Buscayan, Municipality of Macrohon, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityMacrohon
Postal code6601
Population (2015)781
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.0530, 124.9697

Buscayan is a barangay in the municipality of Macrohon, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 781. This represented 2.98% of the total population of Macrohon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buscayan is 10 to 14, with 93 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 459
5 to 962
10 to 1493
15 to 1967
20 to 2464
25 to 2960
30 to 3454
35 to 3953
40 to 4438
45 to 4935
50 to 5446
55 to 5950
60 to 6425
65 to 6923
70 to 7417
75 to 7913
80 and over10
Total781

Historical population

The population of Buscayan grew from 569 in 1990 to 781 in 2015, an increase of 212 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.10%, or an increase of 4 people, from the previous population of 777 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
569
5790.33%
6592.81%
7070.97%
7773.50%
7810.10%

Location

Buscayan is situated at approximately 10.0530, 124.9697, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 47.7 meters or 156.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buscayan 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.