Libacao
Province of Aklan

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count24
Postal code5602
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)254.98 km2
(98.45 sq. mi)
Population (2015)28,241
Density (2015)111 per km2
(287 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 29' North, 122° 18' East
(11.4806 ° N, 122.3024 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
58.4 meters
(191.4 feet)
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Libacao is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 254.98 square kilometers or 98.45 square miles which constitutes 14.00% of Aklan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 28,241 representing 4.91% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 111 inhabitants per square kilometer or 287 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Libacao has 24 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Agmailig2.61%736755-2.52%-0.48%
Alfonso XII4.71%1,3311,3230.60%0.11%
Batobato1.77%50145310.60%1.94%
Bonza1.40%39533318.62%3.30%
Calacabian3.06%865932-7.19%-1.41%
Calamcan2.20%6206131.14%0.22%
Can‑Awan1.72%487542-10.15%-2.02%
Casit‑an1.25%3523422.92%0.55%
Dalagsa‑an6.76%1,9082,173-12.20%-2.45%
Guadalupe5.41%1,5291,4128.29%1.53%
Janlud3.58%1,01174036.62%6.12%
Julita6.98%1,9711,76311.80%2.15%
Luctoga5.11%1,4421,451-0.62%-0.12%
Magugba2.12%600644-6.83%-1.34%
Manika7.40%2,0912,622-20.25%-4.22%
Ogsip3.26%9201,066-13.70%-2.77%
Ortega4.42%1,2481,309-4.66%-0.90%
Oyang3.78%1,0681,0283.89%0.73%
Pampango5.15%1,4551,3606.99%1.29%
Pinonoy2.57%7277082.68%0.51%
Poblacion14.20%4,0103,6619.53%1.75%
Rivera2.29%6485968.72%1.61%
Rosal5.63%1,5911,4767.79%1.44%
Sibalew2.60%7357034.55%0.85%
Libacao Total28,24128,0050.84%0.16%
Historical population

The population of Libacao grew from 14,913 in 1960 to 28,241 in 2015, an increase of 13,328 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.16%, or an increase of 236 people, from the previous population of 28,005 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1514,913
1970 May 615,8370.59%
1975 May 120,2435.05%
1980 May 121,6831.38%
1990 May 121,429-0.12%
1995 Sep 122,8121.18%
2000 May 125,9832.83%
2007 Aug 126,6100.33%
2010 May 128,0051.88%
2015 Aug 128,2410.16%
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The town center of Libacao is situated at approximately 11° 29' North, 122° 18' East, which has an elevation estimated at 58.4 meters or 191.4 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 Libacao are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Madalag, Balete, Banga, Malinao, Lezo, and Altavas. Its distance from the national capital is 372.76 kilometers (231.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Madalag, Aklan, 5.14 kilometers (3.19 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Balete, Aklan, 11.89 kilometers (7.39 miles) to the Northeast (N45°E)
  • Banga, Aklan, 17.73 kilometers (11.02 miles) to the North (N10°E)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 18.07 kilometers (11.23 miles) to the North (N2°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 20.92 kilometers (13.00 miles) to the North (N8°E)
  • Altavas, Aklan, 21.21 kilometers (13.18 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 372.76 kilometers (231.62 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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