Balilihan, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count31
Postal code6342
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)127.27 km2 (49.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,903
Density (2015)141 / km2 (364 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 45' North, 123° 58' East (9.7562, 123.9718)
Estimated elevation above sea level98.5 meters (323.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 127.27 square kilometers or 49.14 square miles which constitutes 2.64% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,903. This represented 1.36% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Balilihan has 31 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)
Baucan Norte3.72%666688-3.20%-0.62%
Baucan Sur4.46%799852-6.22%-1.22%
Boctol7.38%1,3221,09420.84%3.67%
Boyog Norte1.27%2272127.08%1.31%
Boyog Proper1.57%28119941.21%6.79%
Boyog Sur1.94%3483295.78%1.07%
Cabad3.78%67757018.77%3.33%
Candasig3.40%6095913.05%0.57%
Cantalid2.23%4003873.36%0.63%
Cantomimbo3.01%5395370.37%0.07%
Cogon4.32%774835-7.31%-1.43%
Datag Norte3.37%60454011.85%2.16%
Datag Sur2.78%49841420.29%3.58%
Del Carmen Este3.74%669672-0.45%-0.09%
Del Carmen Norte4.17%7467203.61%0.68%
Del Carmen Sur3.44%6156002.50%0.47%
Del Carmen Weste4.62%827865-4.39%-0.85%
Del Rosario1.28%230260-11.54%-2.31%
Dorol4.17%746751-0.67%-0.13%
Haguilanan Grande3.83%686836-17.94%-3.70%
Hanopol Este1.93%3453372.37%0.45%
Hanopol Norte2.14%38434910.03%1.84%
Hanopol Weste1.37%245272-9.93%-1.97%
Magsija3.41%61147728.09%4.83%
Maslog2.93%52442822.43%3.93%
Sagasa3.42%61351219.73%3.49%
Sal‑ing3.75%672697-3.59%-0.69%
San Isidro2.54%455458-0.66%-0.13%
San Roque3.05%5465195.20%0.97%
Santo Niño2.97%5324947.69%1.42%
Tagustusan3.98%7136529.36%1.72%
Balilihan Total17,90317,1474.41%0.82%

Historical population

The population of Balilihan grew from 11,161 in 1960 to 17,903 in 2015, an increase of 6,742 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.82%, or an increase of 756 people, from the previous population of 17,147 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,161
14,5332.62%
13,912-0.87%
13,9250.02%
14,8500.65%
14,400-0.57%
16,8373.41%
17,1310.24%
17,1470.03%
17,9030.82%

Location

The municipal center of Balilihan is situated at approximately 9° 45' North, 123° 58' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 98.5 meters or 323.0 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 Balilihan are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Sikatuna, Antequera, Corella, Sevilla, Cortes, and Catigbian. Its distance from the national capital is 626.07 kilometers (389.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sikatuna, Bohol, 7.57 kilometers (4.70 miles) to the South (S2°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Corella, Bohol, 9.42 kilometers (5.85 miles) to the Southwest (S36°W)
  • Sevilla, Bohol, 10.07 kilometers (6.26 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 10.84 kilometers (6.73 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S70°W)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 10.91 kilometers (6.78 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 18.00 kilometers (11.18 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 52.86 kilometers (32.84 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 55.39 kilometers (34.42 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 55.72 kilometers (34.62 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 61.40 kilometers (38.15 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Cebu City, 61.75 kilometers (38.37 miles) to the North (N8°W)

Distance from Manila: 626.07 kilometers (389.02 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,903, ranked 1,323 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 49.14 square kilometers, ranked 865 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 141 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,185 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.82%, ranked 1,221 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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