Buca, Municipality of Santa Maria, Province of Davao Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Occidental
MunicipalitySanta Maria
Postal code8011
Population (2015)2,985
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.4514, 125.4846

Buca is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Maria, in the province of Davao Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,985. This represented 5.56% of the total population of Santa Maria.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buca is 5 to 9, with 406 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 176
1 to 4290
5 to 9406
10 to 14382
15 to 19284
20 to 24234
25 to 29234
30 to 34209
35 to 39179
40 to 44153
45 to 49162
50 to 54126
55 to 59105
60 to 6457
65 to 6937
70 to 7423
75 to 7916
80 and over12
Total2,985

Historical population

The population of Buca fell from 3,181 in 1990 to 2,985 in 2015, a decrease of 196 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.48%, or an increase of 74 people, from the previous population of 2,911 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,181
2,112-7.39%
2,4283.03%
2,7041.50%
2,9112.72%
2,9850.48%

Location

Buca is situated at approximately 6.4514, 125.4846, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 314.2 meters or 1,030.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buca 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.