Caluya, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (696 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 56' North, 121° 33' East (11.9324, 121.5475)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.2 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,496. This represented 6.10% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.47% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 269 inhabitants per square kilometer or 696 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caluya has 18 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,993
7,9322.78%
8,8702.27%
10,9014.21%
16,2434.07%
17,1010.97%
20,0493.47%
25,5263.39%
30,0466.11%
35,4963.22%

Location

The municipal center of Caluya is situated at approximately 11° 56' North, 121° 33' East, in the island of Caluya. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,496, ranked 791 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 51.02 square kilometers, ranked 834 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 269 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 764 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.22%, ranked 94 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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