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 (2013)198.87 km2 (76.78 sq mi)
Population (2020)26,095
Density (2020)131 / km2 (340 / 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 4.17% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 26,095. This represented 1.87% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 131 inhabitants per square kilometer or 340 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sierra Bullones has 22 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
Local government units of Sierra Bullones
BarangayPopulation percentage (2020)Population (2020)Population (2015)Change (2015‑2020)Annual Population Growth Rate (2015‑2020)
Abachanan7.91%2,0652,0182.33%0.49%
Anibongan2.99%78169811.89%2.39%
Bugsoc10.89%2,8432,54211.84%2.38%
Cahayag1.96%5124796.89%1.41%
Canlangit5.63%1,4681,4233.16%0.66%
Canta-ub1.33%346373-7.24%-1.57%
Casilay1.32%344385-10.65%-2.34%
Danicop3.57%932946-1.48%-0.31%
Dusita2.38%6226210.16%0.03%
La Union2.76%72064411.80%2.38%
Lataban2.44%6365976.53%1.34%
Magsaysay2.37%6185914.57%0.94%
Man-od4.99%1,3011,13414.73%2.93%
Matin-ao5.30%1,3821,3045.98%1.23%
Poblacion10.51%2,7432,782-1.40%-0.30%
Salvador7.50%1,9561,74112.35%2.48%
San Agustin4.46%1,1641,0837.48%1.53%
San Isidro5.09%1,3271,387-4.33%-0.93%
San Jose3.63%9468886.53%1.34%
San Juan4.10%1,06996011.35%2.29%
Santa Cruz4.00%1,04592413.10%2.62%
Villa Garcia4.89%1,2751,2254.08%0.85%
Sierra Bullones Total26,09524,7455.46%1.12%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Sierra Bullones for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,061,145.20.

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Annual regular income of Sierra Bullones (2009‑2016)
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

Households

The household population of Sierra Bullones in the 2015 Census was 24,734 broken down into 5,412 households or an average of 4.57 members per household.

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Number of households in Sierra Bullones (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
21,0923,7325.65
20,7874,0405.15
25,4884,4735.70
26,3984,8745.42
24,6885,1294.81
24,7345,4124.57

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.

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Population of Sierra Bullones by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 14962.00%
1 to 42,2579.12%
5 to 92,86711.59%
10 to 142,95011.92%
15 to 192,2449.07%
20 to 241,6676.74%
25 to 291,6296.58%
30 to 341,5396.22%
35 to 391,4355.80%
40 to 441,3575.48%
45 to 491,2585.08%
50 to 541,1524.66%
55 to 591,0174.11%
60 to 648753.54%
65 to 696722.72%
70 to 745942.40%
75 to 793891.57%
80 and over3471.40%
Total24,745100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 60.47
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 14.13
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 74.6
  • Median Age: 24.67

Historical population

The population of Sierra Bullones grew from 2,683 in 1903 to 26,095 in 2020, an increase of 23,412 people over the course of 117 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 1,350 people, from the previous population of 24,745 in 2015.

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Population of Sierra Bullones (1903‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,683
6,4465.69%
15,9644.64%
19,3852.01%
19,347-0.02%
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%
26,0951.12%

The total number of registered voters or electorate in Sierra Bullones for the year 2019 was 16,910, broken down into 8,512 males and 8,398 females.

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, Bohol, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, Talisay, Cebu, Mandaue, and Maasin, Southern Leyte. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Bohol, Dagohoy, Bohol, Carmen, Bohol, Batuan, Bohol, Duero, Bohol, and Danao, Bohol. 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, 4.66 kilometers (2.90 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 9.71 kilometers (6.03 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)
  • Carmen, Bohol, 10.49 kilometers (6.52 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Batuan, Bohol, 15.84 kilometers (9.84 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Duero, Bohol, 16.71 kilometers (10.38 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)
  • Cebu City, 68.55 kilometers (42.60 miles) to the Northwest (N38°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)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 69.97 kilometers (43.48 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)

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

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages), household data, and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on registered voters is from the Commission on Elections.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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