Buan, Municipality of Siasi, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
MunicipalitySiasi
Postal code7412
Population (2015)2,551
Philippine major island(s)Siasi
Coordinates5.5521, 120.8737

Buan is a barangay in the municipality of Siasi, in the province of Sulu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,551. This represented 3.77% of the total population of Siasi.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buan is 5 to 9, with 436 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4303
5 to 9436
10 to 14281
15 to 19316
20 to 24170
25 to 29226
30 to 34134
35 to 39187
40 to 44145
45 to 49124
50 to 5465
55 to 5924
60 to 6428
65 to 6935
70 to 7422
75 to 797
80 and over5
Total2,551

Historical population

The population of Buan grew from 1,944 in 1990 to 2,551 in 2015, an increase of 607 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.01%, or an increase of 2 people, from the previous population of 2,549 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,944
2,2722.96%
2,2810.08%
2,3580.46%
2,5492.88%
2,5510.01%

Location

Buan is situated at approximately 5.5521, 120.8737, in the island of Siasi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 69.1 meters or 226.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buan 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.