TOPOGRAPHY

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

Bauang is politically and administratively subdivided into thirty-nine (39) barangays; these barangays are composed of puroks. Four (4) of its barangays are categorized as urban, namely Calumbaya, Central East, Central West and Quinavite by the National Statistics Office (NSO) and thirty five (35) are rural. Subdivided into 39 Barangays

AcaoCalumbayaPagdalagan SurPottot
Baccuit SurCarmayPalintucangPudoc
Baccuit NorteCasilaganPalugsi-LimmansanganPugo
BagbagCentral EastParain OesteQuinavite
BallayCentral WestParian EsteSanta Monica
BawantaDiliParingaoSantiago
Boy-utanDisso-orPayocpoc Norte EsteTaberna
BucayabGuerreroPayocpoc Norte OesteUpper San Agustin
CabalayanganLower San AgustinPayocpoc SurUrayong
CabisilanNagrebcanPilar

LAND AREA

Of the total area of 7,160 hectares in Bauang, about 91.55 percent or 6,555 hectares are certified alienable and disposable lands while 605 hectares or 8.4 percent are public forestlands. Public forests are located in barangays Sta. Monica, Cabalayangan, Ballay, and San Agustin. The protected forest area, those with a slope of more than 50% or over, is estimated to be 464 hectares. Basing from the 1990 land use map of the municipality, most of the areas, however, are classified as grassland or shrub land.

EXISTING LAND USE

Of the total area of 7,160 hectares in Bauang, about 91.55 percent or 6,555 hectares are certified alienable and disposable lands while 605 hectares or 8.4 percent are public forestlands. Public forests are located in barangays Sta. Monica, Cabalayangan, Ballay, and San Agustin. The protected forest area, those with a slope of more than 50% or over, is estimated to be 464 hectares. Basing from the 1990 land use map of the municipality, most of the areas, however, are classified as grassland or shrub land.

PROPOSED LAND USE

Of the total area of 7,160 hectares in Bauang, about 91.55 percent or 6,555 hectares are certified alienable and disposable lands while 605 hectares or 8.4 percent are public forestlands. Public forests are located in barangays Sta. Monica, Cabalayangan, Ballay, and San Agustin. The protected forest area, those with a slope of more than 50% or over, is estimated to be 464 hectares. Basing from the 1990 land use map of the municipality, most of the areas, however, are classified as grassland or shrub land.

POPULATION

TOTAL POPULATION BY BARANGAY: CY2020

BARANGAYURBAN/RURALPOPULATIONBARANGAYURBAN/RURALPOPULATION
AcaoRural4,628PalintucangRural981
Baccuit NorteRural2,533Palugsi-LimmansanganRural1,552
Baccuit SurRural2,775Parian OesteRural1,286
BagbagRural1,359Parian EsteRural1,929
BallayRural1,749ParingaoUrban4,229
BawantaRural1,106Payocpoc Norte EsteRural1,197
Boy-utanRural1,083Payocpoc Norte OesteRural2,008
BucayabRural1,389Payocpoc SurUrban3,003
CabalayanganRural1,784PilarRural410
CabisilanRural732PudocRural1,895
CalumbayaRural2,530PottotRural1,241
CarmayRural519PugoRural3,317
CasilaganRural1,184QuinaviteRural3,880
Central East (Pob.)Urban4,185Lower San AgustinRural1,054
Central West Pob.)Rural4,001Santa MonicaRural1,279
DiliRural2,242SantiagoRural3,891
Disso-orRural1,198TabernaRural2,106
GuerreroRural1,085Upper San AgustinRural1,245
NagrebcanRural1,570UrayongRural1,461
Pagdalagan SurRural2,813TOTAL78,449

RELIGION

Bauang residents are predominantly Roman Catholic, followed by Iglesia ni Cristo, United Church of Christ, and Jehovah’s witness. The rest are followers of other religious groups.