.66%-2.33%
Mabuhay4.45%1,5291,628-6.08%-1.19%
Mabunga3.70%1,2721,1629.47%1.74%
Nicdao6.29%2,1591,93811.40%2.08%
Pualas7.35%2,5242,06522.23%3.90%
Salimbalan9.29%3,1892,9159.40%1.73%
San Miguel3.01%1,0321,037-0.48%-0.09%
San Vicente6.83%2,3442,1439.38%1.72%
Baungon Total34,33632,8684.47%0.84%

Historical population

The population of Baungon grew from 7,617 in 1960 to 34,336 in 2015, an increase of 26,719 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.84%, or an increase of 1,468 people, from the previous population of 32,868 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,617
11,2513.89%
14,9745.90%
18,3204.11%
19,7740.77%
22,6172.55%
26,6953.62%
29,7571.51%
32,8683.69%
34,3360.84%

Location

The municipal center of Baungon is situated at approximately 8° 19' North, 124° 41' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 427.5 meters or 1,402.3 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 Baungon are Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, Iligan, Malaybalay, Marawi, and Valencia. The nearest municipalities are Libona, Talakag, Manolo Fortich, Tagoloan, Opol, and Villanueva. Its distance from the national capital is 803.59 kilometers (499.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 803.59 kilometers (499.33 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,336, ranked 815 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 126.77 square kilometers, ranked 283 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 105 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,316 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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