Buguey, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count30
Postal code3511
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBabuyan Channel [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)164.50 km2 (63.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,175
Density (2015)183 / km2 (475 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 17' North, 121° 50' East (18.2865, 121.8347)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.9 meters (22.7 feet)

Buguey is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 164.50 square kilometers or 63.51 square miles which constitutes 1.77% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,175. This represented 2.52% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 183 inhabitants per square kilometer or 475 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Buguey has 30 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)
Alucao Weste3.10%93479118.08%3.21%
Antiporda2.07%6245964.70%0.88%
Ballang1.63%4934587.64%1.41%
Balza1.02%3092896.92%1.28%
Cabaritan2.90%8748325.05%0.94%
Calamegatan2.47%74464415.53%2.79%
Centro6.67%2,0121,8379.53%1.75%
Centro West2.24%6756690.90%0.17%
Dalaya2.79%8418370.48%0.09%
Fula2.76%832877-5.13%-1.00%
Leron5.13%1,5491,5291.31%0.25%
Maddalero5.47%1,6521,667-0.90%-0.17%
Mala Este1.26%3793721.88%0.36%
Mala Weste3.33%1,0061,036-2.90%-0.56%
Minanga Este4.55%1,3721,06628.71%4.92%
Minanga Weste5.33%1,6081,40714.29%2.58%
Paddaya Este2.37%714732-2.46%-0.47%
Paddaya Weste3.22%9739581.57%0.30%
Pattao10.92%3,2953,2311.98%0.37%
Quinawegan2.85%8618313.61%0.68%
Remebella2.22%670676-0.89%-0.17%
San Isidro3.22%97176826.43%4.57%
San Juan1.26%380456-16.67%-3.41%
San Vicente4.39%1,3251,09920.56%3.62%
Santa Isabel3.06%924973-5.04%-0.98%
Santa Maria2.21%668768-13.02%-2.62%
Tabbac3.47%1,04673043.29%7.09%
Villa Cielo2.76%8347826.65%1.23%
Villa Gracia2.84%8588017.12%1.32%
Villa Leonora2.49%7527431.21%0.23%
Buguey Total30,17528,4556.04%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Buguey for the fiscal year of 2016 was 92,723,881.76.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,214,638.92
201056,327,242.487.88%
201160,976,530.758.25%
2012
201376,183,858.19
201499,831,688.7231.04%
201586,415,074.43-13.44%
201692,723,881.767.30%

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 Buguey is 5 to 9, with 3,365 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 377 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1600
1 to 42,643
5 to 93,365
10 to 143,057
15 to 192,897
20 to 242,554
25 to 292,171
30 to 342,010
35 to 392,005
40 to 441,806
45 to 491,692
50 to 541,443
55 to 591,202
60 to 64948
65 to 69621
70 to 74396
75 to 79377
80 and over388
Total30,175

Historical population

The population of Buguey grew from 20,475 in 1960 to 30,175 in 2015, an increase of 9,700 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 1,720 people, from the previous population of 28,455 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,475
17,571-1.49%
19,9262.56%
21,2371.28%
22,8890.75%
25,0581.71%
26,4011.13%
28,1290.88%
28,4550.42%
30,1751.12%

Location

The municipal center of Buguey is situated at approximately 18° 17' North, 121° 50' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.9 meters or 22.7 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 Buguey are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Laoag, Batac, and Cauayan. The nearest municipalities are Santa Teresita, Camalaniugan, Gonzaga, Lal-lo, Aparri, and Allacapan. Its distance from the national capital is 419.06 kilometers (260.39 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 419.06 kilometers (260.39 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,175, ranked 925 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 63.51 square kilometers, ranked 683 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 183 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,034 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 1,010 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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