Antique

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Antique
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
CapitalSan Jose de Buenavista
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities18
Barangays590
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)2,729.17 km2
(1,053.74 sq. mi)
Population (2015)582,012
Density (2015)213 per km2
(552 per sq. mi)
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Antique is a province in the Philippines situated in the Western Visayas region occupying the western section of the Visayas. Its capital is the Municipality of San Jose de Buenavista.

The province has a land area of 2,729.17 square kilometers or 1,053.74 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 582,012 representing 7.72% of the total population of the Western Visayas region, 3.00% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 0.58% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 213 inhabitants per square kilometer or 552 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Antique is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Aklan, Capiz, Iloilo, Panay Gulf, and the Sulu Sea.

Local government units

Antique has 18 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 590.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Anini-ymun21,201
(3.64%)
20,3490.78%66.17 km2
(25.55 sq mi)
320 per km2
(830 per sq mi)
23
Barbazamun22,704
(3.90%)
21,7750.80%154.36 km2
(59.60 sq mi)
147 per km2
(381 per sq mi)
39
Belisonmun13,539
(2.33%)
12,8071.06%19.78 km2
(7.64 sq mi)
684 per km2
(1,772 per sq mi)
11
Bugasongmun33,642
(5.78%)
32,2640.80%203.71 km2
(78.65 sq mi)
165 per km2
(428 per sq mi)
27
Caluyamun35,496
(6.10%)
30,0463.22%132.13 km2
(51.02 sq mi)
269 per km2
(696 per sq mi)
18
Culasimun41,228
(7.08%)
39,0861.02%228.56 km2
(88.25 sq mi)
180 per km2
(467 per sq mi)
44
Hamticmun48,592
(8.35%)
45,9831.06%113.03 km2
(43.64 sq mi)
430 per km2
(1,113 per sq mi)
47
Laua-anmun26,072
(4.48%)
25,2110.64%100.72 km2
(38.89 sq mi)
259 per km2
(670 per sq mi)
40
Libertadmun16,429
(2.82%)
15,6690.91%97.00 km2
(37.45 sq mi)
169 per km2
(439 per sq mi)
19
Pandanmun34,333
(5.90%)
32,4941.05%113.98 km2
(44.01 sq mi)
301 per km2
(780 per sq mi)
34
Patnongonmun37,176
(6.39%)
35,1021.10%167.92 km2
(64.83 sq mi)
221 per km2
(573 per sq mi)
36
San Jose de Buenavistamun, capital62,534
(10.74%)
57,8471.49%48.56 km2
(18.75 sq mi)
1,288 per km2
(3,335 per sq mi)
28
San Remigiomun31,935
(5.49%)
30,4460.91%406.98 km2
(157.14 sq mi)
78 per km2
(203 per sq mi)
45
Sebastemun17,907
(3.08%)
17,2700.69%111.64 km2
(43.10 sq mi)
160 per km2
(415 per sq mi)
10
Sibalommun60,306
(10.36%)
56,0581.40%201.30 km2
(77.72 sq mi)
300 per km2
(776 per sq mi)
76
Tibiaomun26,748
(4.60%)
24,5131.68%177.42 km2
(68.50 sq mi)
151 per km2
(390 per sq mi)
21
Tobias Forniermun33,046
(5.68%)
30,6691.43%112.12 km2
(43.29 sq mi)
295 per km2
(763 per sq mi)
50
Valderramamun19,124
(3.29%)
18,4420.69%273.79 km2
(105.71 sq mi)
70 per km2
(181 per sq mi)
22
Antique Total582,012546,0311.22%2,729.17 km2
(1,053.74 sq mi)
213 per km2
(552 per sq mi)
590
Historical population

The population of Antique grew from 238,405 in 1960 to 582,012 in 2015, an increase of 343,607 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 35,981 people, from the previous population of 546,031 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2134,166
1918 Dec 31154,9990.92%
1939 Jan 1199,4141.27%
1948 Oct 1233,5061.63%
1960 Feb 15238,4050.18%
1970 May 6289,1721.91%
1975 May 1308,4841.31%
1980 May 1344,8792.25%
1990 May 1406,3611.65%
1995 Sep 1431,7131.14%
2000 May 1472,8221.97%
2007 Aug 1515,2651.19%
2010 May 1546,0312.13%
2015 Aug 1582,0121.22%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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