Dagohoy
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count15
Postal code6322
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)77.59 km2
(29.96 sq. mi)
Population (2015)19,158
Density (2015)247 per km2
(639 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 56' North, 124° 19' East
(9.9363 ° N, 124.3153 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
120.1 meters
(394.0 feet)
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Dagohoy is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 77.59 square kilometers or 29.96 square miles which constitutes 1.61% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 19,158 representing 1.46% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 247 inhabitants per square kilometer or 639 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dagohoy has 15 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Babag6.67%1,2781,338-4.48%-0.87%
Cagawasan4.95%9481,044-9.20%-1.82%
Cagawitan3.47%6656128.66%1.59%
Caluasan9.88%1,8921,8164.19%0.78%
Candelaria5.52%1,0571,0065.07%0.95%
Can‑oling5.14%98577227.59%4.75%
Estaca2.80%537538-0.19%-0.04%
La Esperanza5.20%9971,085-8.11%-1.60%
Mahayag5.15%9871,016-2.85%-0.55%
Malitbog8.52%1,6331,5098.22%1.51%
Poblacion14.05%2,6922,6461.74%0.33%
San Miguel14.38%2,7542,819-2.31%-0.44%
San Vicente7.23%1,3861,3740.87%0.17%
Santa Cruz4.65%8918504.82%0.90%
Villa Aurora2.38%4564432.93%0.55%
Dagohoy Total19,15818,8681.54%0.29%
Historical population

The population of Dagohoy grew from 6,699 in 1960 to 19,158 in 2015, an increase of 12,459 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.29%, or an increase of 290 people, from the previous population of 18,868 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 156,699
1970 May 67,2910.83%
1975 May 18,5783.32%
1980 May 19,4511.96%
1990 May 113,1213.34%
1995 Sep 113,9431.14%
2000 May 116,8454.14%
2007 Aug 118,3111.16%
2010 May 118,8681.10%
2015 Aug 119,1580.29%
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The town center of Dagohoy is situated at approximately 9° 56' North, 124° 19' East, which has an elevation estimated at 120.1 meters or 394.0 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 Dagohoy are Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Tagbilaran, Talisay, Cebu City, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are San Miguel, Danao, Pilar, Sierra Bullones, Alicia, and Trinidad. Its distance from the national capital is 629.84 kilometers (391.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 57.66 kilometers (35.83 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)
  • Mandaue, 59.25 kilometers (36.81 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 60.03 kilometers (37.30 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 61.60 kilometers (38.27 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)
  • Cebu City, 61.98 kilometers (38.51 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 62.13 kilometers (38.61 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)

Distance from Manila: 629.84 kilometers (391.36 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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