Iloilo

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Iloilo
Typeprovince
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
Highly urbanized cities1
Cities1
Municipalities42
Barangays [note]1,721
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea, Visayan Sea, Jintotolo Channel
Area (2007) [note]5,000.83 km2 (1,930.83 sq mi)
Population (2015) [note]1,936,423
Density (2015) [note]387 / km2 (1,003 / sq mi)
[note] Figures exclude highly urbanized cities

Iloilo is a province in the Philippines situated in the Western Visayas region occupying the western section of the Visayas.

The province has a land area of 5,000.83 square kilometers or 1,930.83 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,936,423. This represented 25.69% of the total population of the Western Visayas region, 10.00% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 1.92% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 387 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,003 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Iloilo is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Capiz, Jintotolo Channel, Visayan Sea, Guimaras Strait, Iloilo Strait, Panay Gulf, and Antique.

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Local government units

Iloilo has 42 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,721. The City of Iloilo serves as the provincial capital, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Ajuymunicipality52,26847,2481.94%175.57 km2 (67.79 sq mi)298 / km2 (771 / sq mi)34
Alimodianmunicipality38,40837,4840.46%144.82 km2 (55.92 sq mi)265 / km2 (687 / sq mi)51
Anilaomunicipality28,68427,4860.82%100.31 km2 (38.73 sq mi)286 / km2 (741 / sq mi)21
Badianganmunicipality27,00526,2180.56%77.50 km2 (29.92 sq mi)348 / km2 (903 / sq mi)31
Balasanmunicipality33,08829,7242.06%54.27 km2 (20.95 sq mi)610 / km2 (1,579 / sq mi)23
Banatemunicipality32,53229,5431.85%102.89 km2 (39.73 sq mi)316 / km2 (819 / sq mi)18
Barotac Nuevomunicipality54,14651,8670.82%94.49 km2 (36.48 sq mi)573 / km2 (1,484 / sq mi)29
Barotac Viejomunicipality45,80841,4701.91%185.78 km2 (71.73 sq mi)247 / km2 (639 / sq mi)26
Batadmunicipality21,29819,3851.81%53.10 km2 (20.50 sq mi)401 / km2 (1,039 / sq mi)24
Bingawanmunicipality15,19913,4322.38%85.20 km2 (32.90 sq mi)178 / km2 (462 / sq mi)14
Cabatuanmunicipality58,44254,9501.18%112.90 km2 (43.59 sq mi)518 / km2 (1,341 / sq mi)68
Calinogmunicipality60,41354,4302.01%274.55 km2 (106.00 sq mi)220 / km2 (570 / sq mi)59
Carlesmunicipality68,16062,6901.61%104.05 km2 (40.17 sq mi)655 / km2 (1,697 / sq mi)33
Concepcionmunicipality43,15939,6171.64%86.12 km2 (33.25 sq mi)501 / km2 (1,298 / sq mi)25
Dinglemunicipality45,33543,2900.88%98.37 km2 (37.98 sq mi)461 / km2 (1,194 / sq mi)33
Dueñasmunicipality34,24233,6710.32%90.52 km2 (34.95 sq mi)378 / km2 (980 / sq mi)47
Dumangasmunicipality69,10866,1080.85%128.70 km2 (49.69 sq mi)537 / km2 (1,391 / sq mi)45
Estanciamunicipality48,54642,6662.49%29.38 km2 (11.34 sq mi)1,652 / km2 (4,281 / sq mi)25
Guimbalmunicipality33,82032,3250.86%44.61 km2 (17.22 sq mi)758 / km2 (1,964 / sq mi)33
Igbarasmunicipality32,00431,3470.40%148.72 km2 (57.42 sq mi)215 / km2 (557 / sq mi)46
Janiuaymunicipality63,90563,0310.26%179.10 km2 (69.15 sq mi)357 / km2 (924 / sq mi)60
Lambunaomunicipality73,64069,0231.24%407.09 km2 (157.18 sq mi)181 / km2 (469 / sq mi)73
Leganesmunicipality32,48029,4381.89%32.20 km2 (12.43 sq mi)1,009 / km2 (2,613 / sq mi)18
Lemerymunicipality30,85127,4412.26%119.90 km2 (46.29 sq mi)257 / km2 (666 / sq mi)31
Leonmunicipality49,87547,5220.92%140.20 km2 (54.13 sq mi)356 / km2 (921 / sq mi)85
Maasinmunicipality36,92235,0690.99%128.59 km2 (49.65 sq mi)287 / km2 (744 / sq mi)50
Miagaomunicipality67,56564,5450.87%156.80 km2 (60.54 sq mi)431 / km2 (1,116 / sq mi)119
Minamunicipality23,54621,7851.49%43.40 km2 (16.76 sq mi)543 / km2 (1,405 / sq mi)22
New Lucenamunicipality23,24022,1740.90%44.10 km2 (17.03 sq mi)527 / km2 (1,365 / sq mi)21
Otonmunicipality89,11582,5721.46%86.44 km2 (33.37 sq mi)1,031 / km2 (2,671 / sq mi)37
Passicity (CC)80,54479,6630.21%251.39 km2 (97.06 sq mi)320 / km2 (830 / sq mi)51
Paviamunicipality55,60343,6144.73%27.15 km2 (10.48 sq mi)2,048 / km2 (5,306 / sq mi)18
Pototanmunicipality75,07070,9551.08%97.10 km2 (37.49 sq mi)773 / km2 (2,002 / sq mi)50
San Dionisiomunicipality38,77533,6502.74%127.06 km2 (49.06 sq mi)305 / km2 (790 / sq mi)29
San Enriquemunicipality33,91132,4220.86%110.28 km2 (42.58 sq mi)307 / km2 (796 / sq mi)28
San Joaquinmunicipality51,89251,6450.09%234.84 km2 (90.67 sq mi)221 / km2 (572 / sq mi)85
San Miguelmunicipality27,68625,0131.95%31.97 km2 (12.34 sq mi)866 / km2 (2,244 / sq mi)24
San Rafaelmunicipality16,53214,6552.32%67.05 km2 (25.89 sq mi)247 / km2 (639 / sq mi)9
Santa Barbaramunicipality60,21555,4721.57%131.96 km2 (50.95 sq mi)456 / km2 (1,182 / sq mi)60
Saramunicipality52,63146,8892.22%169.02 km2 (65.26 sq mi)311 / km2 (806 / sq mi)42
Tigbauanmunicipality62,70658,8141.23%83.68 km2 (32.31 sq mi)749 / km2 (1,941 / sq mi)52
Tubunganmunicipality22,44921,5400.79%85.18 km2 (32.89 sq mi)264 / km2 (683 / sq mi)48
Zarragamunicipality25,60523,6931.49%54.48 km2 (21.03 sq mi)470 / km2 (1,218 / sq mi)24
Iloilo Total1,936,4231,805,5761.34%5,000.83 km2 (1,930.83 sq mi)387 / km2 (1,003 / sq mi)1,721

Historical population

The population of Iloilo grew from 757,440 in 1960 to 1,936,423 in 2015, an increase of 1,178,983 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 130,847 people, from the previous population of 1,805,576 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
329,993
397,8541.19%
589,1981.98%
665,5631.26%
757,4401.14%
885,2211.54%
1,001,5072.51%
1,096,4321.83%
1,337,9812.01%
1,415,0221.05%
1,559,1822.10%
1,691,8781.13%
1,805,5762.40%
1,936,4231.34%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Iloilo as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (New Route)

Secondary Roads

  • Barotac Nuevo-Dumangas-Dacutan Wharf Road
  • Cabatuan-New Lucena-Banga-Bante Road
  • Iloilo City-Leganes-Dumangas Coastal Road
  • Iloilo East Coast-Capiz Road
  • Iloilo East Coast-Estancia Wharf Road
  • Iloilo-Antique Road
  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (Old Route)
  • Leganes-Santa Barbara Road
  • New Lucena-Santa Barbara Road
  • Passi-Calinog Road
  • Passi-San Rafael-Lemery-Sara Road
  • Santa Barbara By-Pass Road
  • Sen. Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Avenue
  • Tiolas-Sinugbuhan Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Ajuy-Jamul-awon-Concepcion Road
  • Baje-Ngi-ngi-an-Bingawan Road
  • Balabag-Maquina-Cayos-Patlad Road
  • Balasan-Carles Road
  • Banga Bante-Banga-Polot-an-Barotac Nuevo Road
  • Banga-Polot-an-Pototan Pob Road
  • Barotac Viejo-San Rafael Road
  • Concepcion-San Dionisio Road
  • Dingle P.A. Cadre Road
  • Dueñas Diversion Road
  • Guimbal-Igbaras-Tubungan-Leon Road
  • Guimbal-Tubungan Road
  • Guintas-Barotac Nuevo Road
  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (Pavia Diversion)
  • Janiuay-Badiangan-Tina Road
  • Junction Bancal-Leon-Antique Boundary Road
  • Lambunao-INCA Road
  • Lub-lub-Calao-Rosario-Cansilayan Road
  • Lublub-Bolilao-Salad Road
  • Mandurriao-San Miguel-Alimodian-Maasin-Cabatuan Road
  • Miagao Cadre Road
  • Miagao-Igbaras Road
  • Oton-Buray-Santa Monica-San Antonio-San Miguel Road
  • Oton-Mambog-Cabolo-an-Abilay-San Jose Road
  • Oton-Pakiad-Mandurriao Road
  • Passi-San Enrique-Garrita Road
  • Pototan-Mina-Janiuay Road
  • Pototan-Tabugon Road
  • Pototan-Tina-Lambunao Road
  • San Dionisio-Capinang Road
  • San Rafael-Dumarao Road
  • Sara PNP Barracks Road
  • Sara-Concepcion Road
  • Sara-San Dionisio Road
  • Tigbauan-Cordova-Leon Junction Road
  • Tiwi-Talisay-Guintas Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,936,423, ranked 12 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,930.83 square kilometers, ranked 21 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 387 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 13 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.34%, ranked 39 out of 81

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.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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