Laua-an, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count40
Postal code5705
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)100.72 km2 (38.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,072
Density (2015)259 / km2 (670 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 9' North, 122° 2' East (11.1429, 122.0416)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.8 meters (42.1 feet)

Laua-an is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 100.72 square kilometers or 38.89 square miles which constitutes 3.69% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,072. This represented 4.48% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 259 inhabitants per square kilometer or 670 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Laua-an has 40 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)
Bagongbayan2.71%7066597.13%1.32%
Banban0.56%14712913.95%2.52%
Bongbongan0.96%250265-5.66%-1.10%
Cabariwan2.53%6606206.45%1.20%
Cadajug4.42%1,1531,1103.87%0.73%
Canituan2.18%568572-0.70%-0.13%
Capnayan1.40%36531914.42%2.60%
Casit‑an4.60%1,2001,1573.72%0.70%
Guiamon0.96%2492394.18%0.78%
Guinbanga‑an7.21%1,8791,8640.80%0.15%
Guisijan9.22%2,4042,3820.92%0.18%
Igtadiao1.13%29426212.21%2.22%
Intao2.53%660672-1.79%-0.34%
Jaguikican3.35%874896-2.46%-0.47%
Jinalinan0.77%202220-8.18%-1.61%
Lactudan0.95%247274-9.85%-1.96%
Latazon1.83%476494-3.64%-0.70%
Laua‑an1.45%3793498.60%1.58%
Liberato1.58%411463-11.23%-2.24%
Lindero6.32%1,6491,5605.71%1.06%
Liya‑liya1.62%4223956.84%1.27%
Loon2.85%7437351.09%0.21%
Lugta2.76%71957624.83%4.31%
Lupa‑an2.14%5595570.36%0.07%
Magyapo0.99%2572426.20%1.15%
Maria5.03%1,3111,364-3.89%-0.75%
Mauno2.01%52445714.66%2.64%
Maybunga2.01%52534353.06%8.44%
Necesito1.18%307339-9.44%-1.87%
Oloc4.48%1,16899417.51%3.12%
Omlot1.00%26023311.59%2.11%
Pandanan1.38%3593463.76%0.70%
Paningayan1.47%3843606.67%1.24%
Pascuala0.74%194202-3.96%-0.77%
Poblacion7.58%1,9751,9332.17%0.41%
San Ramon0.64%16713920.14%3.56%
Santiago2.57%6706227.72%1.43%
Tibacan0.68%177230-23.04%-4.86%
Tigunhao1.32%343375-8.53%-1.68%
Virginia0.90%235263-10.65%-2.12%
Laua-an Total26,07225,2113.42%0.64%

Historical population

The population of Laua-an grew from 12,967 in 1960 to 26,072 in 2015, an increase of 13,105 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 861 people, from the previous population of 25,211 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,967
15,4611.74%
17,4982.51%
18,7851.43%
19,8650.56%
21,0691.11%
23,2582.14%
23,8080.32%
25,2112.11%
26,0720.64%

Location

The municipal center of Laua-an is situated at approximately 11° 9' North, 122° 2' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.8 meters or 42.1 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 Laua-an are Passi, Iloilo City, Roxas City, Silay, Bago, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Barbaza, Bugasong, Tibiao, Valderrama, Patnongon, and Culasi. Its distance from the national capital is 398.44 kilometers (247.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 398.44 kilometers (247.58 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,072, ranked 1,058 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 38.89 square kilometers, ranked 1,041 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 259 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 794 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 1,325 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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