Anda, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count16
Postal code6311
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)61.89 km2 (23.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,462
Density (2015)266 / km2 (689 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 45' North, 124° 35' East (9.7453, 124.5763)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.8 meters (18.9 feet)

Anda is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 61.89 square kilometers or 23.90 square miles which constitutes 1.28% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,462. This represented 1.25% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 266 inhabitants per square kilometer or 689 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Anda has 16 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)
Almaria2.25%370392-5.61%-1.09%
Bacong14.11%2,3232,2891.49%0.28%
Badiang7.78%1,2811,2770.31%0.06%
Buenasuerte1.95%321398-19.35%-4.01%
Candabong13.32%2,1932,297-4.53%-0.88%
Casica2.82%46440614.29%2.58%
Katipunan2.84%467503-7.16%-1.40%
Linawan5.58%918987-6.99%-1.37%
Lundag5.95%9801,029-4.76%-0.92%
Poblacion7.97%1,3121,2951.31%0.25%
Santa Cruz6.52%1,0731,123-4.45%-0.86%
Suba6.69%1,1021,125-2.04%-0.39%
Talisay5.69%9361,048-10.69%-2.13%
Tanod2.56%421487-13.55%-2.73%
Tawid4.79%789825-4.36%-0.85%
Virgen9.18%1,5121,4285.88%1.09%
Anda Total16,46216,909-2.64%-0.51%

Historical population

The population of Anda grew from 11,730 in 1960 to 16,462 in 2015, an increase of 4,732 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.51%, or a decrease of 447 people, from the previous population of 16,909 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,730
12,5350.65%
12,6580.20%
12,625-0.05%
13,4970.67%
16,1083.37%
17,8632.24%
16,616-0.99%
16,9090.64%
16,462-0.51%

Location

The municipal center of Anda is situated at approximately 9° 45' North, 124° 35' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.8 meters or 18.9 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 Anda are Maasin, Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Talisay, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Guindulman, Candijay, Mabini, Duero, Alicia, and Jagna. Its distance from the national capital is 663.63 kilometers (412.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Guindulman, Bohol, 9.90 kilometers (6.15 miles) to the West (N79°W)
  • Candijay, Bohol, 11.87 kilometers (7.37 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Mabini, Bohol, 14.64 kilometers (9.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Duero, Bohol, 19.25 kilometers (11.96 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Alicia, Bohol, 22.55 kilometers (14.01 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Jagna, Bohol, 25.36 kilometers (15.76 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S65°W)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 52.14 kilometers (32.40 miles) to the Northeast (N34°E)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 79.84 kilometers (49.61 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 92.94 kilometers (57.75 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Mandaue, 94.48 kilometers (58.71 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 97.15 kilometers (60.37 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)
  • Cebu City, 97.46 kilometers (60.56 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

Distance from Manila: 663.63 kilometers (412.36 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,462, ranked 1,370 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.90 square kilometers, ranked 1,300 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 266 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 769 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.51%, ranked 1,593 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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