Barugo, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count37
Postal code6519
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)84.62 km2 (32.67 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,745
Density (2015)387 / km2 (1,002 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 19' North, 124° 44' East (11.3249, 124.7370)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.1 meters (20.0 feet)

Barugo is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 84.62 square kilometers or 32.67 square miles which constitutes 1.34% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,745. This represented 1.90% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 387 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,002 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Barugo has 37 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)
Abango3.82%1,2501,1786.11%1.14%
Amahit5.02%1,6431,5764.25%0.80%
Balire1.68%54947116.56%2.96%
Balud2.24%73256629.33%5.02%
Bukid4.09%1,3391,11020.63%3.64%
Bulod1.93%63156711.29%2.06%
Busay3.01%98579424.06%4.19%
Cabarasan2.60%85377110.64%1.94%
Cabolo‑an1.07%3503219.03%1.66%
Calingcaguing3.96%1,2961,17210.58%1.93%
Can‑isak2.31%75867212.80%2.32%
Canomantag2.17%71259918.86%3.35%
Cuta2.12%69358219.07%3.38%
Domogdog1.57%51344714.77%2.66%
Duka1.38%45239015.90%2.85%
Guindaohan2.24%73359323.61%4.12%
Hiagsam0.67%2192180.46%0.09%
Hilaba3.22%1,0559956.03%1.12%
Hinugayan2.76%9048901.57%0.30%
Ibag1.32%4334310.46%0.09%
Minuhang5.87%1,9211,8215.49%1.02%
Minuswang2.54%83172714.31%2.58%
Pikas3.77%1,2361,1874.13%0.77%
Pitogo1.34%4404146.28%1.17%
Poblacion Dist. I4.30%1,4071,3325.63%1.05%
Poblacion Dist. II3.25%1,0641,0550.85%0.16%
Poblacion Dist. III1.93%632654-3.36%-0.65%
Poblacion Dist. IV2.98%9769334.61%0.86%
Poblacion Dist. V3.59%1,1761,199-1.92%-0.37%
Poblacion Dist. VI3.18%1,04089216.59%2.97%
Pongso0.86%28123718.57%3.30%
Roosevelt2.37%7757434.31%0.81%
San Isidro2.79%9149090.55%0.10%
San Roque1.49%4884488.93%1.64%
Santa Rosa5.15%1,6881,6571.87%0.35%
Santarin3.69%1,2081,04016.15%2.89%
Tutug‑an1.73%56850113.37%2.42%
Barugo Total32,74530,0928.82%1.62%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Barugo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,071,940.38.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,314,762.95
201047,927,549.545.77%
201152,034,122.548.57%
201250,661,551.74-2.64%
201357,381,341.3113.26%
201464,237,130.2811.95%
201574,004,962.7215.21%
201683,071,940.3812.25%

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 Barugo is 5 to 9, with 3,868 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 353 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1644
1 to 43,000
5 to 93,868
10 to 143,804
15 to 193,548
20 to 242,960
25 to 292,269
30 to 341,903
35 to 391,735
40 to 441,665
45 to 491,584
50 to 541,431
55 to 591,278
60 to 64953
65 to 69772
70 to 74546
75 to 79353
80 and over432
Total32,745

Historical population

The population of Barugo grew from 20,787 in 1960 to 32,745 in 2015, an increase of 11,958 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.62%, or an increase of 2,653 people, from the previous population of 30,092 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,787
20,654-0.06%
24,5823.56%
22,173-2.04%
23,8170.72%
26,1711.78%
26,9190.61%
27,5690.33%
30,0923.24%
32,7451.62%

Location

The municipal center of Barugo is situated at approximately 11° 19' North, 124° 44' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 20.0 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 Barugo are Tacloban, Ormoc, Catbalogan, Baybay, Borongan, and Calbayog. The nearest municipalities are Carigara, Tunga, Capoocan, San Miguel, Jaro, and Babatngon. Its distance from the national capital is 544.66 kilometers (338.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Carigara, Leyte, 5.96 kilometers (3.70 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Tunga, Leyte, 8.64 kilometers (5.37 miles) to the South (S11°E)
  • Capoocan, Leyte, 10.84 kilometers (6.74 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)
  • San Miguel, Leyte, 10.92 kilometers (6.79 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S71°E)
  • Jaro, Leyte, 15.86 kilometers (9.86 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Babatngon, Leyte, 16.13 kilometers (10.02 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tacloban, 30.95 kilometers (19.23 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 38.17 kilometers (23.72 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 52.30 kilometers (32.50 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N18°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 71.96 kilometers (44.71 miles) to the South (S5°E)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 82.30 kilometers (51.14 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 83.54 kilometers (51.91 miles) to the North (N11°W)

Distance from Manila: 544.66 kilometers (338.44 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,745, ranked 822 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.67 square kilometers, ranked 1,106 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 387 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 497 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.62%, ranked 19 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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