Culasi, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (467 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 26' North, 122° 3' East (11.4257, 122.0561)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.9 meters (16.1 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,228. This represented 7.08% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.55% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 180 inhabitants per square kilometer or 467 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Culasi has 44 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,923
22,621-0.55%
23,5840.84%
25,6741.71%
29,7191.47%
30,4310.44%
34,7322.88%
37,1000.91%
39,0861.92%
41,2281.02%

Location

The municipal center of Culasi is situated at approximately 11° 26' North, 122° 3' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,228, ranked 657 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 88.25 square kilometers, ranked 481 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 180 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,053 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 1,067 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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