Bugasong, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count27
Postal code5704
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)203.71 km2 (78.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,642
Density (2015)165 / km2 (428 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 3' North, 122° 4' East (11.0441, 122.0646)
Estimated elevation above sea level21.6 meters (71.0 feet)

Bugasong is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 203.71 square kilometers or 78.65 square miles which constitutes 7.46% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,642. This represented 5.78% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 165 inhabitants per square kilometer or 428 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bugasong 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)
Anilawan0.66%2232134.69%0.88%
Arangote1.52%51044215.38%2.76%
Bagtason5.31%1,7861,7790.39%0.07%
Camangahan3.39%1,1391,1241.33%0.25%
Centro Ilawod6.00%2,0201,9344.45%0.83%
Centro Ilaya6.51%2,1902,0864.99%0.93%
Centro Pojo6.71%2,2592,1475.22%0.97%
Cubay North5.39%1,8131,63510.89%1.99%
Cubay South3.95%1,3301,2724.56%0.85%
Guija3.39%1,1401,0785.75%1.07%
Igbalangao5.27%1,7731,7541.08%0.21%
Igsoro4.07%1,3681,2618.49%1.56%
Ilaures4.13%1,3911,3612.20%0.42%
Jinalinan3.13%1,05395510.26%1.88%
Lacayon3.89%1,3071,14813.85%2.50%
Maray1.39%46839817.59%3.13%
Paliwan3.87%1,3031,2276.19%1.15%
Pangalcagan6.10%2,0531,80513.74%2.48%
Sabang East2.48%8357836.64%1.23%
Sabang West2.38%80168916.26%2.91%
Tagudtud North3.28%1,1021,771-37.78%-8.64%
Tagudtud South3.10%1,04494410.59%1.94%
Talisay2.92%9829533.04%0.57%
Tica1.61%5405213.65%0.68%
Tono‑an2.21%74567111.03%2.01%
Yapu1.64%5515274.55%0.85%
Zaragoza5.70%1,9161,7867.28%1.35%
Bugasong Total33,64232,2644.27%0.80%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bugasong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 103,707,312.47.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,514,263.92
201058,546,358.885.46%
201164,160,973.569.59%
201263,281,294.15-1.37%
201372,514,291.9414.59%
201482,319,816.8713.52%
201591,943,703.4311.69%
2016103,707,312.4712.79%

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 Bugasong is 10 to 14, with 3,740 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 454 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1745
1 to 42,951
5 to 93,709
10 to 143,740
15 to 193,333
20 to 242,791
25 to 292,366
30 to 342,127
35 to 391,993
40 to 441,823
45 to 491,708
50 to 541,543
55 to 591,336
60 to 641,074
65 to 69816
70 to 74589
75 to 79454
80 and over544
Total33,642

Historical population

The population of Bugasong grew from 16,635 in 1960 to 33,642 in 2015, an increase of 17,007 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.80%, or an increase of 1,378 people, from the previous population of 32,264 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,635
17,6970.61%
17,9880.33%
21,6193.74%
24,5371.27%
26,7211.61%
28,2941.23%
30,3940.99%
32,2642.20%
33,6420.80%

Location

The municipal center of Bugasong is situated at approximately 11° 3' North, 122° 4' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.6 meters or 71.0 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 Bugasong are Passi, Iloilo City, Roxas City, Bago, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Valderrama, Laua-an, Patnongon, Barbaza, San Remigio, and Belison. Its distance from the national capital is 409.63 kilometers (254.53 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 409.63 kilometers (254.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,642, ranked 829 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 78.65 square kilometers, ranked 537 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 165 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,101 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.80%, ranked 1,324 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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