Buug, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count27
Postal code7009
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)134.06 km2 (51.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,634
Density (2015)273 / km2 (708 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 43' North, 123° 3' East (7.7228, 123.0579)
Estimated elevation above sea level192.6 meters (631.6 feet)

Buug is a coastal municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay.

The municipality has a land area of 134.06 square kilometers or 51.76 square miles which constitutes 3.72% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,634. This represented 5.79% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 1.01% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 273 inhabitants per square kilometer or 708 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Buug has 27 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Agutayan0.88%322402-19.90%-4.14%
Bagong Borbon0.88%322361-10.80%-2.15%
Basalem3.58%1,3111,08620.72%3.65%
Bawang3.16%1,1561,0797.14%1.32%
Bliss8.43%3,0903,0730.55%0.11%
Bulaan1.11%4083875.43%1.01%
Compostela2.80%1,02592311.05%2.02%
Danlugan0.84%306601-49.08%-12.06%
Datu Panas5.44%1,9941,9601.73%0.33%
Del Monte7.11%2,6062,34211.27%2.05%
Guintuloan0.99%36331415.61%2.80%
Guitom0.84%306492-37.80%-8.65%
Guminta2.19%8037378.96%1.65%
Labrador5.38%1,9702,089-5.70%-1.11%
Lantawan1.24%45438318.54%3.29%
Mabuhay1.67%610698-12.61%-2.53%
Maganay5.14%1,8821,67712.22%2.22%
Manlin3.50%1,2831,11215.38%2.76%
Muyo4.21%1,5421,4168.90%1.64%
Pamintayan3.99%1,4601,18523.21%4.05%
Pling1.99%7296718.64%1.59%
Poblacion21.34%7,8187,965-1.85%-0.35%
Pulog1.79%65756017.32%3.09%
San Jose1.33%48936035.83%6.00%
Talairan1.49%547636-13.99%-2.83%
Talamimi2.79%1,0211,072-4.76%-0.92%
Villacastor5.90%2,1602,388-9.55%-1.89%
Buug Total36,63435,9691.85%0.35%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Buug for the fiscal year of 2016 was 107,086,489.79.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200966,936,241.20
201067,660,750.331.08%
201175,025,717.0410.89%
201272,366,771.99-3.54%
201381,158,612.9512.15%
201487,947,370.868.36%
201598,400,142.9811.89%
2016107,086,489.798.83%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buug is 5 to 9, with 4,461 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 331 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1798
1 to 43,531
5 to 94,461
10 to 143,914
15 to 193,682
20 to 243,255
25 to 292,719
30 to 342,356
35 to 392,186
40 to 442,011
45 to 491,794
50 to 541,603
55 to 591,370
60 to 641,084
65 to 69669
70 to 74487
75 to 79383
80 and over331
Total36,634

Historical population

The population of Buug grew from 22,858 in 1970 to 36,634 in 2015, an increase of 13,776 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 665 people, from the previous population of 35,969 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,858
25,7242.40%
19,648-5.24%
32,8155.26%
34,1750.76%
33,623-0.35%
34,2890.27%
35,9691.76%
36,6340.35%

Location

The municipal center of Buug is situated at approximately 7° 43' North, 123° 3' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 192.6 meters or 631.6 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Buug are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Diplahan, Kumalarang, Malangas, Bayog, Imelda, and Lakewood. Its distance from the national capital is 792.84 kilometers (492.65 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 792.84 kilometers (492.65 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,634, ranked 689 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 51.76 square kilometers, ranked 759 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 273 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 702 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.35%, ranked 182 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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