Bohol

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Bohol
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
CapitalTagbilaran
Total local government units
Cities1
Municipalities47
Barangays1,109
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Camotes Sea, Cebu Strait, Canigao Channel
Area (2007)4,820.95 km2
(1,861.38 sq. mi)
Population (2015)1,313,560
Density (2015)272 per km2
(706 per sq. mi)
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Bohol is a province in the Philippines situated in the Central Visayas region occupying the central section of the Visayas. Its capital is the City of Tagbilaran.

The province has a land area of 4,820.95 square kilometers or 1,861.38 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 1,313,560 representing 17.76% of the total population of the Central Visayas region, 6.78% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 1.30% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 272 inhabitants per square kilometer or 706 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Bohol is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by Camotes Sea, Canigao Channel, Bohol Sea, and the Cebu Strait.

Local government units

Bohol has 47 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,109.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Alburquerquemun10,540
(0.80%)
9,9211.16%26.98 km2
(10.42 sq mi)
391 per km2
(1,012 per sq mi)
11
Aliciamun23,517
(1.79%)
22,2851.03%114.50 km2
(44.21 sq mi)
205 per km2
(532 per sq mi)
15
Andamun16,462
(1.25%)
16,909-0.51%61.89 km2
(23.90 sq mi)
266 per km2
(689 per sq mi)
16
Antequeramun14,425
(1.10%)
14,481-0.07%118.60 km2
(45.79 sq mi)
122 per km2
(315 per sq mi)
21
Baclayonmun20,591
(1.57%)
18,6301.92%34.43 km2
(13.29 sq mi)
598 per km2
(1,549 per sq mi)
17
Balilihanmun17,903
(1.36%)
17,1470.82%127.27 km2
(49.14 sq mi)
141 per km2
(364 per sq mi)
31
Batuanmun12,767
(0.97%)
12,4310.51%48.79 km2
(18.84 sq mi)
262 per km2
(678 per sq mi)
15
Bien Unidomun27,115
(2.06%)
25,7960.95%27.39 km2
(10.58 sq mi)
990 per km2
(2,563 per sq mi)
15
Bilarmun17,590
(1.34%)
17,0980.54%129.71 km2
(50.08 sq mi)
136 per km2
(351 per sq mi)
19
Buenavistamun27,261
(2.08%)
27,0310.16%96.00 km2
(37.07 sq mi)
284 per km2
(735 per sq mi)
35
Calapemun30,863
(2.35%)
30,1460.45%75.36 km2
(29.10 sq mi)
410 per km2
(1,061 per sq mi)
33
Candijaymun29,475
(2.24%)
29,0430.28%103.26 km2
(39.87 sq mi)
285 per km2
(739 per sq mi)
21
Carmenmun46,306
(3.53%)
43,5791.16%239.45 km2
(92.45 sq mi)
193 per km2
(501 per sq mi)
29
Catigbianmun22,675
(1.73%)
22,686-0.01%113.33 km2
(43.76 sq mi)
200 per km2
(518 per sq mi)
22
Clarinmun20,301
(1.55%)
20,2960.00%52.12 km2
(20.12 sq mi)
390 per km2
(1,009 per sq mi)
24
Corellamun8,479
(0.65%)
7,6991.85%37.22 km2
(14.37 sq mi)
228 per km2
(590 per sq mi)
8
Cortesmun16,954
(1.29%)
15,2941.98%27.32 km2
(10.55 sq mi)
621 per km2
(1,607 per sq mi)
14
Dagohoymun19,158
(1.46%)
18,8680.29%77.59 km2
(29.96 sq mi)
247 per km2
(639 per sq mi)
15
Danaomun17,890
(1.36%)
17,952-0.07%162.76 km2
(62.84 sq mi)
110 per km2
(285 per sq mi)
17
Dauismun45,663
(3.48%)
39,4482.82%43.33 km2
(16.73 sq mi)
1,054 per km2
(2,729 per sq mi)
12
Dimiaomun14,364
(1.09%)
15,166-1.03%135.75 km2
(52.41 sq mi)
106 per km2
(274 per sq mi)
35
Dueromun17,876
(1.36%)
17,5800.32%97.30 km2
(37.57 sq mi)
184 per km2
(476 per sq mi)
21
Garcia Hernandezmun24,194
(1.84%)
23,0380.94%127.50 km2
(49.23 sq mi)
190 per km2
(491 per sq mi)
30
Getafemun30,955
(2.36%)
27,7882.08%120.50 km2
(46.53 sq mi)
257 per km2
(665 per sq mi)
24
Guindulmanmun32,408
(2.47%)
31,7890.37%179.17 km2
(69.18 sq mi)
181 per km2
(468 per sq mi)
19
Inabangamun45,880
(3.49%)
43,2911.11%125.63 km2
(48.51 sq mi)
365 per km2
(946 per sq mi)
50
Jagnamun33,892
(2.58%)
32,5660.76%168.49 km2
(65.05 sq mi)
201 per km2
(521 per sq mi)
33
Lilamun12,257
(0.93%)
11,9850.43%40.50 km2
(15.64 sq mi)
303 per km2
(784 per sq mi)
18
Loaymun16,691
(1.27%)
16,2610.50%48.24 km2
(18.63 sq mi)
346 per km2
(896 per sq mi)
24
Lobocmun15,993
(1.22%)
16,312-0.38%57.65 km2
(22.26 sq mi)
277 per km2
(718 per sq mi)
28
Loonmun43,034
(3.28%)
42,8000.10%113.36 km2
(43.77 sq mi)
380 per km2
(983 per sq mi)
67
Mabinimun27,171
(2.07%)
28,174-0.69%104.57 km2
(40.37 sq mi)
260 per km2
(673 per sq mi)
22
Maribojocmun20,688
(1.57%)
20,4910.18%49.35 km2
(19.05 sq mi)
419 per km2
(1,086 per sq mi)
22
Panglaomun33,553
(2.55%)
28,6033.09%47.79 km2
(18.45 sq mi)
702 per km2
(1,819 per sq mi)
10
Pilarmun27,256
(2.07%)
26,8870.26%120.39 km2
(46.48 sq mi)
226 per km2
(586 per sq mi)
21
President Carlos P. Garciamun23,356
(1.78%)
23,2870.06%54.82 km2
(21.17 sq mi)
426 per km2
(1,103 per sq mi)
23
Sagbayanmun22,339
(1.70%)
20,0912.04%69.61 km2
(26.88 sq mi)
321 per km2
(831 per sq mi)
24
San Isidromun8,744
(0.67%)
9,125-0.81%60.04 km2
(23.18 sq mi)
146 per km2
(377 per sq mi)
12
San Miguelmun24,135
(1.84%)
23,5740.45%123.29 km2
(47.60 sq mi)
196 per km2
(507 per sq mi)
18
Sevillamun10,661
(0.81%)
10,4430.39%116.75 km2
(45.08 sq mi)
91 per km2
(236 per sq mi)
13
Sierra Bullonesmun24,745
(1.88%)
24,6980.04%198.87 km2
(76.78 sq mi)
124 per km2
(322 per sq mi)
22
Sikatunamun6,726
(0.51%)
6,3801.01%38.22 km2
(14.76 sq mi)
176 per km2
(456 per sq mi)
10
Tagbilarancity (CC), capital105,051
(8.00%)
96,7921.57%36.50 km2
(14.09 sq mi)
2,878 per km2
(7,456 per sq mi)
15
Talibonmun66,969
(5.10%)
61,3731.68%140.46 km2
(54.23 sq mi)
477 per km2
(1,235 per sq mi)
25
Trinidadmun31,956
(2.43%)
28,8281.98%195.30 km2
(75.41 sq mi)
164 per km2
(424 per sq mi)
20
Tubigonmun45,893
(3.49%)
44,9020.42%81.87 km2
(31.61 sq mi)
561 per km2
(1,452 per sq mi)
34
Ubaymun73,712
(5.61%)
68,5781.38%335.06 km2
(129.37 sq mi)
220 per km2
(570 per sq mi)
44
Valenciamun27,126
(2.07%)
27,586-0.32%116.67 km2
(45.05 sq mi)
233 per km2
(602 per sq mi)
35
Bohol Total1,313,5601,255,1280.87%4,820.95 km2
(1,861.38 sq mi)
272 per km2
(706 per sq mi)
1,109
Historical population

The population of Bohol grew from 592,194 in 1960 to 1,313,560 in 2015, an increase of 721,366 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.87%, or an increase of 58,432 people, from the previous population of 1,255,128 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2269,223
1918 Dec 31358,3871.82%
1939 Jan 1491,6081.59%
1948 Oct 1553,4071.22%
1960 Feb 15592,1940.60%
1970 May 6683,2971.41%
1975 May 1759,3702.14%
1980 May 1806,0131.20%
1990 May 1948,4031.64%
1995 Sep 1994,4400.89%
2000 May 11,139,1302.96%
2007 Aug 11,230,1101.07%
2010 May 11,255,1280.74%
2015 Aug 11,313,5600.87%

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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