Hamtic
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count47
Postal code5715
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)113.03 km2
(43.64 sq. mi)
Population (2015)48,592
Density (2015)430 per km2
(1,113 per sq. mi)
Coordinates10° 42' North, 121° 59' East
(10.7006 ° N, 121.9810 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
9.4 meters
(30.7 feet)
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Hamtic is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 113.03 square kilometers or 43.64 square miles which constitutes 4.14% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 48,592 representing 8.35% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.64% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 430 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,113 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Hamtic has 47 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Apdo1.68%8187982.51%0.47%
Asluman4.73%2,2962,04112.49%2.27%
Banawon2.20%1,0691,0432.49%0.47%
Bia‑an2.24%1,0891,0870.18%0.04%
Bongbongan III1.57%764425-3.29%-0.64%
Bongbongan I‑II0.98%47579011.76%2.14%
Botbot0.92%44939214.54%2.62%
Budbudan2.21%1,07687323.25%4.06%
Buhang4.44%2,1591,96010.15%1.86%
Calacja I1.81%8788276.17%1.15%
Calacja II1.86%9048733.55%0.67%
Calala1.65%8027694.29%0.80%
Cantulan0.37%180194-7.22%-1.42%
Caridad4.20%2,0431,9405.31%0.99%
Caromangay1.29%6276220.80%0.15%
Casalngan1.26%6135894.07%0.76%
Dangcalan0.82%39834814.37%2.59%
Del Pilar0.57%277326-15.03%-3.05%
Fabrica1.42%6886781.47%0.28%
Funda4.73%2,2982,1417.33%1.36%
General Fullon1.45%7036724.61%0.86%
Gov. Evelio B. Javier3.79%1,8441,6948.85%1.63%
Guintas4.66%2,2642,1654.57%0.85%
Igbical1.27%6185836.00%1.12%
Igbucagay1.15%56149114.26%2.57%
Inabasan1.62%7877623.28%0.62%
Ingwan‑Batangan2.04%9899642.59%0.49%
La Paz4.12%2,0001,79111.67%2.12%
Linaban3.17%1,5381,4148.77%1.61%
Malandog4.03%1,9591,9410.93%0.18%
Mapatag4.07%1,9791,79910.01%1.83%
Masanag1.65%80071611.73%2.13%
Nalihawan0.57%276307-10.10%-2.01%
Pamandayan0.35%17215213.16%2.38%
Pasu‑Jungao0.31%151157-3.82%-0.74%
Piape I2.97%1,4421,3318.34%1.54%
Piape II1.26%6126080.66%0.12%
Piape III2.27%1,1011,411-21.97%-4.61%
Pili 1, 2, 30.69%3373360.30%0.06%
Poblacion 11.98%9649531.15%0.22%
Poblacion 21.83%8878622.90%0.55%
Poblacion 31.35%6586078.40%1.55%
Poblacion 42.10%1,0201,0110.89%0.17%
Poblacion 53.46%1,6801,5905.66%1.05%
Pu‑ao2.14%1,0409806.12%1.14%
Suloc0.24%1171151.74%0.33%
Villavert‑Jimenez4.51%2,1901,85518.06%3.21%
Hamtic Total48,59245,9835.67%1.06%
Historical population

The population of Hamtic grew from 18,534 in 1960 to 48,592 in 2015, an increase of 30,058 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.95%, 3.02%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 2,609 people, from the previous population of 45,983 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1518,534
1970 May 622,9872.13%
1975 May 124,9671.67%
1980 May 128,5262.70%
1990 May 134,3941.89%
1995 Sep 136,1670.95%
2000 May 138,2301.20%
2007 Aug 142,3751.43%
2010 May 145,9833.02%
2015 Aug 148,5921.06%
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The town center of Hamtic is situated at approximately 10° 42' North, 121° 59' East, which has an elevation estimated at 9.4 meters or 30.7 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 Hamtic are Iloilo City, Passi, Bago, Bacolod, La Carlota, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are San Jose de Buenavista, Sibalom, Belison, San Remigio, Tobias Fornier, and San Joaquin. Its distance from the national capital is 443.87 kilometers (275.81 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 443.87 kilometers (275.81 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°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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