Buhang, Municipality of Magallanes, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
MunicipalityMagallanes
Postal code8604
Population (2015)3,878
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.0423, 125.5327

Buhang is a barangay in the municipality of Magallanes, in the province of Agusan del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,878. This represented 18.46% of the total population of Magallanes.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buhang is 5 to 9, with 466 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 26 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 175
1 to 4303
5 to 9466
10 to 14433
15 to 19396
20 to 24305
25 to 29287
30 to 34271
35 to 39261
40 to 44242
45 to 49201
50 to 54172
55 to 59142
60 to 64131
65 to 6980
70 to 7457
75 to 7926
80 and over30
Total3,878

Historical population

The population of Buhang grew from 2,666 in 1990 to 3,878 in 2015, an increase of 1,212 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.69%, or a decrease of 143 people, from the previous population of 4,021 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,666
3,0462.53%
3,5703.46%
4,0041.59%
4,0210.15%
3,878-0.69%

Location

Buhang is situated at approximately 9.0423, 125.5327, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.5 meters or 21.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buhang 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.