Barbaza, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (381 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 12' North, 122° 2' East (11.1958, 122.0389)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.9 meters (48.9 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,704. This represented 3.90% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.30% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 147 inhabitants per square kilometer or 381 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Barbaza has 39 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,222
12,8122.23%
13,4040.91%
14,7031.87%
14,9840.19%
17,3132.74%
18,5971.55%
20,7091.49%
21,7751.84%
22,7040.80%

Location

The municipal center of Barbaza is situated at approximately 11° 12' North, 122° 2' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,704, ranked 1,181 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.60 square kilometers, ranked 729 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 147 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,164 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.80%, ranked 1,235 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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