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

Acao Calumbaya Pagdalagan Sur Pottot
Baccuit Sur Carmay Palintucang Pudoc
Baccuit Norte Casilagan Palugsi-Limmansangan Pugo
Bagbag Central East Parain Oeste Quinavite
Ballay Central West Parian Este Santa Monica
Bawanta Dili Paringao Santiago
Boy-utan Disso-or Payocpoc Norte Este Taberna
Bucayab Guerrero Payocpoc Norte Oeste Upper San Agustin
Cabalayangan Lower San Agustin Payocpoc Sur Urayong
Cabisilan Nagrebcan Pilar

 

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

The municipality has a population of 72,390 with 15,669 households. The total urban population was recorded at 15,238 or 21.05% share to the total population. Rural population shared 57,153 (78.95%) with barangays Central East and Central West as the most populated areas.

TOTAL POPULATION BY BARANGAY: CY2010

Barangay Total HH Population Barangay Total HH Population
Acao 4,313 Pagdalagan Sur 2,496
Baccuit Norte 2,244 Palintucang 943
Baccuit Sur 2,060 Palugsi-Limmansangan 1,608
Bagbag 1,317 Parian Este 2,230
Ballay 1,717 Parian Oeste 1,050
Bawanta 1,045 Paringao 4,205
Boy-utan 907 Payocpoc Norte Este 1,114
Bucayab 1,225 Payocpoc Norte Oeste 1,721
Cabalayangan 1,918 Payocpoc Sur 2,134
Cabisilan 567 Pilar 1,188
Calumbaya 2,672 Pottot 1,172
Carmay 484 Pudoc 1,364
Casilagan 1,281 Pugo 2,185
Central East 4,467 Quinavite 3,556
Central West 4,543 Sta. Monica 1,443
Dili 1,866 Santiago 2,832
Disso-or 884 Taberna 1,827
Guerrero 971 Upper San Agustin 1,036
Lower San Agustin 1,141 Urayong 1,483
Nagrebcan 1,181 TOTAL 72,390

 

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.

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