Buntay, Municipality of Zumarraga, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityZumarraga
Postal code6725
Population (2015)542
Philippine major island(s)Bagatao
Coordinates11.6432, 124.8721

Buntay is a barangay in the municipality of Zumarraga, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 542. This represented 3.33% of the total population of Zumarraga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buntay is 5 to 9, with 73 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17
1 to 443
5 to 973
10 to 1464
15 to 1958
20 to 2440
25 to 2937
30 to 3430
35 to 3931
40 to 4432
45 to 4926
50 to 5423
55 to 5924
60 to 6418
65 to 6919
70 to 746
75 to 795
80 and over6
Total542

Historical population

The population of Buntay grew from 425 in 1990 to 542 in 2015, an increase of 117 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.01%, or a decrease of 61 people, from the previous population of 603 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
425
4581.41%
4670.42%
5151.36%
6035.91%
542-2.01%

Location

Buntay is situated at approximately 11.6432, 124.8721, in the island of Bagatao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.3 meters or 79.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buntay 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.