Balilihan
Province of Bohol

Summary data
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 per km2
(364 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 45' North, 123° 58' East
(9.7562 ° N, 123.9718 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
98.5 meters
(323.0 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 17,903 representing 1.36% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Balilihan has 31 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1511,161
1970 May 614,5332.62%
1975 May 113,912-0.87%
1980 May 113,9250.02%
1990 May 114,8500.65%
1995 Sep 114,400-0.57%
2000 May 116,8373.41%
2007 Aug 117,1310.24%
2010 May 117,1470.03%
2015 Aug 117,9030.82%
Map

The town center of Balilihan is situated at approximately 9° 45' North, 123° 58' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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