Bucalao, Municipality of Al-Barka, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityAl-Barka
Population (2015)1,923
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.4785, 122.1890

Bucalao is a barangay in the municipality of Al-Barka, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,923. This represented 9.20% of the total population of Al-Barka.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bucalao is 5 to 9, with 303 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 198
1 to 4286
5 to 9303
10 to 14240
15 to 19128
20 to 24108
25 to 29117
30 to 34160
35 to 39145
40 to 44114
45 to 4983
50 to 5443
55 to 5949
60 to 6420
65 to 6913
70 to 746
75 to 796
80 and over4
Total1,923

Historical population

The population of Bucalao grew from 1,305 in 1990 to 1,923 in 2015, an increase of 618 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.18%, or an increase of 206 people, from the previous population of 1,717 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,305
1,4602.12%
1,8074.68%
2,1772.60%
1,717-8.28%
1,9232.18%

Location

Bucalao is situated at approximately 6.4785, 122.1890, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.0 meters or 82.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bucalao shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.