Kalibo, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count16
Postal code5600
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)50.75 km2 (19.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)80,605
Density (2015)1,588 / km2 (4,115 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 43' North, 122° 22' East (11.7089, 122.3640)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.2 meters (43.3 feet)

Kalibo is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 50.75 square kilometers or 19.59 square miles which constitutes 2.79% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 80,605. This represented 14.02% of the total population of Aklan province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,588 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,115 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kalibo has 16 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)
Andagaw15.76%12,70312,6070.76%0.14%
Bachaw Norte2.90%2,3362,03115.02%2.70%
Bachaw Sur3.88%3,1312,68816.48%2.95%
Briones1.64%1,3211,2466.02%1.12%
Buswang New12.94%10,4319,23113.00%2.35%
Buswang Old4.03%3,2472,42034.17%5.76%
Caano2.24%1,8031,48821.17%3.72%
Estancia10.39%8,3728,672-3.46%-0.67%
Linabuan Norte5.12%4,1304,0581.77%0.34%
Mabilo2.95%2,3782,2983.48%0.65%
Mobo1.91%1,5431,939-20.42%-4.26%
Nalook4.12%3,3232,87915.42%2.77%
Poblacion14.58%11,75111,0186.65%1.23%
Pook7.13%5,7445,01014.65%2.64%
Tigayon7.00%5,6404,64821.34%3.75%
Tinigaw3.41%2,7522,38615.34%2.75%
Kalibo Total80,60574,6198.02%1.48%

Historical population

The population of Kalibo grew from 21,303 in 1960 to 80,605 in 2015, an increase of 59,302 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.48%, or an increase of 5,986 people, from the previous population of 74,619 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,303
30,2473.49%
31,9471.10%
39,8944.54%
51,3872.56%
58,0652.32%
62,4381.57%
69,7001.53%
74,6192.51%
80,6051.48%

Location

The municipal center of Kalibo is situated at approximately 11° 43' North, 122° 22' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.2 meters or 43.3 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 Kalibo are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Numancia, Lezo, Makato, Banga, Malinao, and New Washington. Its distance from the national capital is 352.35 kilometers (218.94 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Numancia, Aklan, 3.94 kilometers (2.45 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 5.96 kilometers (3.70 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)
  • Makato, Aklan, 7.79 kilometers (4.84 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Banga, Aklan, 8.55 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 9.46 kilometers (5.88 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)
  • New Washington, Aklan, 10.36 kilometers (6.44 miles) to the Southeast (S49°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 352.35 kilometers (218.94 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 80,605, ranked 261 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.59 square kilometers, ranked 1,381 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,588 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 104 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.48%, ranked 677 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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