Dimiao, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count35
Postal code6305
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)135.75 km2 (52.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,364
Density (2015)106 / km2 (274 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 36' North, 124° 10' East (9.6058, 124.1625)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.2 meters (20.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 135.75 square kilometers or 52.41 square miles which constitutes 2.82% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,364. This represented 1.09% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 106 inhabitants per square kilometer or 274 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dimiao has 35 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)
Abihid2.39%3433333.00%0.56%
Alemania1.16%167208-19.71%-4.09%
Baguhan2.33%3343243.09%0.58%
Bakilid1.14%164165-0.61%-0.12%
Balbalan1.94%2782731.83%0.35%
Banban3.62%520521-0.19%-0.04%
Bauhugan2.20%3163082.60%0.49%
Bilisan1.14%1641611.86%0.35%
Cabagakian3.79%545649-16.02%-3.27%
Cabanbanan2.45%352416-15.38%-3.13%
Cadap‑agan3.27%4694455.39%1.01%
Cambacol1.78%2562483.23%0.61%
Cambayaon2.89%41537211.56%2.10%
Canhayupon4.60%661669-1.20%-0.23%
Canlambong3.32%477526-9.32%-1.84%
Casingan1.39%199207-3.86%-0.75%
Catugasan1.86%267313-14.70%-2.98%
Datag1.68%2412219.05%1.66%
Guindaguitan3.04%437455-3.96%-0.77%
Guingoyuran3.58%514538-4.46%-0.87%
Ile1.77%254269-5.58%-1.09%
Lapsaon2.95%424455-6.81%-1.33%
Limokon Ilaod3.66%526641-17.94%-3.69%
Limokon Ilaya4.55%654724-9.67%-1.92%
Luyo5.82%836960-12.92%-2.60%
Malijao2.05%295319-7.52%-1.48%
Oac5.10%732805-9.07%-1.79%
Pagsa2.31%3323097.44%1.38%
Pangihawan1.30%187242-22.73%-4.79%
Puangyuta2.17%3122975.05%0.94%
Sawang3.58%5144914.68%0.88%
Tangohay4.67%6716355.67%1.06%
Taongon Cabatuan3.71%533594-10.27%-2.04%
Taongon Can‑andam4.75%683802-14.84%-3.01%
Tawid Bitaog2.03%2922717.75%1.43%
Dimiao Total14,36415,166-5.29%-1.03%

Historical population

The population of Dimiao grew from 9,315 in 1960 to 14,364 in 2015, an increase of 5,049 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.03%, or a decrease of 802 people, from the previous population of 15,166 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,315
10,0090.71%
11,2252.33%
10,845-0.69%
11,6970.76%
12,3721.06%
14,1512.92%
14,1870.04%
15,1662.46%
14,364-1.03%

Location

The municipal center of Dimiao is situated at approximately 9° 36' North, 124° 10' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.2 meters or 20.2 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 Dimiao are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Carcar, Naga, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Valencia, Lila, Bilar, Garcia Hernandez, Loboc, and Sevilla. Its distance from the national capital is 651.18 kilometers (404.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Valencia, Bohol, 4.67 kilometers (2.90 miles) to the East (N85°E)
  • Lila, Bohol, 7.57 kilometers (4.70 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Bilar, Bohol, 12.87 kilometers (8.00 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Garcia Hernandez, Bohol, 14.56 kilometers (9.05 miles) to the East (N87°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 14.74 kilometers (9.16 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)
  • Sevilla, Bohol, 16.69 kilometers (10.37 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 33.81 kilometers (21.01 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 78.66 kilometers (48.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 79.41 kilometers (49.34 miles) to the Northwest (N46°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 80.23 kilometers (49.85 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 81.41 kilometers (50.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)
  • Mandaue, 83.06 kilometers (51.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

Distance from Manila: 651.18 kilometers (404.62 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,364, ranked 1,439 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 52.41 square kilometers, ranked 816 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 106 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,312 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -1.03%, ranked 1,608 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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