Dauis, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count12
Postal code6339
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Tañon Strait
Area (2007)43.33 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,663
Density (2015)1,054 / km2 (2,729 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 123° 52' East (9.6239, 123.8664)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.6 meters (15.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 43.33 square kilometers or 16.73 square miles which constitutes 0.90% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,663. This represented 3.48% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,054 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,729 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dauis has 12 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)
Biking7.51%3,4283,3342.82%0.53%
Bingag9.71%4,4363,88714.12%2.55%
Catarman10.40%4,7494,3738.60%1.58%
Dao3.32%1,5141,33113.75%2.48%
Mariveles8.02%3,6643,21613.93%2.51%
Mayacabac8.62%3,9343,46913.40%2.42%
Poblacion6.73%3,0742,67215.04%2.70%
San Isidro2.91%1,3301,2387.43%1.37%
Songculan9.58%4,3753,87013.05%2.36%
Tabalong11.77%5,3754,41021.88%3.84%
Tinago6.03%2,7532,16926.92%4.64%
Totolan15.40%7,0315,47928.33%4.86%
Dauis Total45,66339,44815.75%2.82%

Historical population

The population of Dauis grew from 13,595 in 1960 to 45,663 in 2015, an increase of 32,068 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.82%, or an increase of 6,215 people, from the previous population of 39,448 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,595
15,8121.49%
17,9552.58%
18,2600.34%
23,6012.60%
24,0410.35%
26,4152.04%
36,5254.57%
39,4482.84%
45,6632.82%

Location

The municipal center of Dauis is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 123° 52' East, in the island of Panglao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.6 meters or 15.0 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 Dauis are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Dumaguete, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Baclayon, Corella, Alburquerque, Cortes, Maribojoc, and Sikatuna. Its distance from the national capital is 632.89 kilometers (393.26 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 2.13 kilometers (1.33 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 58.53 kilometers (36.37 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 65.86 kilometers (40.92 miles) to the North (N10°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 68.69 kilometers (42.68 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, 70.72 kilometers (43.94 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S60°W)
  • Cebu City, 75.83 kilometers (47.12 miles) to the North (N2°E)

Distance from Manila: 632.89 kilometers (393.26 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,663, ranked 594 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,451 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,054 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 158 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.82%, ranked 142 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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