Buayan, City of General Santos

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
CityGeneral Santos
Postal code9500
Population (2015)11,196
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.1110, 125.2283

Buayan is a barangay in the city of General Santos. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 11,196. This represented 1.88% of the total population of General Santos.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buayan is 5 to 9, with 1,212 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 64 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1238
1 to 4994
5 to 91,212
10 to 141,107
15 to 191,078
20 to 241,059
25 to 291,040
30 to 34830
35 to 39742
40 to 44626
45 to 49586
50 to 54503
55 to 59394
60 to 64345
65 to 69192
70 to 74118
75 to 7964
80 and over68
Total11,196

Historical population

The population of Buayan grew from 5,650 in 1990 to 11,196 in 2015, an increase of 5,546 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.46%, or an increase of 821 people, from the previous population of 10,375 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,650
6,8873.78%
8,4704.54%
9,7782.00%
10,3752.18%
11,1961.46%

Location

Buayan is situated at approximately 6.1110, 125.2283, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.4 meters or 24.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buayan 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.