Bien Unido, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count15
Postal code6326
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Area (2007)27.39 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,115
Density (2015)990 / km2 (2,563 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 8' North, 124° 23' East (10.1377, 124.3788)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.1 meters (23.4 feet)

Bien Unido is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 27.39 square kilometers or 10.58 square miles which constitutes 0.57% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,115. This represented 2.06% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 990 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,563 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bien Unido has 15 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)
Bilangbilangan Dako7.23%1,9601,9202.08%0.39%
Bilangbilangan Diot3.02%818845-3.20%-0.62%
Hingotanan East7.90%2,1432,283-6.13%-1.20%
Hingotanan West7.32%1,9861,66519.28%3.41%
Liberty3.68%99884318.39%3.27%
Malingin6.24%1,6911,997-15.32%-3.12%
Mandawa8.80%2,3852,3282.45%0.46%
Maomawan6.16%1,6711,47513.29%2.40%
Nueva Esperanza9.32%2,5272,20514.60%2.63%
Nueva Estrella6.04%1,6381,5763.93%0.74%
Pinamgo8.64%2,3442,1777.67%1.42%
Poblacion12.07%3,2733,0826.20%1.15%
Puerto San Pedro4.22%1,1441,1370.62%0.12%
Sagasa5.47%1,4831,30813.38%2.42%
Tuboran3.89%1,05495510.37%1.90%
Bien Unido Total27,11525,7965.11%0.95%

Historical population

The population of Bien Unido grew from 19,047 in 1990 to 27,115 in 2015, an increase of 8,068 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 1,319 people, from the previous population of 25,796 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,047
19,1850.14%
22,1763.16%
23,4120.75%
25,7963.59%
27,1150.95%

Location

The municipal center of Bien Unido is situated at approximately 10° 8' North, 124° 23' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.1 meters or 23.4 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 Bien Unido are Lapu-Lapu, Maasin, Mandaue, Cebu City, Danao, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Talibon, Trinidad, Ubay, San Miguel, President Carlos P. Garcia, and Dagohoy. Its distance from the national capital is 615.81 kilometers (382.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 50.80 kilometers (31.56 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 51.20 kilometers (31.82 miles) to the East (S90°E)
  • Mandaue, 52.05 kilometers (32.34 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)
  • Cebu City, 56.50 kilometers (35.11 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 57.25 kilometers (35.57 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 59.43 kilometers (36.93 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

Distance from Manila: 615.81 kilometers (382.64 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,115, ranked 1,021 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.58 square kilometers, ranked 1,560 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 990 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 175 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.95%, ranked 1,122 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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