Buhangin, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Occidental
MunicipalityMalita
Postal code8012
Population (2015)4,194
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.4988, 125.5566

Buhangin is a barangay in the municipality of Malita, in the province of Davao Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,194. This represented 3.56% of the total population of Malita.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buhangin is 5 to 9, with 490 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 31 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 188
1 to 4351
5 to 9490
10 to 14440
15 to 19396
20 to 24417
25 to 29328
30 to 34257
35 to 39255
40 to 44248
45 to 49241
50 to 54189
55 to 59149
60 to 64134
65 to 6987
70 to 7458
75 to 7931
80 and over35
Total4,194

Historical population

The population of Buhangin grew from 3,157 in 1990 to 4,194 in 2015, an increase of 1,037 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.66%, or an increase of 143 people, from the previous population of 4,051 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,157
3,6372.69%
3,9391.73%
3,838-0.36%
4,0511.99%
4,1940.66%

Location

Buhangin is situated at approximately 6.4988, 125.5566, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 121.7 meters or 399.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buhangin 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.