Ibajay
Province of Aklan

Summary data
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 per km2
(808 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 49' North, 122° 10' East
(11.8184 ° N, 122.1649 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
7.0 meters
(22.8 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 49,564 representing 8.62% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 312 inhabitants per square kilometer or 808 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Ibajay has 35 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1525,305
1970 May 627,1290.68%
1975 May 130,3432.27%
1980 May 131,2140.57%
1990 May 135,6401.34%
1995 Sep 136,1840.28%
2000 May 139,6431.98%
2007 Aug 142,7421.04%
2010 May 145,2792.12%
2015 Aug 149,5641.74%
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The town center of Ibajay is situated at approximately 11° 49' North, 122° 10' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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