Numancia, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count17
Postal code5604
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)28.84 km2 (11.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,934
Density (2015)1,107 / km2 (2,867 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 42' North, 122° 20' East (11.7058, 122.3280)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.8 meters (38.8 feet)

Numancia is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 28.84 square kilometers or 11.14 square miles which constitutes 1.58% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,934. This represented 5.56% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,107 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,867 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Numancia has 17 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)
Albasan4.78%1,5261,5031.53%0.29%
Aliputos7.81%2,4932,13216.93%3.02%
Badio4.86%1,5511,4705.51%1.03%
Bubog5.16%1,6471,6390.49%0.09%
Bulwang13.78%4,4014,1705.54%1.03%
Camanci Norte9.02%2,8802,48815.76%2.82%
Camanci Sur3.40%1,08597711.05%2.02%
Dongon East6.00%1,9151,59320.21%3.57%
Dongon West6.84%2,1852,0715.50%1.03%
Joyao‑joyao5.31%1,6961,6095.41%1.01%
Laguinbanua East7.37%2,3542,08113.12%2.37%
Laguinbanua West5.37%1,7141,7080.35%0.07%
Marianos3.29%1,0521,0034.89%0.91%
Navitas4.54%1,4511,465-0.96%-0.18%
Poblacion4.93%1,5731,5362.41%0.45%
Pusiw4.55%1,4541,484-2.02%-0.39%
Tabangka3.00%9579332.57%0.48%
Numancia Total31,93429,8626.94%1.29%

Historical population

The population of Numancia grew from 10,194 in 1960 to 31,934 in 2015, an increase of 21,740 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 2,072 people, from the previous population of 29,862 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,194
12,2851.84%
13,7642.31%
16,2163.33%
19,8992.07%
22,3562.21%
24,6142.08%
27,5701.58%
29,8622.95%
31,9341.29%

Location

The municipal center of Numancia is situated at approximately 11° 42' North, 122° 20' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.8 meters or 38.8 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 Numancia are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Makato, Kalibo, Lezo, Malinao, Banga, and Tangalan. Its distance from the national capital is 351.02 kilometers (218.11 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Makato, Aklan, 3.91 kilometers (2.43 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Kalibo, Aklan, 3.94 kilometers (2.45 miles) to the East (N85°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 4.19 kilometers (2.61 miles) to the South (S1°E)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 7.20 kilometers (4.47 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Banga, Aklan, 7.49 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Tangalan, Aklan, 10.55 kilometers (6.55 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 351.02 kilometers (218.11 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,934, ranked 888 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 11.14 square kilometers, ranked 1,544 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,107 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 154 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 813 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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