Iloilo

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Iloilo
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
CapitalIloilo City
Total local government units
Highly urbanized cities1
Cities1
Municipalities42
Barangays [note]1,901
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 per km2
(1,003 per sq. mi)
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[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. The 2015 Census records its population as 1,936,423 representing 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 such 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.

Local government units

Iloilo has 42 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,901. The City of Iloilo City serves as the provincial capital, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Ajuymun52,268
(2.70%)
47,2481.94%175.57 km2
(67.79 sq mi)
298 per km2
(771 per sq mi)
34
Alimodianmun38,408
(1.98%)
37,4840.46%144.82 km2
(55.92 sq mi)
265 per km2
(687 per sq mi)
51
Anilaomun28,684
(1.48%)
27,4860.82%100.31 km2
(38.73 sq mi)
286 per km2
(741 per sq mi)
21
Badianganmun27,005
(1.39%)
26,2180.56%77.50 km2
(29.92 sq mi)
348 per km2
(903 per sq mi)
31
Balasanmun33,088
(1.71%)
29,7242.06%54.27 km2
(20.95 sq mi)
610 per km2
(1,579 per sq mi)
23
Banatemun32,532
(1.68%)
29,5431.85%102.89 km2
(39.73 sq mi)
316 per km2
(819 per sq mi)
18
Barotac Nuevomun54,146
(2.80%)
51,8670.82%94.49 km2
(36.48 sq mi)
573 per km2
(1,484 per sq mi)
29
Barotac Viejomun45,808
(2.37%)
41,4701.91%185.78 km2
(71.73 sq mi)
247 per km2
(639 per sq mi)
26
Batadmun21,298
(1.10%)
19,3851.81%53.10 km2
(20.50 sq mi)
401 per km2
(1,039 per sq mi)
24
Bingawanmun15,199
(0.78%)
13,4322.38%85.20 km2
(32.90 sq mi)
178 per km2
(462 per sq mi)
14
Cabatuanmun58,442
(3.02%)
54,9501.18%112.90 km2
(43.59 sq mi)
518 per km2
(1,341 per sq mi)
68
Calinogmun60,413
(3.12%)
54,4302.01%274.55 km2
(106.00 sq mi)
220 per km2
(570 per sq mi)
59
Carlesmun68,160
(3.52%)
62,6901.61%104.05 km2
(40.17 sq mi)
655 per km2
(1,697 per sq mi)
33
Concepcionmun43,159
(2.23%)
39,6171.64%86.12 km2
(33.25 sq mi)
501 per km2
(1,298 per sq mi)
25
Dinglemun45,335
(2.34%)
43,2900.88%98.37 km2
(37.98 sq mi)
461 per km2
(1,194 per sq mi)
33
Dueñasmun34,242
(1.77%)
33,6710.32%90.52 km2
(34.95 sq mi)
378 per km2
(980 per sq mi)
47
Dumangasmun69,108
(3.57%)
66,1080.85%128.70 km2
(49.69 sq mi)
537 per km2
(1,391 per sq mi)
45
Estanciamun48,546
(2.51%)
42,6662.49%29.38 km2
(11.34 sq mi)
1,652 per km2
(4,281 per sq mi)
25
Guimbalmun33,820
(1.75%)
32,3250.86%44.61 km2
(17.22 sq mi)
758 per km2
(1,964 per sq mi)
33
Igbarasmun32,004
(1.65%)
31,3470.40%148.72 km2
(57.42 sq mi)
215 per km2
(557 per sq mi)
46
Iloilo Citycity (HUC), capital, regional center447,992
(–)
424,6191.03%78.34 km2
(30.25 sq mi)
5,719 per km2
(14,810 per sq mi)
180
Janiuaymun63,905
(3.30%)
63,0310.26%179.10 km2
(69.15 sq mi)
357 per km2
(924 per sq mi)
60
Lambunaomun73,640
(3.80%)
69,0231.24%407.09 km2
(157.18 sq mi)
181 per km2
(469 per sq mi)
73
Leganesmun32,480
(1.68%)
29,4381.89%32.20 km2
(12.43 sq mi)
1,009 per km2
(2,613 per sq mi)
18
Lemerymun30,851
(1.59%)
27,4412.26%119.90 km2
(46.29 sq mi)
257 per km2
(666 per sq mi)
31
Leonmun49,875
(2.58%)
47,5220.92%140.20 km2
(54.13 sq mi)
356 per km2
(921 per sq mi)
85
Maasinmun36,922
(1.91%)
35,0690.99%128.59 km2
(49.65 sq mi)
287 per km2
(744 per sq mi)
50
Miagaomun67,565
(3.49%)
64,5450.87%156.80 km2
(60.54 sq mi)
431 per km2
(1,116 per sq mi)
119
Minamun23,546
(1.22%)
21,7851.49%43.40 km2
(16.76 sq mi)
543 per km2
(1,405 per sq mi)
22
New Lucenamun23,240
(1.20%)
22,1740.90%44.10 km2
(17.03 sq mi)
527 per km2
(1,365 per sq mi)
21
Otonmun89,115
(4.60%)
82,5721.46%86.44 km2
(33.37 sq mi)
1,031 per km2
(2,671 per sq mi)
37
Passicity (CC)80,544
(4.16%)
79,6630.21%251.39 km2
(97.06 sq mi)
320 per km2
(830 per sq mi)
51
Paviamun55,603
(2.87%)
43,6144.73%27.15 km2
(10.48 sq mi)
2,048 per km2
(5,306 per sq mi)
18
Pototanmun75,070
(3.88%)
70,9551.08%97.10 km2
(37.49 sq mi)
773 per km2
(2,002 per sq mi)
50
San Dionisiomun38,775
(2.00%)
33,6502.74%127.06 km2
(49.06 sq mi)
305 per km2
(790 per sq mi)
29
San Enriquemun33,911
(1.75%)
32,4220.86%110.28 km2
(42.58 sq mi)
307 per km2
(796 per sq mi)
28
San Joaquinmun51,892
(2.68%)
51,6450.09%234.84 km2
(90.67 sq mi)
221 per km2
(572 per sq mi)
85
San Miguelmun27,686
(1.43%)
25,0131.95%31.97 km2
(12.34 sq mi)
866 per km2
(2,244 per sq mi)
24
San Rafaelmun16,532
(0.85%)
14,6552.32%67.05 km2
(25.89 sq mi)
247 per km2
(639 per sq mi)
9
Santa Barbaramun60,215
(3.11%)
55,4721.57%131.96 km2
(50.95 sq mi)
456 per km2
(1,182 per sq mi)
60
Saramun52,631
(2.72%)
46,8892.22%169.02 km2
(65.26 sq mi)
311 per km2
(806 per sq mi)
42
Tigbauanmun62,706
(3.24%)
58,8141.23%83.68 km2
(32.31 sq mi)
749 per km2
(1,941 per sq mi)
52
Tubunganmun22,449
(1.16%)
21,5400.79%85.18 km2
(32.89 sq mi)
264 per km2
(683 per sq mi)
48
Zarragamun25,605
(1.32%)
23,6931.49%54.48 km2
(21.03 sq mi)
470 per km2
(1,218 per sq mi)
24
Iloilo Total [1]1,936,4231,805,5761.34%5,000.83 km2
(1,930.83 sq mi)
387 per km2
(1,003 per sq mi)
1,901
  1. [1]Totals exclude the highly urbanized city of Iloilo
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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2329,993
1918 Dec 31397,8541.19%
1939 Jan 1589,1981.98%
1948 Oct 1665,5631.26%
1960 Feb 15757,4401.14%
1970 May 6885,2211.54%
1975 May 11,001,5072.51%
1980 May 11,096,4321.83%
1990 May 11,337,9812.01%
1995 Sep 11,415,0221.05%
2000 May 11,559,1822.10%
2007 Aug 11,691,8781.13%
2010 May 11,805,5762.40%
2015 Aug 11,936,4231.34%

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.
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