Buracan, Municipality of Dimasalang, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityDimasalang
Postal code5403
Population (2015)1,079
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1475, 123.8221

Buracan is a barangay in the municipality of Dimasalang, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,079. This represented 4.12% of the total population of Dimasalang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buracan is 5 to 9, with 151 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 120
1 to 4104
5 to 9151
10 to 14140
15 to 19122
20 to 2470
25 to 2965
30 to 3466
35 to 3946
40 to 4454
45 to 4967
50 to 5442
55 to 5946
60 to 6437
65 to 6917
70 to 7419
75 to 797
80 and over6
Total1,079

Historical population

The population of Buracan grew from 721 in 1990 to 1,079 in 2015, an increase of 358 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.13%, or an increase of 62 people, from the previous population of 1,017 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
721
8894.00%
9802.11%
9830.04%
1,0171.25%
1,0791.13%

Location

Buracan is situated at approximately 12.1475, 123.8221, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buracan 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.