Bien Unido, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count15
Postal code6326
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)27.39 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,115
Density (2015)990 / km2 (2,563 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 8' North, 124° 23' East (10.1377, 124.3788)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.1 meters (23.4 feet)

Bien Unido is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 27.39 square kilometers or 10.58 square miles which constitutes 0.57% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,115. This represented 2.06% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 990 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,563 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bien Unido has 15 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)
Bilangbilangan Dako7.23%1,9601,9202.08%0.39%
Bilangbilangan Diot3.02%818845-3.20%-0.62%
Hingotanan East7.90%2,1432,283-6.13%-1.20%
Hingotanan West7.32%1,9861,66519.28%3.41%
Liberty3.68%99884318.39%3.27%
Malingin6.24%1,6911,997-15.32%-3.12%
Mandawa8.80%2,3852,3282.45%0.46%
Maomawan6.16%1,6711,47513.29%2.40%
Nueva Esperanza9.32%2,5272,20514.60%2.63%
Nueva Estrella6.04%1,6381,5763.93%0.74%
Pinamgo8.64%2,3442,1777.67%1.42%
Poblacion12.07%3,2733,0826.20%1.15%
Puerto San Pedro4.22%1,1441,1370.62%0.12%
Sagasa5.47%1,4831,30813.38%2.42%
Tuboran3.89%1,05495510.37%1.90%
Bien Unido Total27,11525,7965.11%0.95%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bien Unido for the fiscal year of 2016 was 67,518,671.70.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,515,250.80
201039,852,860.856.23%
201144,044,950.3910.52%
201243,507,811.88-1.22%
2013
201454,690,424.29
201562,393,272.6814.08%
201667,518,671.708.21%

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 Bien Unido is 5 to 9, with 3,387 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 175 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1631
1 to 42,645
5 to 93,387
10 to 143,348
15 to 192,888
20 to 242,257
25 to 291,881
30 to 341,606
35 to 391,479
40 to 441,433
45 to 491,317
50 to 541,131
55 to 59945
60 to 64720
65 to 69587
70 to 74419
75 to 79266
80 and over175
Total27,115

Historical population

The population of Bien Unido grew from 19,047 in 1990 to 27,115 in 2015, an increase of 8,068 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 1,319 people, from the previous population of 25,796 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,047
19,1850.14%
22,1763.16%
23,4120.75%
25,7963.59%
27,1150.95%

Location

The municipal center of Bien Unido is situated at approximately 10° 8' North, 124° 23' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.1 meters or 23.4 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 Bien Unido are Lapu-Lapu, Maasin, Mandaue, Cebu City, Danao, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Talibon, Trinidad, Ubay, San Miguel, President Carlos P. Garcia, and Dagohoy. Its distance from the national capital is 615.81 kilometers (382.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 50.80 kilometers (31.56 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 51.20 kilometers (31.82 miles) to the East (S90°E)
  • Mandaue, 52.05 kilometers (32.34 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)
  • Cebu City, 56.50 kilometers (35.11 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 57.25 kilometers (35.57 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 59.43 kilometers (36.93 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

Distance from Manila: 615.81 kilometers (382.64 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,115, ranked 1,016 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.58 square kilometers, ranked 1,555 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 990 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 173 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.95%, ranked 1,550 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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