Buhi, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count38
Postal code4433
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)246.65 km2 (95.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)77,143
Density (2015)313 / km2 (810 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 26' North, 123° 31' East (13.4342, 123.5165)
Estimated elevation above sea level90.1 meters (295.5 feet)

Buhi is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 246.65 square kilometers or 95.23 square miles which constitutes 4.49% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 77,143. This represented 3.95% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.33% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 313 inhabitants per square kilometer or 810 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Buhi has 38 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)
Amlongan0.71%54946318.57%3.30%
Antipolo2.63%2,0312,129-4.60%-0.89%
Burocbusoc1.88%1,4471,4321.05%0.20%
Cabatuan2.67%2,0621,9893.67%0.69%
Cagmaslog1.30%1,0009179.05%1.66%
De La Fe1.84%1,4221,4120.71%0.13%
Delos Angeles2.54%1,9631,9341.50%0.28%
Divino Rostro1.14%87679310.47%1.91%
Gabas1.36%1,05395310.49%1.92%
Ibayugan2.29%1,7661,58611.35%2.07%
Igbac2.08%1,6021,5016.73%1.25%
Ipil1.98%1,5281,4009.14%1.68%
Iraya3.70%2,8552,57810.74%1.96%
Labawon1.25%9671,052-8.08%-1.59%
Lourdes4.40%3,3943,2693.82%0.72%
Macaangay0.92%7107021.14%0.22%
Monte Calvario4.01%3,0902,80810.04%1.84%
Namurabod0.45%349371-5.93%-1.16%
Sagrada Familia5.47%4,2173,9776.03%1.12%
Salvacion3.74%2,8872,7584.68%0.87%
San Antonio2.32%1,7901,6538.29%1.53%
San Buenaventura3.01%2,3222,2652.52%0.47%
San Francisco1.18%9088734.01%0.75%
San Isidro3.52%2,7152,5984.50%0.84%
San Jose Baybayon1.70%1,3111,2584.21%0.79%
San Jose Salay2.16%1,6691,6600.54%0.10%
San Pascual1.80%1,3851,3383.51%0.66%
San Pedro3.16%2,4362,3842.18%0.41%
San Rafael2.89%2,2272,257-1.33%-0.25%
San Ramon1.92%1,4851,532-3.07%-0.59%
San Roque0.90%696755-7.81%-1.54%
San Vicente3.55%2,7382,6264.27%0.80%
Santa Clara3.76%2,9012,56613.06%2.36%
Santa Cruz2.26%1,7441,5909.69%1.78%
Santa Elena4.95%3,8173,7990.47%0.09%
Santa Isabel1.74%1,3451,378-2.39%-0.46%
Santa Justina7.80%6,0145,8303.16%0.59%
Tambo5.02%3,8723,42313.12%2.37%
Buhi Total77,14373,8094.52%0.84%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Buhi for the fiscal year of 2016 was 161,534,925.72.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200992,541,746.45
201097,542,759.445.40%
2011105,337,775.707.99%
2012102,452,008.31-2.74%
2013113,955,900.4911.23%
2014130,438,621.8614.46%
2015147,183,122.0912.84%
2016161,534,925.729.75%

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 Buhi is 10 to 14, with 9,909 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 693 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,808
1 to 47,330
5 to 99,550
10 to 149,909
15 to 198,176
20 to 246,029
25 to 295,129
30 to 344,617
35 to 394,429
40 to 443,939
45 to 493,866
50 to 543,267
55 to 592,633
60 to 642,099
65 to 691,683
70 to 741,164
75 to 79822
80 and over693
Total77,143

Historical population

The population of Buhi grew from 37,786 in 1960 to 77,143 in 2015, an increase of 39,357 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.84%, or an increase of 3,334 people, from the previous population of 73,809 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,786
41,2590.86%
44,2261.40%
48,6251.91%
57,4961.69%
61,8871.39%
67,7621.96%
70,7560.60%
73,8091.55%
77,1430.84%

Location

The municipal center of Buhi is situated at approximately 13° 26' North, 123° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 90.1 meters or 295.5 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 Buhi are Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Polangui, Nabua, Libon, Baao, Tiwi, and Bato. Its distance from the national capital is 302.42 kilometers (187.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 302.42 kilometers (187.91 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 77,143, ranked 269 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 95.23 square kilometers, ranked 426 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 313 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 625 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.84%, ranked 784 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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