Candijay
Province of Bohol

Summary data
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 per km2
(739 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 49' North, 124° 30' East
(9.8172 ° N, 124.4960 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
17.8 meters
(58.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 29,475 representing 2.24% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 285 inhabitants per square kilometer or 739 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Candijay has 21 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1516,035
1970 May 617,1140.64%
1975 May 119,7502.92%
1980 May 121,3421.56%
1990 May 126,1022.03%
1995 Sep 125,729-0.27%
2000 May 130,3893.63%
2007 Aug 131,1830.36%
2010 May 129,043-2.55%
2015 Aug 129,4750.28%
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The town center of Candijay is situated at approximately 9° 49' North, 124° 30' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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