Alicia, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count15
Postal code6314
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)114.50 km2 (44.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,517
Density (2015)205 / km2 (532 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 54' North, 124° 26' East (9.8985, 124.4407)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.7 meters (61.3 feet)

Alicia is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 114.50 square kilometers or 44.21 square miles which constitutes 2.38% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,517. This represented 1.79% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 205 inhabitants per square kilometer or 532 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alicia has 15 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)
Cabatang3.66%86167527.56%4.74%
Cagongcagong1.87%4404234.02%0.75%
Cambaol5.17%1,2161,08711.87%2.16%
Cayacay8.07%1,8971,71310.74%1.96%
Del Monte3.55%8348063.47%0.65%
Katipunan9.85%2,3172,2303.90%0.73%
La Hacienda15.98%3,7583,7101.29%0.25%
Mahayag2.90%681687-0.87%-0.17%
Napo5.51%1,2951,2553.19%0.60%
Pagahat3.18%74758627.47%4.73%
Poblacion17.92%4,2144,0643.69%0.69%
Progreso4.38%1,0311,0191.18%0.22%
Putlongcam7.22%1,6981,5787.60%1.41%
Sudlon2.79%6566481.23%0.23%
Untaga7.96%1,8721,8043.77%0.71%
Alicia Total23,51722,2855.53%1.03%

Historical population

The population of Alicia grew from 11,860 in 1960 to 23,517 in 2015, an increase of 11,657 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.03%, or an increase of 1,232 people, from the previous population of 22,285 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,860
12,7170.68%
14,7703.05%
15,7661.31%
18,6531.70%
19,4020.74%
21,6052.33%
23,4221.12%
22,285-1.80%
23,5171.03%

Location

The municipal center of Alicia is situated at approximately 9° 54' North, 124° 26' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.7 meters or 61.3 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 Alicia are Maasin, Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Mabini, Candijay, Pilar, Dagohoy, San Miguel, and Guindulman. Its distance from the national capital is 641.19 kilometers (398.42 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mabini, Bohol, 9.41 kilometers (5.85 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Candijay, Bohol, 10.85 kilometers (6.74 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • Pilar, Bohol, 13.59 kilometers (8.44 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S60°W)
  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 14.37 kilometers (8.93 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)
  • San Miguel, Bohol, 14.83 kilometers (9.21 miles) to the Northwest (N49°W)
  • Guindulman, Bohol, 15.97 kilometers (9.92 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 51.48 kilometers (31.99 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 70.16 kilometers (43.60 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S66°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 70.57 kilometers (43.85 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)
  • Mandaue, 72.10 kilometers (44.80 miles) to the Northwest (N49°W)
  • Cebu City, 75.27 kilometers (46.77 miles) to the Northwest (N53°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 75.47 kilometers (46.90 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N59°W)

Distance from Manila: 641.19 kilometers (398.42 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,517, ranked 1,155 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.21 square kilometers, ranked 938 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 205 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 957 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.03%, ranked 1,057 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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