Bugas, City of Borongan, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
CityBorongan
Postal code6800
Population (2015)2,011
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.7100, 125.4615

Bugas is a barangay in the city of Borongan, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,011. This represented 2.90% of the total population of Borongan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bugas is 15 to 19, with 233 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 31 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4165
5 to 9209
10 to 14232
15 to 19233
20 to 24175
25 to 29133
30 to 34123
35 to 3994
40 to 44110
45 to 49105
50 to 5490
55 to 5964
60 to 6465
65 to 6955
70 to 7453
75 to 7936
80 and over31
Total2,011

Historical population

The population of Bugas grew from 1,402 in 1990 to 2,011 in 2015, an increase of 609 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 128 people, from the previous population of 1,883 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,402
1,4780.99%
1,7353.50%
1,8620.98%
1,8830.41%
2,0111.26%

Location

Bugas is situated at approximately 11.7100, 125.4615, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.4 meters or 24.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bugas 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.