Panay, Capiz Profile – PhilAtlas

Panay, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count42
Postal code5801
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)116.37 km2 (44.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)46,114
Density (2015)396 / km2 (1,026 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 33' North, 122° 47' East (11.5544, 122.7909)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.7 meters (25.2 feet)

Panay is a coastal municipality in the province of Capiz.

The municipality has a land area of 116.37 square kilometers or 44.93 square miles which constitutes 4.49% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 46,114. This represented 6.06% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 396 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,026 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panay has 42 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)
Agbalo2.76%1,2711,394-8.82%-1.74%
Agbanban2.14%98588910.80%1.97%
Agojo3.83%1,7671,6626.32%1.17%
Anhawon2.30%1,0591,061-0.19%-0.04%
Bagacay1.20%55550210.56%1.93%
Bago Chiquito2.54%1,17393325.72%4.45%
Bago Grande1.84%84976910.40%1.90%
Bahit0.87%4003669.29%1.71%
Bantique2.83%1,3061,510-13.51%-2.73%
Bato4.39%2,0261,65022.79%3.99%
Binangig1.03%473513-7.80%-1.53%
Binantuan1.54%7086961.72%0.33%
Bonga4.32%1,9931,55827.92%4.80%
Buntod2.40%1,10886128.69%4.92%
Butacal2.83%1,3041,2603.49%0.66%
Cabugao Este1.99%91677518.19%3.23%
Cabugao Oeste1.98%9158724.93%0.92%
Calapawan3.49%1,6081,4729.24%1.70%
Calitan2.53%1,1671,300-10.23%-2.03%
Candual2.98%1,3731,3561.25%0.24%
Cogon2.20%1,0139368.23%1.52%
Daga3.44%1,5881,661-4.39%-0.85%
Ilamnay0.35%163240-32.08%-7.10%
Jamul‑awon1.78%823991-16.95%-3.48%
Lanipga2.13%98075929.12%4.99%
Lat‑Asan1.67%7717039.67%1.77%
Libon2.10%9709274.64%0.87%
Linao1.84%84970021.29%3.74%
Linateran2.45%1,1291,154-2.17%-0.42%
Lomboy2.07%95583614.23%2.57%
Lus‑Onan2.00%922933-1.18%-0.23%
Magubilan1.96%9048575.48%1.02%
Navitas3.13%1,4431,30310.74%1.96%
Pawa5.45%2,5152,4661.99%0.38%
Pili0.66%30324722.67%3.97%
Poblacion Ilawod1.26%579590-1.86%-0.36%
Poblacion Ilaya3.25%1,5011,3957.60%1.40%
Poblacion Tabuc2.20%1,01583920.98%3.69%
Talasa0.76%35129518.98%3.36%
Tanza Norte3.72%1,7171,741-1.38%-0.26%
Tanza Sur3.03%1,3981,10826.17%4.53%
Tico2.75%1,2691,369-7.30%-1.43%
Panay Total46,11443,4496.13%1.14%

Historical population

The population of Panay grew from 19,952 in 1960 to 46,114 in 2015, an increase of 26,162 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 2,665 people, from the previous population of 43,449 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,952
24,0741.85%
27,4792.69%
31,6502.87%
36,8171.52%
39,1241.15%
40,5990.80%
42,3570.59%
43,4490.93%
46,1141.14%

Location

The municipal center of Panay is situated at approximately 11° 33' North, 122° 47' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.2 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 Panay are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Cadiz, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pontevedra, Panitan, Ivisan, Maayon, Sigma, and President Roxas. Its distance from the national capital is 389.09 kilometers (241.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pontevedra, Capiz, 9.24 kilometers (5.74 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S29°E)
  • Panitan, Capiz, 10.39 kilometers (6.45 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Ivisan, Capiz, 11.51 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S72°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 18.50 kilometers (11.50 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 20.09 kilometers (12.49 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • President Roxas, Capiz, 20.14 kilometers (12.52 miles) to the Southeast (S47°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 389.09 kilometers (241.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 46,114, ranked 586 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.93 square kilometers, ranked 930 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 396 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 500 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, ranked 955 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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