Sebaste, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (415 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 35' North, 122° 6' East (11.5899, 122.0953)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.7 meters (28.4 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,907. This represented 3.08% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 160 inhabitants per square kilometer or 415 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sebaste has 10 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,773
9,2050.97%
10,3692.41%
12,5531.93%
12,438-0.17%
14,9734.06%
15,8400.78%
17,2703.20%
17,9070.69%

Location

The municipal center of Sebaste is situated at approximately 11° 35' North, 122° 6' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,907, ranked 1,321 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.10 square kilometers, ranked 967 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 160 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,121 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.69%, ranked 1,309 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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