Buyacaoan, Municipality of Buguias, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityBuguias
Postal code2607
Population (2015)3,326
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.7724, 120.8196

Buyacaoan is a barangay in the municipality of Buguias, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,326. This represented 7.62% of the total population of Buguias.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buyacaoan is 20 to 24, with 358 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 163
1 to 4244
5 to 9318
10 to 14301
15 to 19340
20 to 24358
25 to 29310
30 to 34278
35 to 39227
40 to 44215
45 to 49187
50 to 54139
55 to 59126
60 to 6488
65 to 6949
70 to 7444
75 to 7919
80 and over20
Total3,326

Historical population

The population of Buyacaoan grew from 1,884 in 1990 to 3,326 in 2015, an increase of 1,442 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.98%, or an increase of 166 people, from the previous population of 3,160 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,884
2,1862.82%
2,8806.09%
3,0360.73%
3,1601.47%
3,3260.98%

Location

Buyacaoan is situated at approximately 16.7724, 120.8196, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,811.7 meters or 5,943.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buyacaoan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.