Bucayan, Municipality of Dumingag, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityDumingag
Postal code7028
Population (2015)599
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.1387, 123.3197

Bucayan is a barangay in the municipality of Dumingag, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 599. This represented 1.26% of the total population of Dumingag.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bucayan is 5 to 9, with 77 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 65 to 69, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 470
5 to 977
10 to 1471
15 to 1967
20 to 2445
25 to 2942
30 to 3428
35 to 3928
40 to 4425
45 to 4932
50 to 5430
55 to 5929
60 to 6424
65 to 693
70 to 744
75 to 795
80 and over4
Total599

Historical population

The population of Bucayan grew from 407 in 1990 to 599 in 2015, an increase of 192 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.46%, or a decrease of 48 people, from the previous population of 647 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
407
5545.95%
484-2.85%
5291.23%
6477.60%
599-1.46%

Location

Bucayan is situated at approximately 8.1387, 123.3197, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 71.6 meters or 234.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bucayan 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.