Buhang, Municipality of Hamtic, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
MunicipalityHamtic
Postal code5715
Population (2015)2,159
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.7355, 121.9975

Buhang is a barangay in the municipality of Hamtic, in the province of Antique. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,159. This represented 4.44% of the total population of Hamtic.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buhang is 5 to 9, with 255 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 25 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 155
1 to 4177
5 to 9255
10 to 14254
15 to 19226
20 to 24155
25 to 29172
30 to 34156
35 to 39129
40 to 4492
45 to 49106
50 to 5491
55 to 5973
60 to 6467
65 to 6952
70 to 7437
75 to 7925
80 and over37
Total2,159

Historical population

The population of Buhang grew from 1,424 in 1990 to 2,159 in 2015, an increase of 735 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.86%, or an increase of 199 people, from the previous population of 1,960 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,424
1,6032.24%
1,7481.87%
2,0482.21%
1,960-1.59%
2,1591.86%

Location

Buhang is situated at approximately 10.7355, 121.9975, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.9 meters or 52.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buhang 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.