Capiz

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Capiz
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
CapitalRoxas
Total local government units
Cities1
Municipalities16
Barangays473
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)2,594.64 km2
(1,001.80 sq. mi)
Population (2015)761,384
Density (2015)293 per km2
(760 per sq. mi)
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Capiz is a province in the Philippines situated in the Western Visayas region occupying the western section of the Visayas. Its capital is the City of Roxas.

The province has a land area of 2,594.64 square kilometers or 1,001.80 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 761,384 representing 10.10% of the total population of the Western Visayas region, 3.93% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 0.75% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 293 inhabitants per square kilometer or 760 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Capiz is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Sibuyan Sea, Iloilo, and Aklan, Antique.

Local government units

Capiz has 16 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 473.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Cuarteromun27,408
(3.60%)
25,4561.42%106.58 km2
(41.15 sq mi)
257 per km2
(666 per sq mi)
22
Daomun32,496
(4.27%)
31,9110.35%88.64 km2
(34.22 sq mi)
367 per km2
(950 per sq mi)
20
Dumalagmun29,466
(3.87%)
29,2980.11%109.18 km2
(42.15 sq mi)
270 per km2
(699 per sq mi)
19
Dumaraomun46,157
(6.06%)
43,9860.92%232.56 km2
(89.79 sq mi)
198 per km2
(514 per sq mi)
33
Ivisanmun29,055
(3.82%)
26,7631.58%54.20 km2
(20.93 sq mi)
536 per km2
(1,388 per sq mi)
15
Jamindanmun36,677
(4.82%)
35,0020.89%412.03 km2
(159.09 sq mi)
89 per km2
(231 per sq mi)
30
Maayonmun38,416
(5.05%)
36,4301.02%142.32 km2
(54.95 sq mi)
270 per km2
(699 per sq mi)
32
Mambusaomun39,644
(5.21%)
37,6720.98%136.91 km2
(52.86 sq mi)
290 per km2
(750 per sq mi)
26
Panaymun46,114
(6.06%)
43,4491.14%116.37 km2
(44.93 sq mi)
396 per km2
(1,026 per sq mi)
42
Panitanmun40,289
(5.29%)
37,8951.17%89.88 km2
(34.70 sq mi)
448 per km2
(1,161 per sq mi)
26
Pilarmun45,287
(5.95%)
41,5721.64%77.99 km2
(30.11 sq mi)
581 per km2
(1,504 per sq mi)
24
Pontevedramun46,428
(6.10%)
43,5251.24%130.90 km2
(50.54 sq mi)
355 per km2
(919 per sq mi)
26
President Roxasmun29,676
(3.90%)
28,5610.73%77.88 km2
(30.07 sq mi)
381 per km2
(987 per sq mi)
22
Roxas Citycity (CC), capital167,003
(21.93%)
156,1971.28%95.07 km2
(36.71 sq mi)
1,757 per km2
(4,549 per sq mi)
47
Sapianmun25,821
(3.39%)
24,7790.79%105.24 km2
(40.63 sq mi)
245 per km2
(636 per sq mi)
10
Sigmamun30,134
(3.96%)
29,1380.64%101.71 km2
(39.27 sq mi)
296 per km2
(767 per sq mi)
21
Tapazmun51,313
(6.74%)
48,0511.26%517.18 km2
(199.68 sq mi)
99 per km2
(257 per sq mi)
58
Capiz Total761,384719,6851.08%2,594.64 km2
(1,001.80 sq mi)
293 per km2
(760 per sq mi)
473
Historical population

The population of Capiz grew from 315,079 in 1960 to 761,384 in 2015, an increase of 446,305 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 41,699 people, from the previous population of 719,685 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2119,948
1918 Dec 31155,3421.65%
1939 Jan 1228,6601.95%
1948 Oct 1244,8890.71%
1960 Feb 15315,0792.24%
1970 May 6394,0412.21%
1975 May 1445,7162.50%
1980 May 1492,2312.00%
1990 May 1584,0911.73%
1995 Sep 1624,4691.26%
2000 May 1654,1561.00%
2007 Aug 1701,6640.97%
2010 May 1719,6850.93%
2015 Aug 1761,3841.08%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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