Buaya, City of Lapu-Lapu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
CityLapu-Lapu
Postal code6015
Population (2015)16,072
Philippine major island(s)Mactan
Coordinates10.3151, 123.9909

Buaya is a barangay in the city of Lapu-Lapu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,072. This represented 3.94% of the total population of Lapu-Lapu.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buaya is 20 to 24, with 1,876 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 36 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1482
1 to 41,571
5 to 91,609
10 to 141,425
15 to 191,580
20 to 241,876
25 to 291,794
30 to 341,467
35 to 391,234
40 to 44963
45 to 49676
50 to 54438
55 to 59343
60 to 64302
65 to 69142
70 to 7471
75 to 7963
80 and over36
Total16,072

Historical population

The population of Buaya grew from 3,409 in 1990 to 16,072 in 2015, an increase of 12,663 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.51%, or an increase of 3,949 people, from the previous population of 12,123 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,409
3,191-1.23%
5,38911.89%
10,7109.94%
12,1234.61%
16,0725.51%

Location

Buaya is situated at approximately 10.3151, 123.9909, in the island of Mactan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.7 meters or 15.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buaya 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.