Kalibo
Province of Aklan

Summary data
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 per km2
(4,115 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 43' North, 122° 22' East
(11.7089 ° N, 122.3640 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
13.2 meters
(43.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 80,605 representing 14.02% of the total population of Aklan province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,588 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,115 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Kalibo has 16 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1521,303
1970 May 630,2473.49%
1975 May 131,9471.10%
1980 May 139,8944.54%
1990 May 151,3872.56%
1995 Sep 158,0652.32%
2000 May 162,4381.57%
2007 Aug 169,7001.53%
2010 May 174,6192.51%
2015 Aug 180,6051.48%
Map

The town center of Kalibo is situated at approximately 11° 43' North, 122° 22' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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