Cuartero, Capiz Profile – PhilAtlas

Cuartero, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count22
Postal code5811
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)106.58 km2 (41.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,408
Density (2015)257 / km2 (666 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 20' North, 122° 40' East (11.3411, 122.6694)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.1 meters (72.5 feet)

Cuartero is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Capiz.

The municipality has a land area of 106.58 square kilometers or 41.15 square miles which constitutes 4.11% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,408. This represented 3.60% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 257 inhabitants per square kilometer or 666 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cuartero has 22 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)
Agcabugao3.07%84273814.09%2.54%
Agdahon7.83%2,1452,0434.99%0.93%
Agnaga3.03%8317757.23%1.34%
Angub4.72%1,2941,2186.24%1.16%
Balingasag3.42%93783811.81%2.15%
Bito‑on Ilawod3.98%1,0921,095-0.27%-0.05%
Bito‑on Ilaya4.09%1,1211,220-8.11%-1.60%
Bun‑od2.58%7066538.12%1.50%
Carataya6.14%1,6821,5399.29%1.71%
Lunayan2.69%73661719.29%3.41%
Mahabang Sapa2.61%7147140.00%0.00%
Mahunodhunod5.79%1,5881,34018.51%3.29%
Maindang4.86%1,3321,14316.54%2.96%
Mainit4.46%1,2221,1298.24%1.52%
Malagab‑i5.98%1,6401,6231.05%0.20%
Nagba6.14%1,6821,37122.68%3.97%
Poblacion Ilawod4.17%1,1441,174-2.56%-0.49%
Poblacion Ilaya3.75%1,0299439.12%1.68%
Poblacion Takas6.28%1,7221,730-0.46%-0.09%
Puti‑an4.26%1,1681,05111.13%2.03%
San Antonio6.20%1,6991,5618.84%1.63%
Sinabsaban3.95%1,08294114.98%2.69%
Cuartero Total27,40825,4567.67%1.42%

Historical population

The population of Cuartero grew from 11,534 in 1960 to 27,408 in 2015, an increase of 15,874 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.42%, or an increase of 1,952 people, from the previous population of 25,456 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,534
14,4972.26%
17,6654.05%
18,5130.94%
22,5972.01%
26,4773.01%
24,286-1.83%
25,3060.57%
25,4560.22%
27,4081.42%

Location

The municipal center of Cuartero is situated at approximately 11° 20' North, 122° 40' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.1 meters or 72.5 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 Cuartero are Passi, Roxas City, Victorias, Silay, Iloilo City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Dao, Dumalag, Dumarao, Sigma, Mambusao, and Maayon. Its distance from the national capital is 403.52 kilometers (250.74 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dao, Capiz, 6.08 kilometers (3.78 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Dumalag, Capiz, 6.64 kilometers (4.13 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Dumarao, Capiz, 8.83 kilometers (5.49 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 8.86 kilometers (5.50 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Mambusao, Capiz, 12.52 kilometers (7.78 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 13.22 kilometers (8.22 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 403.52 kilometers (250.74 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,408, ranked 1,010 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,002 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 257 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 804 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.42%, ranked 720 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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