Sigma, Capiz Profile – PhilAtlas

Sigma, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count21
Postal code5816
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)101.71 km2 (39.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,134
Density (2015)296 / km2 (767 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 25' North, 122° 40' East (11.4211, 122.6658)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.0 meters (49.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 101.71 square kilometers or 39.27 square miles which constitutes 3.92% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,134. This represented 3.96% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 767 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sigma has 21 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)
Acbo3.37%1,0171,126-9.68%-1.92%
Amaga7.51%2,2632,0858.54%1.57%
Balucuan3.93%1,1851,1215.71%1.06%
Bangonbangon4.29%1,2921,2662.05%0.39%
Capuyhan1.74%525563-6.75%-1.32%
Cogon3.62%1,0921,0761.49%0.28%
Dayhagon2.88%8698196.11%1.13%
Guintas2.88%869881-1.36%-0.26%
Malapad Cogon4.34%1,3081,2028.82%1.62%
Mangoso8.24%2,4832,2958.19%1.51%
Mansacul3.00%905928-2.48%-0.48%
Matangcong3.84%1,1561,0876.35%1.18%
Matinabus3.68%1,1101,0584.91%0.92%
Mianay12.14%3,6583,29710.95%2.00%
Oyong3.54%1,0681,0571.04%0.20%
Pagbunitan4.36%1,3131,2703.39%0.64%
Parian10.33%3,1133,0571.83%0.35%
Pinamalatican2.49%749796-5.90%-1.15%
Poblacion Norte4.67%1,4081,24213.37%2.42%
Poblacion Sur6.29%1,8962,138-11.32%-2.26%
Tawog2.84%85577410.47%1.91%
Sigma Total30,13429,1383.42%0.64%

Historical population

The population of Sigma grew from 12,649 in 1960 to 30,134 in 2015, an increase of 17,485 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 996 people, from the previous population of 29,138 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,649
15,9112.27%
18,5363.11%
20,0431.58%
25,0892.27%
25,8010.53%
27,3661.27%
28,7090.66%
29,1380.54%
30,1340.64%

Location

The municipal center of Sigma is situated at approximately 11° 25' North, 122° 40' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.0 meters or 49.3 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 Sigma are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Iloilo City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Dao, Mambusao, Cuartero, Sapian, Ivisan, and Panitan. Its distance from the national capital is 395.46 kilometers (245.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dao, Capiz, 3.69 kilometers (2.29 miles) to the Southeast (S35°E)
  • Mambusao, Capiz, 7.84 kilometers (4.87 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Cuartero, Capiz, 8.86 kilometers (5.50 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Sapian, Capiz, 10.53 kilometers (6.54 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Ivisan, Capiz, 11.45 kilometers (7.11 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)
  • Panitan, Capiz, 12.15 kilometers (7.55 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 395.46 kilometers (245.73 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,134, ranked 933 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,032 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 296 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 678 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 1,325 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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