Bulawan, Municipality of Payao, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
MunicipalityPayao
Postal code7008
Population (2015)3,148
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6468, 122.8121

Bulawan is a barangay in the municipality of Payao, in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,148. This represented 9.93% of the total population of Payao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bulawan is 5 to 9, with 383 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 170
1 to 4281
5 to 9383
10 to 14357
15 to 19361
20 to 24302
25 to 29282
30 to 34220
35 to 39173
40 to 44153
45 to 49167
50 to 54126
55 to 5996
60 to 6458
65 to 6952
70 to 7433
75 to 7912
80 and over22
Total3,148

Historical population

The population of Bulawan grew from 2,066 in 1990 to 3,148 in 2015, an increase of 1,082 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.41%, or an increase of 761 people, from the previous population of 2,387 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,066
2,3792.68%
2,5441.45%
2,292-1.43%
2,3871.49%
3,1485.41%

Location

Bulawan is situated at approximately 7.6468, 122.8121, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.8 meters or 2.6 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.