San Jose de Buenavista, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count28
Postal code5700
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)48.56 km2 (18.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)62,534
Density (2015)1,288 / km2 (3,335 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 45' North, 121° 56' East (10.7436, 121.9411)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.8 meters (61.7 feet)

San Jose de Buenavista is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 48.56 square kilometers or 18.75 square miles which constitutes 1.78% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 62,534. This represented 10.74% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,288 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,335 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose de Buenavista has 28 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)
Atabay3.62%2,2662,1644.71%0.88%
Badiang4.79%2,9952,63813.53%2.45%
Barangay 14.49%2,8082,7621.67%0.31%
Barangay 22.88%1,8041,867-3.37%-0.65%
Barangay 35.41%3,3843,2892.89%0.54%
Barangay 44.71%2,9432,8473.37%0.63%
Barangay 51.55%9691,048-7.54%-1.48%
Barangay 60.78%4894821.45%0.27%
Barangay 70.63%395398-0.75%-0.14%
Barangay 87.50%4,6894,6710.39%0.07%
Bariri1.93%1,2091,1306.99%1.29%
Bugarot1.51%946952-0.63%-0.12%
Cansadan3.16%1,9781,38043.33%7.09%
Durog0.79%49628077.14%11.50%
Funda‑Dalipe9.40%5,8795,4986.93%1.28%
Igbonglo2.24%1,4011,3027.60%1.41%
Inabasan2.21%1,3821,3571.84%0.35%
Madrangca4.21%2,6302,25216.79%3.00%
Magcalon1.81%1,1321,0745.40%1.01%
Malaiba2.74%1,7121,6245.42%1.01%
Maybato Norte6.75%4,2193,71613.54%2.45%
Maybato Sur3.49%2,1851,65532.02%5.43%
Mojon2.43%1,5171,4385.49%1.02%
Pantao1.21%7567520.53%0.10%
San Angel3.95%2,4682,3106.84%1.27%
San Fernando4.33%2,7082,28318.62%3.30%
San Pedro9.17%5,7355,3008.21%1.51%
Supa2.30%1,4391,3784.43%0.83%
San Jose de Buenavista Total62,53457,8478.10%1.49%

Historical population

The population of San Jose de Buenavista grew from 17,124 in 1960 to 62,534 in 2015, an increase of 45,410 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.49%, or an increase of 4,687 people, from the previous population of 57,847 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,124
23,3843.09%
24,7301.13%
30,2664.12%
40,2672.90%
42,9271.21%
48,2612.54%
54,8711.79%
57,8471.94%
62,5341.49%

Location

The municipal center of San Jose de Buenavista is situated at approximately 10° 45' North, 121° 56' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.8 meters or 61.7 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 San Jose de Buenavista are Iloilo City, Passi, Bago, Bacolod, Talisay, and La Carlota. The nearest municipalities are Hamtic, Sibalom, Belison, San Remigio, Patnongon, and Tobias Fornier. Its distance from the national capital is 438.20 kilometers (272.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 438.20 kilometers (272.29 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 62,534, ranked 389 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.75 square kilometers, ranked 1,401 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,288 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 125 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.49%, ranked 665 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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