Buan, Municipality of Panglima Sugala, Province of Tawi-Tawi

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
MunicipalityPanglima Sugala
Postal code7501
Population (2015)3,795
Philippine major island(s)Tawitawi
Coordinates5.1644, 120.0030

Buan is a barangay in the municipality of Panglima Sugala, in the province of Tawi-Tawi. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,795. This represented 8.59% of the total population of Panglima Sugala.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buan is 5 to 9, with 564 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 170
1 to 4387
5 to 9564
10 to 14563
15 to 19451
20 to 24339
25 to 29233
30 to 34249
35 to 39254
40 to 44182
45 to 49161
50 to 54114
55 to 5978
60 to 6469
65 to 6937
70 to 7426
75 to 7911
80 and over7
Total3,795

Historical population

The population of Buan grew from 1,282 in 1990 to 3,795 in 2015, an increase of 2,513 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.03%, or an increase of 381 people, from the previous population of 3,414 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,282
1,9348.01%
2,5255.88%
3,8435.96%
3,414-4.22%
3,7952.03%

Location

Buan is situated at approximately 5.1644, 120.0030, in the island of Tawitawi. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 29.2 meters or 95.8 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.