Caluya
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count18
Postal code5711
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)132.13 km2
(51.02 sq. mi)
Population (2015)35,496
Density (2015)269 per km2
(696 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 56' North, 121° 33' East
(11.9324 ° N, 121.5475 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
8.0 meters
(26.2 feet)
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Caluya is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 132.13 square kilometers or 51.02 square miles which constitutes 4.84% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 35,496 representing 6.10% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.47% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 269 inhabitants per square kilometer or 696 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Caluya has 18 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Alegria6.95%2,4681,71943.57%7.13%
Bacong1.80%6406360.63%0.12%
Banago3.25%1,1551,1232.85%0.54%
Bonbon1.86%6626265.75%1.07%
Dawis2.21%78565919.12%3.39%
Dionela0.89%3162976.40%1.19%
Harigue9.27%3,2922,69122.33%3.91%
Hininga‑an3.80%1,3501,18813.64%2.46%
Imba3.90%1,3851,05031.90%5.41%
Masanag3.29%1,1691,04411.97%2.18%
Poblacion5.23%1,8561,67710.67%1.95%
Sabang2.46%87373518.78%3.33%
Salamento3.16%1,1221,0279.25%1.70%
Semirara35.03%12,43410,12922.76%3.98%
Sibato3.28%1,1641,0956.30%1.17%
Sibay2.58%9168646.02%1.12%
Sibolo3.73%1,3231,14315.75%2.82%
Tinogboc7.29%2,5862,34310.37%1.90%
Caluya Total35,49630,04618.14%3.22%
Historical population

The population of Caluya grew from 5,993 in 1960 to 35,496 in 2015, an increase of 29,503 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.97%, 6.11%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.22%, or an increase of 5,450 people, from the previous population of 30,046 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,993
1970 May 67,9322.78%
1975 May 18,8702.27%
1980 May 110,9014.21%
1990 May 116,2434.07%
1995 Sep 117,1010.97%
2000 May 120,0493.47%
2007 Aug 125,5263.39%
2010 May 130,0466.11%
2015 Aug 135,4963.22%
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The town center of Caluya is situated at approximately 11° 56' North, 121° 33' East, which has an elevation estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.2 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 Caluya are Roxas City, Passi, Calapan, Iloilo City, Silay, and Victorias. The nearest municipalities are Buruanga, Malay, Libertad, San Jose, Bulalacao, and Santa Fe. Its distance from the national capital is 300.45 kilometers (186.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 300.45 kilometers (186.69 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°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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