Ibajay, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count35
Postal code5613
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)158.90 km2 (61.35 sq mi)
Population (2015)49,564
Density (2015)312 / km2 (808 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 49' North, 122° 10' East (11.8184, 122.1649)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (22.8 feet)

Ibajay is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 158.90 square kilometers or 61.35 square miles which constitutes 8.72% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 49,564. This represented 8.62% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 312 inhabitants per square kilometer or 808 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ibajay has 35 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Agbago3.68%1,8261,857-1.67%-0.32%
Agdugayan2.46%1,2211,07114.01%2.53%
Antipolo1.65%81772712.38%2.25%
Aparicio1.79%88773321.01%3.70%
Aquino6.24%3,0952,79110.89%1.99%
Aslum2.89%1,4341,22017.54%3.13%
Bagacay2.17%1,07794913.49%2.44%
Batuan2.39%1,1861,05911.99%2.18%
Buenavista0.98%4854615.21%0.97%
Bugtongbato3.18%1,5771,28123.11%4.04%
Cabugao0.45%2252107.14%1.32%
Capilijan2.14%1,0609748.83%1.62%
Colongcolong2.29%1,1371,03010.39%1.90%
Laguinbanua6.51%3,2262,89411.47%2.09%
Mabusao1.33%6616314.75%0.89%
Malindog0.40%1981875.88%1.09%
Maloco5.32%2,6352,5812.09%0.40%
Mina‑a1.38%68361411.24%2.05%
Monlaque1.81%89980811.26%2.05%
Naile5.08%2,5172,3258.26%1.52%
Naisud6.16%3,0552,8387.65%1.41%
Naligusan1.68%8337589.89%1.81%
Ondoy5.01%2,4842,2948.28%1.53%
Poblacion5.94%2,9442,8044.99%0.93%
Polo2.21%1,0951,0197.46%1.38%
Regador4.03%1,9981,9044.94%0.92%
Rivera0.48%24019920.60%3.63%
Rizal2.64%1,3071,2722.75%0.52%
San Isidro3.44%1,7041,6095.90%1.10%
San Jose4.13%2,0481,68421.62%3.80%
Santa Cruz2.58%1,2781,14211.91%2.17%
Tagbaya3.55%1,7611,7212.32%0.44%
Tul‑ang1.67%82962832.01%5.43%
Unat1.65%82074110.66%1.95%
Yawan0.65%32226322.43%3.93%
Ibajay Total49,56445,2799.46%1.74%

Historical population

The population of Ibajay grew from 25,305 in 1960 to 49,564 in 2015, an increase of 24,259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.74%, or an increase of 4,285 people, from the previous population of 45,279 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
25,305
27,1290.68%
30,3432.27%
31,2140.57%
35,6401.34%
36,1840.28%
39,6431.98%
42,7421.04%
45,2792.12%
49,5641.74%

Location

The municipal center of Ibajay is situated at approximately 11° 49' North, 122° 10' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 22.8 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 Ibajay are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Nabas, Tangalan, Pandan, Makato, Numancia, and Lezo. Its distance from the national capital is 332.50 kilometers (206.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Nabas, Aklan, 7.89 kilometers (4.90 miles) to the West (N82°W)
  • Tangalan, Aklan, 11.51 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S65°E)
  • Pandan, Antique, 13.34 kilometers (8.29 miles) to the Southwest (S35°W)
  • Makato, Aklan, 18.26 kilometers (11.34 miles) to the Southeast (S50°E)
  • Numancia, Aklan, 21.71 kilometers (13.49 miles) to the Southeast (S55°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 24.40 kilometers (15.16 miles) to the Southeast (S47°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 332.50 kilometers (206.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 49,564, ranked 537 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 61.35 square kilometers, ranked 711 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 312 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 638 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.74%, ranked 511 out of 1,634

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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