Pandan
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count34
Postal code5712
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)113.98 km2
(44.01 sq. mi)
Population (2015)34,333
Density (2015)301 per km2
(780 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 43' North, 122° 6' East
(11.7198 ° N, 122.0945 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
7.0 meters
(23.0 feet)
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Pandan is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 113.98 square kilometers or 44.01 square miles which constitutes 4.18% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 34,333 representing 5.90% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.46% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 301 inhabitants per square kilometer or 780 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Pandan has 34 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Aracay0.49%16714614.38%2.59%
Badiangan1.29%444468-5.13%-1.00%
Bagumbayan4.91%1,6851,5637.81%1.44%
Baybay2.90%9969861.01%0.19%
Botbot3.02%1,0379756.36%1.18%
Buang1.10%3793459.86%1.81%
Cabugao1.83%62952220.50%3.61%
Candari1.66%56945026.44%4.57%
Carmen1.66%57146822.01%3.86%
Centro Norte1.90%6516470.62%0.12%
Centro Sur3.69%1,2671,14810.37%1.90%
Dionela2.58%8868543.75%0.70%
Dumrog2.37%8128031.12%0.21%
Duyong2.23%7677137.57%1.40%
Fragante4.59%1,5751,4985.14%0.96%
Guia2.96%1,0171,0031.40%0.26%
Idiacacan5.06%1,7361,7061.76%0.33%
Jinalinan2.95%1,0139753.90%0.73%
Luhod‑Bayang1.69%5805760.69%0.13%
Maadios0.40%137154-11.04%-2.20%
Mag‑aba5.23%1,7941,6717.36%1.36%
Napuid0.58%198210-5.71%-1.11%
Nauring5.88%2,0181,9045.99%1.11%
Patria8.80%3,0222,9303.14%0.59%
Perfecta0.66%2262240.89%0.17%
San Andres3.83%1,3141,3060.61%0.12%
San Joaquin1.70%582670-13.13%-2.65%
Santa Ana1.72%59051414.79%2.66%
Santa Cruz2.38%81772612.53%2.27%
Santa Fe4.86%1,6681,5795.64%1.05%
Santo Rosario5.02%1,7221,6544.11%0.77%
Talisay5.11%1,7551,6049.41%1.73%
Tingib2.01%69162111.27%2.05%
Zaldivar2.97%1,01888115.55%2.79%
Pandan Total34,33332,4945.66%1.05%
Historical population

The population of Pandan grew from 19,788 in 1960 to 34,333 in 2015, an increase of 14,545 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-1.35%, 3.56%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.05%, or an increase of 1,839 people, from the previous population of 32,494 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1519,788
1970 May 617,215-1.35%
1975 May 118,6611.63%
1980 May 120,3961.79%
1990 May 123,8941.60%
1995 Sep 124,9780.83%
2000 May 127,6472.20%
2007 Aug 129,5180.91%
2010 May 132,4943.56%
2015 Aug 134,3331.05%
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The town center of Pandan is situated at approximately 11° 43' North, 122° 6' East, which has an elevation estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 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 Pandan are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Nabas, Ibajay, Sebaste, Tangalan, Libertad, and Makato. Its distance from the national capital is 339.81 kilometers (211.15 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Nabas, Aklan, 12.06 kilometers (7.49 miles) to the North (N1°W)
  • Ibajay, Aklan, 13.34 kilometers (8.29 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)
  • Sebaste, Antique, 14.37 kilometers (8.93 miles) to the South (S0°E)
  • Tangalan, Aklan, 19.05 kilometers (11.84 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N72°E)
  • Libertad, Antique, 19.96 kilometers (12.40 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)
  • Makato, Aklan, 21.62 kilometers (13.43 miles) to the East (S88°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 339.81 kilometers (211.15 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°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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