Culasi
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count44
Postal code5708
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)228.56 km2
(88.25 sq. mi)
Population (2015)41,228
Density (2015)180 per km2
(467 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 26' North, 122° 3' East
(11.4257 ° N, 122.0561 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
4.9 meters
(16.1 feet)
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Culasi is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 228.56 square kilometers or 88.25 square miles which constitutes 8.37% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 41,228 representing 7.08% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.55% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 180 inhabitants per square kilometer or 467 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Culasi has 44 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Alojipan1.12%4624463.59%0.67%
Bagacay3.59%1,4801,4621.23%0.23%
Balac‑balac1.60%6606019.82%1.80%
Batbatan Island6.92%2,8512,40718.45%3.28%
Batonan Norte1.50%6206081.97%0.37%
Batonan Sur1.82%7497302.60%0.49%
Bita1.05%4314105.12%0.96%
Bitadton Norte1.91%78871110.83%1.98%
Bitadton Sur5.25%2,1662,0754.39%0.82%
Buenavista1.76%7266836.30%1.17%
Buhi1.50%6195826.36%1.18%
Camancijan4.70%1,9381,9011.95%0.37%
Caridad2.14%8828286.52%1.21%
Carit‑an1.52%62851821.24%3.73%
Centro Norte5.13%2,1141,9478.58%1.58%
Centro Poblacion6.01%2,4772,668-7.16%-1.40%
Centro Sur4.01%1,6541,791-7.65%-1.50%
Condes1.02%4203897.97%1.47%
Esperanza2.75%1,1321,02910.01%1.83%
Fe1.87%77067813.57%2.45%
Flores1.99%8228042.24%0.42%
Jalandoni3.60%1,4851,3847.30%1.35%
Janlagasi0.52%2152045.39%1.00%
Lamputong1.52%6286171.78%0.34%
Lipata4.76%1,9621,8317.15%1.32%
Magsaysay1.40%57852410.31%1.89%
Malacañang3.81%1,5721,4667.23%1.34%
Malalison Island1.57%64958411.13%2.03%
Maniguin1.74%71964311.82%2.15%
Naba3.95%1,62899962.96%9.74%
Osorio1.27%5244858.04%1.48%
Paningayan0.86%3543307.27%1.35%
Salde0.49%20312167.77%10.35%
San Antonio2.33%9621,664-42.19%-9.91%
San Gregorio1.15%4764505.78%1.08%
San Juan1.82%75163218.83%3.34%
San Luis1.73%7156962.73%0.51%
San Pascual1.01%4163848.33%1.54%
San Vicente0.96%3963901.54%0.29%
Simbola0.56%22920113.93%2.51%
Tigbobolo1.12%4604238.75%1.61%
Tinabusan0.43%1771675.99%1.11%
Tomao1.82%75166712.59%2.28%
Valderama2.40%9899563.45%0.65%
Culasi Total41,22839,0865.48%1.02%
Historical population

The population of Culasi grew from 23,923 in 1960 to 41,228 in 2015, an increase of 17,305 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-0.55%, 2.88%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 2,142 people, from the previous population of 39,086 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1523,923
1970 May 622,621-0.55%
1975 May 123,5840.84%
1980 May 125,6741.71%
1990 May 129,7191.47%
1995 Sep 130,4310.44%
2000 May 134,7322.88%
2007 Aug 137,1000.91%
2010 May 139,0861.92%
2015 Aug 141,2281.02%
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The town center of Culasi is situated at approximately 11° 26' North, 122° 3' East, which has an elevation estimated at 4.9 meters or 16.1 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 Culasi are Passi, Roxas City, Iloilo City, Silay, Talisay, and Victorias. The nearest municipalities are Tibiao, Sebaste, Barbaza, Libacao, Madalag, and Laua-an. Its distance from the national capital is 369.08 kilometers (229.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Tibiao, Antique, 15.35 kilometers (9.54 miles) to the South (S9°W)
  • Sebaste, Antique, 18.66 kilometers (11.59 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N13°E)
  • Barbaza, Antique, 25.50 kilometers (15.85 miles) to the South (S4°W)
  • Libacao, Aklan, 27.55 kilometers (17.12 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • Madalag, Aklan, 29.51 kilometers (18.33 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • Laua-an, Antique, 31.32 kilometers (19.46 miles) to the South (S3°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 369.08 kilometers (229.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°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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