Catigbian, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count22
Postal code6343
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)113.33 km2 (43.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,675
Density (2015)200 / km2 (518 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 51' North, 123° 60' East (9.8508, 123.9999)
Estimated elevation above sea level224.1 meters (734.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 113.33 square kilometers or 43.76 square miles which constitutes 2.35% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,675. This represented 1.73% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.31% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 200 inhabitants per square kilometer or 518 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Catigbian has 22 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)
Alegria5.50%1,2481,2470.08%0.02%
Ambuan5.07%1,1501,197-3.93%-0.76%
Baang6.36%1,4421,3814.42%0.83%
Bagtic4.65%1,0551,069-1.31%-0.25%
Bongbong2.49%565579-2.42%-0.46%
Cambailan3.35%759916-17.14%-3.52%
Candumayao7.06%1,6001,5453.56%0.67%
Causwagan Norte7.78%1,7631,812-2.70%-0.52%
Hagbuaya4.00%9068753.54%0.67%
Haguilanan4.82%1,0941,133-3.44%-0.66%
Kang‑iras3.19%7247092.12%0.40%
Libertad Sur1.44%326364-10.44%-2.08%
Liboron4.21%9549302.58%0.49%
Mahayag Norte2.43%551577-4.51%-0.87%
Mahayag Sur1.22%2772770.00%0.00%
Maitum3.95%8961,035-13.43%-2.71%
Mantasida4.41%1,0019139.64%1.77%
Poblacion8.15%1,8481,8102.10%0.40%
Poblacion Weste7.74%1,7541,7420.69%0.13%
Rizal3.09%7006940.86%0.16%
Sinakayanan4.03%91373324.56%4.27%
Triple Union5.07%1,1491,1480.09%0.02%
Catigbian Total22,67522,686-0.05%-0.01%

Historical population

The population of Catigbian grew from 13,438 in 1960 to 22,675 in 2015, an increase of 9,237 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.01%, or a decrease of 11 people, from the previous population of 22,686 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,438
13,7820.25%
15,5702.48%
15,6200.06%
17,3621.06%
17,5960.25%
21,4614.35%
23,3331.16%
22,686-1.02%
22,675-0.01%

Location

The municipal center of Catigbian is situated at approximately 9° 51' North, 123° 60' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 224.1 meters or 734.9 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 Catigbian are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Naga, Carcar, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, Balilihan, Tubigon, Sagbayan, Clarin, and Antequera. Its distance from the national capital is 618.75 kilometers (384.47 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • San Isidro, Bohol, 4.87 kilometers (3.03 miles) to the West (N79°W)
  • Balilihan, Bohol, 10.91 kilometers (6.78 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Tubigon, Bohol, 11.90 kilometers (7.39 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 12.34 kilometers (7.67 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Clarin, Bohol, 12.65 kilometers (7.86 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 13.59 kilometers (8.45 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 28.08 kilometers (17.45 miles) to the Southwest (S34°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 46.66 kilometers (28.99 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 47.78 kilometers (29.69 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N34°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 48.30 kilometers (30.01 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 51.19 kilometers (31.81 miles) to the North (N6°W)
  • Cebu City, 52.02 kilometers (32.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

Distance from Manila: 618.75 kilometers (384.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,675, ranked 1,182 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.76 square kilometers, ranked 950 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 200 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 979 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.01%, ranked 1,552 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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