Bugsuk, Municipality of Balabac, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityBalabac
Postal code5307
Population (2015)1,010
Philippine major island(s)Bugsuk
Coordinates8.2718, 117.3126

Bugsuk, formerly New Cagayancillo, is a barangay in the municipality of Balabac, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,010. This represented 2.52% of the total population of Balabac.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bugsuk is 5 to 9, with 125 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 4103
5 to 9125
10 to 14108
15 to 1977
20 to 24106
25 to 29103
30 to 3488
35 to 3971
40 to 4459
45 to 4939
50 to 5433
55 to 5933
60 to 6423
65 to 698
70 to 742
75 to 796
80 and over2
Total1,010

Historical population

The population of Bugsuk fell from 1,508 in 1990 to 1,010 in 2015, a decrease of 498 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.14%, or an increase of 194 people, from the previous population of 816 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,508
879-9.62%
8820.07%
9731.36%
816-6.20%
1,0104.14%

Location

Bugsuk is situated at approximately 8.2718, 117.3126, in the island of Bugsuk. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.2 meters or 30.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bugsuk 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.