Candijay, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count21
Postal code6312
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Canigao Channel
Area (2007)103.26 km2 (39.87 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,475
Density (2015)285 / km2 (739 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 49' North, 124° 30' East (9.8172, 124.4960)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.8 meters (58.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 103.26 square kilometers or 39.87 square miles which constitutes 2.14% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,475. This represented 2.24% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 285 inhabitants per square kilometer or 739 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Candijay has 21 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)
Abihilan5.44%1,6031,20932.59%5.52%
Anoling3.78%1,1131,114-0.09%-0.02%
Boyo‑an5.46%1,6101,612-0.12%-0.02%
Cadapdapan4.32%1,2731,381-7.82%-1.54%
Cambane1.41%416435-4.37%-0.85%
Canawa4.65%1,3701,415-3.18%-0.61%
Can‑olin7.31%2,1552,215-2.71%-0.52%
Cogtong8.84%2,6052,4924.53%0.85%
La Union4.92%1,4491,3656.15%1.14%
Luan2.48%731886-17.49%-3.60%
Lungsoda‑an5.09%1,4991,4612.60%0.49%
Mahangin3.02%891906-1.66%-0.32%
Pagahat1.46%430443-2.93%-0.57%
Panadtaran3.19%9401,002-6.19%-1.21%
Panas5.68%1,6751,47713.41%2.42%
Poblacion11.61%3,4213,3442.30%0.43%
San Isidro3.81%1,1241,0427.87%1.45%
Tambongan5.23%1,5421,587-2.84%-0.55%
Tawid3.70%1,0901,0890.09%0.02%
Tubod3.01%888928-4.31%-0.84%
Tugas5.60%1,6501,6400.61%0.12%
Candijay Total29,47529,0431.49%0.28%

Historical population

The population of Candijay grew from 16,035 in 1960 to 29,475 in 2015, an increase of 13,440 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.28%, or an increase of 432 people, from the previous population of 29,043 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,035
17,1140.64%
19,7502.92%
21,3421.56%
26,1022.03%
25,729-0.27%
30,3893.63%
31,1830.36%
29,043-2.55%
29,4750.28%

Location

The municipal center of Candijay is situated at approximately 9° 49' North, 124° 30' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.8 meters or 58.3 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 Candijay are Maasin, Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Talisay, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Mabini, Guindulman, Alicia, Anda, Duero, and Pilar. Its distance from the national capital is 652.03 kilometers (405.15 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mabini, Bohol, 5.90 kilometers (3.66 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Guindulman, Bohol, 6.20 kilometers (3.85 miles) to the South (S8°W)
  • Alicia, Bohol, 10.85 kilometers (6.74 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • Anda, Bohol, 11.87 kilometers (7.37 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Duero, Bohol, 15.80 kilometers (9.82 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Pilar, Bohol, 17.99 kilometers (11.18 miles) to the West (N83°W)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 51.93 kilometers (32.27 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 72.84 kilometers (45.26 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S74°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 81.07 kilometers (50.37 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Mandaue, 82.62 kilometers (51.34 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 85.40 kilometers (53.06 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)
  • Cebu City, 85.60 kilometers (53.19 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

Distance from Manila: 652.03 kilometers (405.15 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,475, ranked 956 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.87 square kilometers, ranked 1,024 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 285 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 717 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.28%, ranked 1,484 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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