Bugasong
Province of Antique

Summary data
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 per km2
(428 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 3' North, 122° 4' East
(11.0441 ° N, 122.0646 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
21.6 meters
(71.0 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 33,642 representing 5.78% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 165 inhabitants per square kilometer or 428 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Bugasong has 27 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.33%, 3.74%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1516,635
1970 May 617,6970.61%
1975 May 117,9880.33%
1980 May 121,6193.74%
1990 May 124,5371.27%
1995 Sep 126,7211.61%
2000 May 128,2941.23%
2007 Aug 130,3940.99%
2010 May 132,2642.20%
2015 Aug 133,6420.80%
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The town center of Bugasong is situated at approximately 11° 3' North, 122° 4' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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