Banga
Province of Aklan

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count30
Postal code5601
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)84.53 km2
(32.64 sq. mi)
Population (2015)39,505
Density (2015)467 per km2
(1,210 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 38' North, 122° 20' East
(11.6382 ° N, 122.3322 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
21.3 meters
(69.9 feet)
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Banga is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 84.53 square kilometers or 32.64 square miles which constitutes 4.64% of Aklan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 39,505 representing 6.87% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 467 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,210 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Banga has 30 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Agbanawan3.86%1,5241,4584.53%0.85%
Bacan4.31%1,7031,6374.03%0.76%
Badiangan4.42%1,7471,6446.27%1.16%
Cerrudo3.76%1,4851,23720.05%3.54%
Cupang1.87%7407360.54%0.10%
Daguitan1.16%459477-3.77%-0.73%
Daja Norte3.39%1,3401,563-14.27%-2.89%
Daja Sur1.30%512602-14.95%-3.04%
Dingle1.77%698723-3.46%-0.67%
Jumarap4.64%1,8351,7445.22%0.97%
Lapnag1.59%6275945.56%1.03%
Libas4.35%1,7171,6623.31%0.62%
Linabuan Sur9.51%3,7563,4558.71%1.60%
Mambog4.56%1,8031,59612.97%2.35%
Mangan3.90%1,5421,632-5.51%-1.07%
Muguing1.93%7646959.93%1.82%
Pagsanghan4.85%1,9171,73510.49%1.92%
Palale1.72%67859913.19%2.39%
Poblacion5.06%1,9972,469-19.12%-3.96%
Polo2.42%9551,240-22.98%-4.85%
Polocate4.32%1,7071,6384.21%0.79%
San Isidro0.81%3203054.92%0.92%
Sibalew2.50%9899405.21%0.97%
Sigcay2.56%1,0129743.90%0.73%
Taba‑ao2.95%1,1641,196-2.68%-0.52%
Tabayon4.50%1,7771,45422.21%3.89%
Tinapuay1.16%45738119.95%3.52%
Torralba4.78%1,8901,55021.94%3.85%
Ugsod3.96%1,5661,4269.82%1.80%
Venturanza2.09%82470117.55%3.13%
Banga Total39,50538,0633.79%0.71%
Historical population

The population of Banga grew from 18,582 in 1960 to 39,505 in 2015, an increase of 20,923 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 1,442 people, from the previous population of 38,063 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1518,582
1970 May 621,5601.46%
1975 May 122,4620.83%
1980 May 125,0342.19%
1990 May 128,6511.36%
1995 Sep 130,0710.91%
2000 May 132,1281.43%
2007 Aug 134,2760.90%
2010 May 138,0633.89%
2015 Aug 139,5050.71%
Map

The town center of Banga is situated at approximately 11° 38' North, 122° 20' East, which has an elevation estimated at 21.3 meters or 69.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Banga are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Malinao, Lezo, Numancia, Kalibo, Makato, and Balete. Its distance from the national capital is 358.03 kilometers (222.47 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Malinao, Aklan, 2.76 kilometers (1.71 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 3.31 kilometers (2.06 miles) to the North (N7°W)
  • Numancia, Aklan, 7.49 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Kalibo, Aklan, 8.55 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N24°E)
  • Makato, Aklan, 9.20 kilometers (5.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)
  • Balete, Aklan, 10.43 kilometers (6.48 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 358.03 kilometers (222.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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