Buluan, Municipality of Calbiga, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityCalbiga
Postal code6715
Population (2015)763
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.6324, 125.1596

Buluan is a barangay in the municipality of Calbiga, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 763. This represented 3.32% of the total population of Calbiga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buluan is 5 to 9, with 115 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 495
5 to 9115
10 to 14111
15 to 1986
20 to 2469
25 to 2942
30 to 3440
35 to 3933
40 to 4434
45 to 4923
50 to 5428
55 to 5917
60 to 6415
65 to 6910
70 to 747
75 to 792
80 and over7
Total763

Historical population

The population of Buluan grew from 540 in 1990 to 763 in 2015, an increase of 223 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.54%, or an increase of 59 people, from the previous population of 704 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
540
5540.48%
506-1.92%
5821.95%
7047.17%
7631.54%

Location

Buluan is situated at approximately 11.6324, 125.1596, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 241.6 meters or 792.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buluan 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.