Bustos, Province of Bulacan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBulacan
Barangay count14
Postal code3007
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)69.99 km2 (27.02 sq mi)
Population (2015)67,039
Density (2015)958 / km2 (2,481 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 57' North, 120° 55' East (14.9518, 120.9188)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.7 meters (74.5 feet)

Bustos is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Bulacan.

The municipality has a land area of 69.99 square kilometers or 27.02 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Bulacan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 67,039. This represented 2.04% of the total population of Bulacan province, or 0.60% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 958 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,481 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bustos has 14 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)
Bonga Mayor5.66%3,7924,407-13.96%-2.82%
Bonga Menor6.89%4,6194,742-2.59%-0.50%
Buisan2.79%1,8691,7834.82%0.90%
Camachilihan3.81%2,5522,28911.49%2.09%
Cambaog9.31%6,2425,59211.62%2.12%
Catacte11.92%7,9902,367237.56%26.07%
Liciada7.48%5,0174,7026.70%1.24%
Malamig8.40%5,6335,3136.02%1.12%
Malawak4.16%2,7892,38317.04%3.04%
Poblacion10.67%7,1539,641-25.81%-5.52%
San Pedro10.43%6,9946,5067.50%1.39%
Talampas4.96%3,3253,660-9.15%-1.81%
Tanawan4.27%2,8622,946-2.85%-0.55%
Tibagan9.25%6,2026,0841.94%0.37%
Bustos Total67,03962,4157.41%1.37%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bustos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 142,099,191.76.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200977,485,526.98
201086,122,655.2911.15%
201193,071,024.628.07%
201291,573,506.55-1.61%
201399,856,393.769.05%
2014113,897,548.5514.06%
2015129,546,656.4513.74%
2016142,099,191.769.69%

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 Bustos is 5 to 9, with 6,728 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 513 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,246
1 to 45,102
5 to 96,728
10 to 146,566
15 to 196,503
20 to 246,235
25 to 295,506
30 to 345,209
35 to 395,112
40 to 444,282
45 to 493,821
50 to 543,121
55 to 592,429
60 to 641,942
65 to 691,349
70 to 74784
75 to 79513
80 and over591
Total67,039

Historical population

The population of Bustos grew from 13,412 in 1960 to 67,039 in 2015, an increase of 53,627 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.37%, or an increase of 4,624 people, from the previous population of 62,415 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,412
19,2543.60%
22,6223.29%
25,7392.61%
34,9653.11%
41,3723.20%
47,0912.82%
60,6813.56%
62,4151.03%
67,0391.37%

Location

The municipal center of Bustos is situated at approximately 14° 57' North, 120° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.7 meters or 74.5 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 Bustos are Malolos, San Jose del Monte, Meycauayan, San Fernando, Valenzuela, and Malabon. The nearest municipalities are Baliuag, San Rafael, Pulilan, Plaridel, Pandi, and Angat. Its distance from the national capital is 40.50 kilometers (25.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 40.50 kilometers (25.17 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 67,039, ranked 338 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.02 square kilometers, ranked 1,237 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 958 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 178 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.37%, ranked 676 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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