Sebaste
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count10
Postal code5709
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)111.64 km2
(43.10 sq. mi)
Population (2015)17,907
Density (2015)160 per km2
(415 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 35' North, 122° 6' East
(11.5899 ° N, 122.0953 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
8.7 meters
(28.4 feet)
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Sebaste is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 111.64 square kilometers or 43.10 square miles which constitutes 4.09% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 17,907 representing 3.08% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 160 inhabitants per square kilometer or 415 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sebaste has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Abiera15.82%2,8322,6735.95%1.11%
Aguila7.97%1,4271,4101.21%0.23%
Alegre3.21%5755249.73%1.78%
Aras‑Asan9.45%1,6931,6433.04%0.57%
Bacalan13.79%2,4702,3325.92%1.10%
Callan10.04%1,7971,6896.39%1.19%
Idio12.45%2,2292,1981.41%0.27%
Nauhon5.34%9578996.45%1.20%
P. Javier1.50%2692488.47%1.56%
Poblacion20.43%3,6583,6540.11%0.02%
Sebaste Total17,90717,2703.69%0.69%
Historical population

The population of Sebaste grew from 8,773 in 1970 to 17,907 in 2015, an increase of 9,134 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-0.17%, 4.06%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 637 people, from the previous population of 17,270 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 150
1970 May 68,773
1975 May 19,2050.97%
1980 May 110,3692.41%
1990 May 112,5531.93%
1995 Sep 112,438-0.17%
2000 May 114,9734.06%
2007 Aug 115,8400.78%
2010 May 117,2703.20%
2015 Aug 117,9070.69%
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The town center of Sebaste is situated at approximately 11° 35' North, 122° 6' East, which has an elevation estimated at 8.7 meters or 28.4 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 Sebaste are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pandan, Culasi, Malinao, Madalag, Makato, and Libacao. Its distance from the national capital is 353.32 kilometers (219.54 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Pandan, Antique, 14.37 kilometers (8.93 miles) to the North (N0°W)
  • Culasi, Antique, 18.66 kilometers (11.59 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 23.91 kilometers (14.86 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Madalag, Aklan, 24.05 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Makato, Aklan, 25.38 kilometers (15.77 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • Libacao, Aklan, 25.62 kilometers (15.92 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S62°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 353.32 kilometers (219.54 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°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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