Lila
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count18
Postal code6304
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)40.50 km2
(15.64 sq. mi)
Population (2015)12,257
Density (2015)303 per km2
(784 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 35' North, 124° 6' East
(9.5906 ° N, 124.0953 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
7.0 meters
(22.9 feet)
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Lila is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 40.50 square kilometers or 15.64 square miles which constitutes 0.84% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 12,257 representing 0.93% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.17% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 303 inhabitants per square kilometer or 784 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Lila has 18 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Banban7.89%9679185.34%1.00%
Bonkokan Ilaya5.38%660691-4.49%-0.87%
Bonkokan Ubos6.43%7887751.68%0.32%
Calvario7.82%9599194.35%0.81%
Candulang3.13%3843781.59%0.30%
Catugasan3.33%408431-5.34%-1.04%
Cayupo1.82%2232144.21%0.79%
Cogon3.92%4804604.35%0.81%
Jambawan4.94%6055755.22%0.97%
La Fortuna5.71%7006773.40%0.64%
Lomanoy4.82%591616-4.06%-0.79%
Macalingan4.63%5685581.79%0.34%
Malinao East6.87%8428005.25%0.98%
Malinao West1.88%230243-5.35%-1.04%
Nagsulay8.73%1,0701,0313.78%0.71%
Poblacion9.75%1,1951,1632.75%0.52%
Taug5.24%6426351.10%0.21%
Tiguis7.71%9459014.88%0.91%
Lila Total12,25711,9852.27%0.43%
Historical population

The population of Lila grew from 7,693 in 1960 to 12,257 in 2015, an increase of 4,564 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.43%, or an increase of 272 people, from the previous population of 11,985 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 157,693
1970 May 68,6451.15%
1975 May 18,7280.19%
1980 May 18,278-1.05%
1990 May 18,5560.33%
1995 Sep 19,0140.98%
2000 May 110,3222.95%
2007 Aug 110,8010.63%
2010 May 111,9853.86%
2015 Aug 112,2570.43%
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The town center of Lila is situated at approximately 9° 35' North, 124° 6' East, which has an elevation estimated at 7.0 meters or 22.9 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 Lila are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Talisay, Naga, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Dimiao, Loboc, Loay, Valencia, Bilar, and Sevilla. Its distance from the national capital is 648.76 kilometers (403.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Dimiao, Bohol, 7.57 kilometers (4.70 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 8.62 kilometers (5.35 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Loay, Bohol, 9.37 kilometers (5.82 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Valencia, Bohol, 12.20 kilometers (7.58 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • Bilar, Bohol, 12.90 kilometers (8.02 miles) to the North (N4°E)
  • Sevilla, Bohol, 13.56 kilometers (8.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 26.79 kilometers (16.64 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 75.53 kilometers (46.93 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 77.28 kilometers (48.02 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 77.86 kilometers (48.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 81.26 kilometers (50.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)
  • Cebu City, 82.50 kilometers (51.26 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)

Distance from Manila: 648.76 kilometers (403.12 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°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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