Buenavista, Province of Marinduque

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceMarinduque
Barangay count15
Postal code4904
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Marinduque
Area (2007)81.25 km2 (31.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,988
Density (2015)295 / km2 (765 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 15' North, 121° 57' East (13.2547, 121.9436)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.1 meters (29.8 feet)

Buenavista is a coastal municipality in the island province of Marinduque.

The municipality has a land area of 81.25 square kilometers or 31.37 square miles which constitutes 8.53% of Marinduque's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,988. This represented 10.23% of the total population of Marinduque province, or 0.81% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 295 inhabitants per square kilometer or 765 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Buenavista 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)
Bagacay4.55%1,0911,150-5.13%-1.00%
Bagtingon6.77%1,6231,5762.98%0.56%
Barangay I5.23%1,2551,1558.66%1.59%
Barangay II1.72%413434-4.84%-0.94%
Barangay III2.43%584660-11.52%-2.30%
Barangay IV2.66%638713-10.52%-2.09%
Bicas‑bicas3.23%7757592.11%0.40%
Caigangan10.25%2,4592,3415.04%0.94%
Daykitin12.55%3,0112,7708.70%1.60%
Libas9.59%2,3012,1487.12%1.32%
Malbog7.43%1,7821,61010.68%1.95%
Sihi6.16%1,4781,511-2.18%-0.42%
Timbo4.29%1,0301,0022.79%0.53%
Tungib‑Lipata9.58%2,2992,1357.68%1.42%
Yook13.54%3,2493,1473.24%0.61%
Buenavista Total23,98823,1113.79%0.71%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Buenavista for the fiscal year of 2016 was 70,234,225.63.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,418,334.61
201040,703,433.675.95%
201145,652,122.8612.16%
201244,594,546.21-2.32%
201349,846,435.2011.78%
201455,959,783.0512.26%
201563,762,572.6013.94%
201670,234,225.6310.15%

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 Buenavista is 10 to 14, with 3,066 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 170 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1509
1 to 42,272
5 to 93,060
10 to 143,066
15 to 192,658
20 to 241,977
25 to 291,607
30 to 341,402
35 to 391,477
40 to 441,229
45 to 491,244
50 to 54931
55 to 59824
60 to 64581
65 to 69460
70 to 74311
75 to 79210
80 and over170
Total23,988

Historical population

The population of Buenavista grew from 7,303 in 1960 to 23,988 in 2015, an increase of 16,685 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 877 people, from the previous population of 23,111 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,303
10,4633.58%
11,7872.42%
13,0252.02%
15,4951.75%
17,3582.15%
19,2712.27%
21,0181.20%
23,1113.52%
23,9880.71%

Location

The municipal center of Buenavista is situated at approximately 13° 15' North, 121° 57' East, in the island of Marinduque. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.1 meters or 29.8 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 Buenavista are Lucena, Calapan, Tayabas, Batangas City, San Pablo, and Lipa. The nearest municipalities are Gasan, Torrijos, Boac, Santa Cruz, Mogpog, and Banton. Its distance from the national capital is 180.81 kilometers (112.35 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Lucena, 83.36 kilometers (51.80 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Calapan, Oriental Mindoro, 84.66 kilometers (52.61 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 93.47 kilometers (58.08 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)
  • Batangas City, Batangas, 110.79 kilometers (68.84 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 112.29 kilometers (69.77 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Lipa, Batangas, 113.52 kilometers (70.54 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)

Distance from Manila: 180.81 kilometers (112.35 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,988, ranked 1,091 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.37 square kilometers, ranked 1,128 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 295 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 652 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.71%, ranked 602 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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