Bauko, Province of Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count22
Postal code2621
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)153.00 km2 (59.07 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,065
Density (2015)203 / km2 (526 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 59' North, 120° 52' East (16.9888, 120.8679)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,270.3 meters (4,166.7 feet)

Bauko is a municipality in the landlocked province of Mountain Province.

The municipality has a land area of 153.00 square kilometers or 59.07 square miles which constitutes 7.09% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,065. This represented 20.10% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 1.80% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 203 inhabitants per square kilometer or 526 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bauko has 22 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)
Abatan3.03%94184511.36%2.07%
Bagnen Oriente2.34%7286895.66%1.05%
Bagnen Proper2.47%7677502.27%0.43%
Balintaugan0.51%15914410.42%1.90%
Banao5.87%1,8241,8220.11%0.02%
Bila3.76%1,1671,204-3.07%-0.59%
Guinzadan Central4.58%1,4231,11227.97%4.81%
Guinzadan Norte3.83%1,1901,0889.38%1.72%
Guinzadan Sur5.49%1,7051,859-8.28%-1.63%
Lagawa3.55%1,1041,0851.75%0.33%
Leseb4.05%1,2571,348-6.75%-1.32%
Mabaay4.34%1,3491,489-9.40%-1.86%
Mayag3.16%9839108.02%1.48%
Monamon Norte8.41%2,6122,09724.56%4.27%
Monamon Sur11.20%3,4793,574-2.66%-0.51%
Mount Data1.87%580674-13.95%-2.82%
Otucan Norte1.61%499508-1.77%-0.34%
Otucan Sur3.71%1,15499416.10%2.88%
Poblacion5.13%1,5951,630-2.15%-0.41%
Sadsadan9.98%3,1003,0362.11%0.40%
Sinto3.72%1,1571,04211.04%2.01%
Tapapan7.38%2,2922,2720.88%0.17%
Bauko Total31,06530,1722.96%0.56%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bauko for the fiscal year of 2016 was 89,511,864.63.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,236,627.21
201053,435,859.936.37%
201157,944,966.898.44%
201256,953,983.43-1.71%
201363,457,468.4811.42%
201471,576,039.9912.79%
201581,640,496.5814.06%
201689,511,864.639.64%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bauko is 5 to 9, with 3,442 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 324 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1623
1 to 42,664
5 to 93,442
10 to 143,419
15 to 193,119
20 to 243,046
25 to 292,795
30 to 342,087
35 to 391,797
40 to 441,555
45 to 491,562
50 to 541,351
55 to 591,119
60 to 64822
65 to 69552
70 to 74393
75 to 79324
80 and over395
Total31,065

Historical population

The population of Bauko grew from 12,229 in 1960 to 31,065 in 2015, an increase of 18,836 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.56%, or an increase of 893 people, from the previous population of 30,172 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,229
14,1041.41%
14,8080.98%
16,6882.42%
21,1262.39%
24,2422.61%
27,7292.92%
29,3820.80%
30,1720.97%
31,0650.56%

Location

The municipal center of Bauko is situated at approximately 16° 59' North, 120° 52' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,270.3 meters or 4,166.7 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 Bauko are Candon, Baguio, San Fernando, Tabuk, Santiago, and Vigan. The nearest municipalities are Tadian, Sabangan, Sagada, Besao, Cervantes, and Bontoc. Its distance from the national capital is 265.65 kilometers (165.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 49.96 kilometers (31.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)
  • Baguio, 70.23 kilometers (43.64 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 71.97 kilometers (44.72 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 77.24 kilometers (47.99 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 79.46 kilometers (49.37 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S65°E)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 82.44 kilometers (51.23 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

Distance from Manila: 265.65 kilometers (165.07 miles) to the South (S3°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,065, ranked 864 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.07 square kilometers, ranked 704 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 203 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 929 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.56%, ranked 1,271 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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