Dimiao
Province of Bohol

Summary data
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 per km2
(274 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 36' North, 124° 10' East
(9.6058 ° N, 124.1625 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
6.2 meters
(20.2 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 14,364 representing 1.09% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 106 inhabitants per square kilometer or 274 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dimiao has 35 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 159,315
1970 May 610,0090.71%
1975 May 111,2252.33%
1980 May 110,845-0.69%
1990 May 111,6970.76%
1995 Sep 112,3721.06%
2000 May 114,1512.92%
2007 Aug 114,1870.04%
2010 May 115,1662.46%
2015 Aug 114,364-1.03%
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The town center of Dimiao is situated at approximately 9° 36' North, 124° 10' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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