Lila, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (784 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 35' North, 124° 6' East (9.5906, 124.0953)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (22.9 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,257. This represented 0.93% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.17% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 303 inhabitants per square kilometer or 784 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lila has 18 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,693
8,6451.15%
8,7280.19%
8,278-1.05%
8,5560.33%
9,0140.98%
10,3222.95%
10,8010.63%
11,9853.86%
12,2570.43%

Location

The municipal center of Lila is situated at approximately 9° 35' North, 124° 6' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,257, ranked 1,486 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 15.64 square kilometers, ranked 1,473 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 303 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 663 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.43%, ranked 1,423 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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