Throughout the year it was continuously updated into numerous populations. The demand to seek for settlement areas is high and the choice to live along the coastal is one of the main residences for those who are marginal type of common people.

 

Table 9. Population per Barangay and Average growth Rate    

Barangay Population
2000 2007 2010
Alegria 563 589 553
Babalaya 509 565 510
Babalayan Town Site 201 402 683
Binuni 1, 521 1, 629 1,586
Debalayan West - 350 503
Demologan 1, 755 1, 920 1,696
Dimarao 403 425 839
Esperanza 1, 956 2, 257 2,201
Kahayag 615 652 730
Liangan East 1, 650 1, 735 1,960
Mate 305 479 511
Minaulon 659 701 719
Pagayawan 401 699 1,247
Poblacion 4, 837 5, 455 5,766
Punod 172 461 662
Ruagan 1, 473 1, 563 1,652
                                 Total 17, 020 19, 872 21,818

LGU: Bacolod, Lanao del Norte