Bulawan, Municipality of Lapuyan, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
MunicipalityLapuyan
Postal code7037
Population (2015)1,555
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6410, 123.2396

Bulawan is a barangay in the municipality of Lapuyan, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,555. This represented 5.70% of the total population of Lapuyan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bulawan is 10 to 14, with 200 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 134
1 to 4154
5 to 9173
10 to 14200
15 to 19189
20 to 24122
25 to 29103
30 to 3485
35 to 3979
40 to 4470
45 to 4979
50 to 5465
55 to 5952
60 to 6439
65 to 6929
70 to 7444
75 to 7924
80 and over14
Total1,555

Historical population

The population of Bulawan grew from 1,176 in 1990 to 1,555 in 2015, an increase of 379 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.55%, or an increase of 44 people, from the previous population of 1,511 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,176
1,3813.06%
1,4170.55%
1,5371.13%
1,511-0.62%
1,5550.55%

Location

Bulawan is situated at approximately 7.6410, 123.2396, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 184.1 meters or 604.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bulawan 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.