Butag, Municipality of Bulan, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityBulan
Postal code4706
Population (2015)2,921
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.6326, 123.9308

Butag is a barangay in the municipality of Bulan, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,921. This represented 2.92% of the total population of Bulan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Butag is 15 to 19, with 379 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 26 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 171
1 to 4266
5 to 9312
10 to 14368
15 to 19379
20 to 24248
25 to 29156
30 to 34141
35 to 39170
40 to 44177
45 to 49170
50 to 54129
55 to 5998
60 to 6476
65 to 6957
70 to 7441
75 to 7936
80 and over26
Total2,921

Historical population

The population of Butag grew from 2,006 in 1990 to 2,921 in 2015, an increase of 915 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.10%, or an increase of 16 people, from the previous population of 2,905 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,006
2,3723.19%
2,6552.45%
2,7150.31%
2,9052.49%
2,9210.10%

Location

Butag is situated at approximately 12.6326, 123.9308, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Butag 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.