Pandan, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (780 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 43' North, 122° 6' East (11.7198, 122.0945)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.0 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,333. This represented 5.90% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.46% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 301 inhabitants per square kilometer or 780 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pandan has 34 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,788
17,215-1.35%
18,6611.63%
20,3961.79%
23,8941.60%
24,9780.83%
27,6472.20%
29,5180.91%
32,4943.56%
34,3331.05%

Location

The municipal center of Pandan is situated at approximately 11° 43' North, 122° 6' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,333, ranked 816 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.01 square kilometers, ranked 946 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 301 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 666 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.05%, ranked 1,036 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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