San Jose de Buenavista
Province of Antique

Summary data
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 per km2
(3,335 per sq. mi)
Coordinates10° 45' North, 121° 56' East
(10.7436 ° N, 121.9411 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
18.8 meters
(61.7 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 62,534 representing 10.74% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,288 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,335 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

San Jose de Buenavista has 28 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [1.13%, 4.12%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1517,124
1970 May 623,3843.09%
1975 May 124,7301.13%
1980 May 130,2664.12%
1990 May 140,2672.90%
1995 Sep 142,9271.21%
2000 May 148,2612.54%
2007 Aug 154,8711.79%
2010 May 157,8471.94%
2015 Aug 162,5341.49%
Map

The town center of San Jose de Buenavista is situated at approximately 10° 45' North, 121° 56' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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