Maribojoc, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count22
Postal code6336
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)49.35 km2 (19.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,688
Density (2015)419 / km2 (1,086 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 44' North, 123° 51' East (9.7409, 123.8429)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.1 meters (26.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 49.35 square kilometers or 19.05 square miles which constitutes 1.02% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,688. This represented 1.57% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 419 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,086 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maribojoc has 22 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)
Agahay3.02%6256033.65%0.68%
Aliguay4.69%97185913.04%2.36%
Anislag4.78%9881,004-1.59%-0.31%
Bayacabac8.87%1,8351,60114.62%2.63%
Bood2.06%426475-10.32%-2.05%
Busao2.60%537587-8.52%-1.68%
Cabawan7.86%1,6261,5167.26%1.34%
Candavid2.41%498541-7.95%-1.56%
Dipatlong7.23%1,4951,562-4.29%-0.83%
Guiwanon2.57%532569-6.50%-1.27%
Jandig4.99%1,03289715.05%2.71%
Lagtangon1.12%232266-12.78%-2.57%
Lincod8.34%1,7261,781-3.09%-0.60%
Pagnitoan3.05%6306300.00%0.00%
Poblacion10.17%2,1032,298-8.49%-1.67%
Punsod3.18%6576442.02%0.38%
Punta Cruz3.56%737770-4.29%-0.83%
San Isidro2.92%60552515.24%2.74%
San Roque6.07%1,2561,1776.71%1.24%
San Vicente5.30%1,0971,115-1.61%-0.31%
Tinibgan2.78%576614-6.19%-1.21%
Toril2.44%50445710.28%1.88%
Maribojoc Total20,68820,4910.96%0.18%

Historical population

The population of Maribojoc grew from 13,003 in 1960 to 20,688 in 2015, an increase of 7,685 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.18%, or an increase of 197 people, from the previous population of 20,491 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,003
14,0550.76%
14,3330.39%
14,008-0.46%
15,2140.83%
14,664-0.69%
16,7862.94%
18,1131.05%
20,4914.59%
20,6880.18%

Location

The municipal center of Maribojoc is situated at approximately 9° 44' North, 123° 51' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.7 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 Maribojoc are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Cortes, Antequera, Loon, Corella, Dauis, and Balilihan. Its distance from the national capital is 620.36 kilometers (385.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Cortes, Bohol, 4.47 kilometers (2.78 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 7.49 kilometers (4.65 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)
  • Loon, Bohol, 8.40 kilometers (5.22 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Corella, Bohol, 10.45 kilometers (6.49 miles) to the Southeast (S55°E)
  • Dauis, Bohol, 13.20 kilometers (8.20 miles) to the South (S11°E)
  • Balilihan, Bohol, 14.24 kilometers (8.85 miles) to the East (N83°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 11.20 kilometers (6.96 miles) to the South (S8°E)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 45.82 kilometers (28.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 52.66 kilometers (32.72 miles) to the North (N10°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 55.72 kilometers (34.62 miles) to the North (N0°E)
  • Cebu City, 63.08 kilometers (39.19 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 64.12 kilometers (39.84 miles) to the North (N10°E)

Distance from Manila: 620.36 kilometers (385.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,688, ranked 1,247 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.05 square kilometers, ranked 1,394 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 419 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 475 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.18%, ranked 1,509 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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