Barbaza
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count39
Postal code5706
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)154.36 km2
(59.60 sq. mi)
Population (2015)22,704
Density (2015)147 per km2
(381 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 12' North, 122° 2' East
(11.1958 ° N, 122.0389 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
14.9 meters
(48.9 feet)
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Barbaza is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 154.36 square kilometers or 59.60 square miles which constitutes 5.66% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 22,704 representing 3.90% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.30% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 147 inhabitants per square kilometer or 381 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Barbaza has 39 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Baghari1.26%2862715.54%1.03%
Bahuyan3.40%7731,025-24.59%-5.23%
Beri3.92%88970426.28%4.54%
Biga‑a1.07%244294-17.01%-3.49%
Binangbang0.89%201211-4.74%-0.92%
Binangbang Centro3.65%82975010.53%1.93%
Binanu‑an1.99%45139613.89%2.51%
Cadiao0.81%184252-26.98%-5.81%
Calapadan0.55%1251222.46%0.46%
Capoyuan8.92%2,0262,0160.50%0.09%
Cubay3.49%7927771.93%0.36%
Embrangga‑an1.50%34128220.92%3.68%
Esparar4.74%1,0761,0542.09%0.39%
Gua5.77%1,3091,2316.34%1.18%
Idao1.07%24217439.08%6.48%
Igpalge4.31%9789433.71%0.70%
Igtunarum0.58%1311273.15%0.59%
Integasan0.50%1141067.55%1.39%
Ipil4.41%1,0029357.17%1.33%
Jinalinan7.32%1,6611,03360.79%9.46%
Lanas0.57%12910424.04%4.19%
Langcaon0.81%184198-7.07%-1.39%
Lisub3.37%76457034.04%5.74%
Lombuyan3.11%7066695.53%1.03%
Mablad2.68%60955210.33%1.89%
Magtulis2.10%47740318.36%3.26%
Marigne0.89%203236-13.98%-2.83%
Mayabay1.21%27421925.11%4.36%
Mayos0.96%2192104.29%0.80%
Nalusdan0.87%197860-77.09%-24.47%
Narirong0.95%2152026.44%1.19%
Palma6.24%1,4171,3921.80%0.34%
Poblacion6.29%1,4281,3694.31%0.81%
San Antonio2.98%6776573.04%0.57%
San Ramon0.74%167180-7.22%-1.42%
Soligao1.22%27723119.91%3.52%
Tabongtabong2.05%4654474.03%0.75%
Tig‑Alaran0.53%1211182.54%0.48%
Yapo2.29%52145514.51%2.61%
Barbaza Total22,70421,7754.27%0.80%
Historical population

The population of Barbaza grew from 10,222 in 1960 to 22,704 in 2015, an increase of 12,482 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.19%, 2.74%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.80%, or an increase of 929 people, from the previous population of 21,775 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,222
1970 May 612,8122.23%
1975 May 113,4040.91%
1980 May 114,7031.87%
1990 May 114,9840.19%
1995 Sep 117,3132.74%
2000 May 118,5971.55%
2007 Aug 120,7091.49%
2010 May 121,7751.84%
2015 Aug 122,7040.80%
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The town center of Barbaza is situated at approximately 11° 12' North, 122° 2' East, which has an elevation estimated at 14.9 meters or 48.9 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 Barbaza are Passi, Iloilo City, Roxas City, Silay, Bago, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Laua-an, Tibiao, Bugasong, Valderrama, Culasi, and Patnongon. Its distance from the national capital is 392.75 kilometers (244.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 392.75 kilometers (244.05 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°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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