Hamtic, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (1,113 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 42' North, 121° 59' East (10.7006, 121.9810)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.4 meters (30.7 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 48,592. This represented 8.35% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.64% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 430 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,113 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hamtic has 47 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,534
22,9872.13%
24,9671.67%
28,5262.70%
34,3941.89%
36,1670.95%
38,2301.20%
42,3751.43%
45,9833.02%
48,5921.06%

Location

The municipal center of Hamtic is situated at approximately 10° 42' North, 121° 59' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 48,592, ranked 546 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.64 square kilometers, ranked 955 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 430 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 460 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.06%, ranked 1,022 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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