Dauis
Province of Bohol

Summary data
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 per km2
(2,729 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 123° 52' East
(9.6239 ° N, 123.8664 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
4.6 meters
(15.0 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 45,663 representing 3.48% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,054 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,729 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dauis has 12 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1513,595
1970 May 615,8121.49%
1975 May 117,9552.58%
1980 May 118,2600.34%
1990 May 123,6012.60%
1995 Sep 124,0410.35%
2000 May 126,4152.04%
2007 Aug 136,5254.57%
2010 May 139,4482.84%
2015 Aug 145,6632.82%
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The town center of Dauis is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 123° 52' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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