Bugasong, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count27
Postal code5704
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)203.71 km2 (78.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,642
Density (2015)165 / km2 (428 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 3' North, 122° 4' East (11.0441, 122.0646)
Estimated elevation above sea level21.6 meters (71.0 feet)

Bugasong is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 203.71 square kilometers or 78.65 square miles which constitutes 7.46% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,642. This represented 5.78% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 165 inhabitants per square kilometer or 428 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bugasong has 27 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)
Anilawan0.66%2232134.69%0.88%
Arangote1.52%51044215.38%2.76%
Bagtason5.31%1,7861,7790.39%0.07%
Camangahan3.39%1,1391,1241.33%0.25%
Centro Ilawod6.00%2,0201,9344.45%0.83%
Centro Ilaya6.51%2,1902,0864.99%0.93%
Centro Pojo6.71%2,2592,1475.22%0.97%
Cubay North5.39%1,8131,63510.89%1.99%
Cubay South3.95%1,3301,2724.56%0.85%
Guija3.39%1,1401,0785.75%1.07%
Igbalangao5.27%1,7731,7541.08%0.21%
Igsoro4.07%1,3681,2618.49%1.56%
Ilaures4.13%1,3911,3612.20%0.42%
Jinalinan3.13%1,05395510.26%1.88%
Lacayon3.89%1,3071,14813.85%2.50%
Maray1.39%46839817.59%3.13%
Paliwan3.87%1,3031,2276.19%1.15%
Pangalcagan6.10%2,0531,80513.74%2.48%
Sabang East2.48%8357836.64%1.23%
Sabang West2.38%80168916.26%2.91%
Tagudtud North3.28%1,1021,771-37.78%-8.64%
Tagudtud South3.10%1,04494410.59%1.94%
Talisay2.92%9829533.04%0.57%
Tica1.61%5405213.65%0.68%
Tono‑an2.21%74567111.03%2.01%
Yapu1.64%5515274.55%0.85%
Zaragoza5.70%1,9161,7867.28%1.35%
Bugasong Total33,64232,2644.27%0.80%

Historical population

The population of Bugasong grew from 16,635 in 1960 to 33,642 in 2015, an increase of 17,007 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.80%, or an increase of 1,378 people, from the previous population of 32,264 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,635
17,6970.61%
17,9880.33%
21,6193.74%
24,5371.27%
26,7211.61%
28,2941.23%
30,3940.99%
32,2642.20%
33,6420.80%

Location

The municipal center of Bugasong is situated at approximately 11° 3' North, 122° 4' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.6 meters or 71.0 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 Bugasong are Passi, Iloilo City, Roxas City, Bago, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Valderrama, Laua-an, Patnongon, Barbaza, San Remigio, and Belison. Its distance from the national capital is 409.63 kilometers (254.53 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 409.63 kilometers (254.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,642, ranked 831 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 78.65 square kilometers, ranked 538 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 165 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,103 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.80%, ranked 1,235 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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