Maayon, Capiz Profile – PhilAtlas

Maayon, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count32
Postal code5809
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)142.32 km2 (54.95 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,416
Density (2015)270 / km2 (699 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 23' North, 122° 47' East (11.3874, 122.7811)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.0 meters (46.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 142.32 square kilometers or 54.95 square miles which constitutes 5.49% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,416. This represented 5.05% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 270 inhabitants per square kilometer or 699 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maayon has 32 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)
Aglimocon3.44%1,3211,2872.64%0.50%
Alasaging2.29%8788128.13%1.50%
Alayunan1.59%61147728.09%4.83%
Balighot3.81%1,4631,488-1.68%-0.32%
Batabat3.47%1,3341,19911.26%2.05%
Bongbongan3.05%1,1701,171-0.09%-0.02%
Cabungahan3.91%1,5011,4553.16%0.59%
Canapian3.95%1,5181,4772.78%0.52%
Carataya2.56%9841,078-8.72%-1.72%
Duluan1.72%66253723.28%4.06%
East Villaflores4.32%1,6591,5556.69%1.24%
Fernandez1.60%616629-2.07%-0.40%
Guinbi‑alan1.92%737754-2.25%-0.43%
Indayagan3.59%1,3791,3601.40%0.26%
Jebaca2.11%8097429.03%1.66%
Maalan2.39%9208577.35%1.36%
Manayupit2.59%9969485.06%0.94%
New Guia3.01%1,1581,1104.32%0.81%
Old Guia2.24%860877-1.94%-0.37%
Palaguian2.81%1,0809909.09%1.67%
Parallan1.95%74962819.27%3.41%
Piña2.60%1,00076430.89%5.26%
Poblacion Ilawod3.06%1,1741,281-8.35%-1.65%
Poblacion Ilaya4.90%1,8831,63415.24%2.74%
Poblacion Tabuc4.14%1,5901,608-1.12%-0.21%
Quevedo3.92%1,5061,4543.58%0.67%
Quinabonglan2.77%1,06484925.32%4.39%
Quinat‑uyan3.08%1,1821,183-0.08%-0.02%
Salgan3.71%1,4241,25813.20%2.39%
Tapulang3.93%1,5111,35411.60%2.11%
Tuburan5.94%2,2822,1884.30%0.80%
West Villaflores3.63%1,3951,426-2.17%-0.42%
Maayon Total38,41636,4305.45%1.02%

Historical population

The population of Maayon grew from 16,386 in 1960 to 38,416 in 2015, an increase of 22,030 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 1,986 people, from the previous population of 36,430 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,386
20,2292.08%
23,0752.68%
25,7152.19%
29,8081.49%
30,3330.33%
32,7001.62%
35,4481.12%
36,4301.00%
38,4161.02%

Location

The municipal center of Maayon is situated at approximately 11° 23' North, 122° 47' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.0 meters or 46.0 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 Maayon are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Talisay, and Cadiz. The nearest municipalities are Panitan, Dao, Pontevedra, Sigma, Cuartero, and President Roxas. Its distance from the national capital is 404.66 kilometers (251.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Panitan, Capiz, 8.48 kilometers (5.27 miles) to the North (N9°W)
  • Dao, Capiz, 10.49 kilometers (6.52 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Pontevedra, Capiz, 11.86 kilometers (7.37 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 13.12 kilometers (8.15 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)
  • Cuartero, Capiz, 13.22 kilometers (8.22 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • President Roxas, Capiz, 16.56 kilometers (10.29 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 404.66 kilometers (251.45 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,416, ranked 726 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 54.95 square kilometers, ranked 784 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 270 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 761 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 1,067 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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