Sierra Bullones, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count22
Postal code6320
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)198.87 km2 (76.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,745
Density (2015)124 / km2 (322 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 48' North, 124° 17' East (9.8077, 124.2915)
Estimated elevation above sea level175.2 meters (574.8 feet)

Sierra Bullones is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 198.87 square kilometers or 76.78 square miles which constitutes 4.13% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,745. This represented 1.88% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.33% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 124 inhabitants per square kilometer or 322 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sierra Bullones has 22 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)
Abachanan8.16%2,0181,9990.95%0.18%
Anibongan2.82%698707-1.27%-0.24%
Bugsoc10.27%2,5422,583-1.59%-0.30%
Cahayag1.94%479489-2.04%-0.39%
Canlangit5.75%1,4231,3902.37%0.45%
Canta‑ub1.51%37331418.79%3.33%
Casilay1.56%385407-5.41%-1.05%
Danicop3.82%946981-3.57%-0.69%
Dusita2.51%6215983.85%0.72%
La Union2.60%6446203.87%0.73%
Lataban2.41%59751216.60%2.97%
Magsaysay2.39%5915801.90%0.36%
Man‑od4.58%1,1341,0725.78%1.08%
Matin‑ao5.27%1,3041,356-3.83%-0.74%
Poblacion11.24%2,7822,7630.69%0.13%
Salvador7.04%1,7411,7161.46%0.28%
San Agustin4.38%1,0831,192-9.14%-1.81%
San Isidro5.61%1,3871,419-2.26%-0.43%
San Jose3.59%8888791.02%0.19%
San Juan3.88%960979-1.94%-0.37%
Santa Cruz3.73%924940-1.70%-0.33%
Villa Garcia4.95%1,2251,2021.91%0.36%
Sierra Bullones Total24,74524,6980.19%0.04%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sierra Bullones for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,061,145.20.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,599,800.60
201056,237,782.616.92%
201160,844,240.858.19%
201259,866,787.42-1.61%
201364,408,526.557.59%
201474,623,800.4315.86%
201584,421,480.2613.13%
201695,061,145.2012.60%

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 Sierra Bullones is 10 to 14, with 2,950 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 347 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1496
1 to 42,257
5 to 92,867
10 to 142,950
15 to 192,244
20 to 241,667
25 to 291,629
30 to 341,539
35 to 391,435
40 to 441,357
45 to 491,258
50 to 541,152
55 to 591,017
60 to 64875
65 to 69672
70 to 74594
75 to 79389
80 and over347
Total24,745

Historical population

The population of Sierra Bullones grew from 19,347 in 1960 to 24,745 in 2015, an increase of 5,398 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.04%, or an increase of 47 people, from the previous population of 24,698 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,347
13,807-3.25%
15,1321.86%
17,9043.42%
21,1011.66%
20,787-0.28%
25,4994.48%
26,3980.48%
24,698-2.39%
24,7450.04%

Location

The municipal center of Sierra Bullones is situated at approximately 9° 48' North, 124° 17' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 175.2 meters or 574.8 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 Sierra Bullones are Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Talisay, Mandaue, Cebu City, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Carmen, Dagohoy, Batuan, Duero, and Danao. Its distance from the national capital is 640.11 kilometers (397.74 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pilar, Bohol, 5.63 kilometers (3.50 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)
  • Carmen, Bohol, 10.49 kilometers (6.52 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 14.46 kilometers (8.99 miles) to the North (N10°E)
  • Batuan, Bohol, 15.84 kilometers (9.84 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Duero, Bohol, 16.80 kilometers (10.44 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Danao, Bohol, 16.97 kilometers (10.55 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 51.19 kilometers (31.81 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S69°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 67.11 kilometers (41.70 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 68.61 kilometers (42.63 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Mandaue, 68.76 kilometers (42.73 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N34°W)
  • Cebu City, 70.59 kilometers (43.86 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 70.68 kilometers (43.92 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)

Distance from Manila: 640.11 kilometers (397.74 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,745, ranked 1,101 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 76.78 square kilometers, ranked 550 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 124 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,240 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.04%, ranked 1,205 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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