Bulawen, Municipality of Palauig, Province of Zambales

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceZambales
MunicipalityPalauig
Postal code2210
Population (2015)4,939
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates15.4234, 119.9699

Bulawen is a barangay in the municipality of Palauig, in the province of Zambales. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,939. This represented 14.13% of the total population of Palauig.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bulawen is 5 to 9, with 590 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 27 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1113
1 to 4453
5 to 9590
10 to 14542
15 to 19527
20 to 24452
25 to 29417
30 to 34371
35 to 39305
40 to 44273
45 to 49232
50 to 54189
55 to 59171
60 to 64108
65 to 6999
70 to 7435
75 to 7935
80 and over27
Total4,939

Historical population

The population of Bulawen grew from 2,055 in 1990 to 4,939 in 2015, an increase of 2,884 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.81%, or an increase of 445 people, from the previous population of 4,494 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,055
3,1048.03%
3,1880.57%
4,1273.62%
4,4943.15%
4,9391.81%

Location

Bulawen is situated at approximately 15.4234, 119.9699, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 42.0 meters or 137.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bulawen 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.