Panglao, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count10
Postal code6340
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Tañon Strait
Area (2007)47.79 km2 (18.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,553
Density (2015)702 / km2 (1,819 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 35' North, 123° 45' East (9.5795, 123.7459)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.5 meters (24.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 47.79 square kilometers or 18.45 square miles which constitutes 0.99% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,553. This represented 2.55% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 702 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,819 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panglao has 10 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)
Bil‑isan10.88%3,6493,05019.64%3.47%
Bolod5.68%1,9061,69012.78%2.32%
Danao14.71%4,9353,86027.85%4.79%
Doljo10.18%3,4173,00413.75%2.48%
Libaong6.35%2,1321,84215.74%2.82%
Looc7.58%2,5432,28211.44%2.08%
Lourdes4.60%1,5441,38711.32%2.06%
Poblacion15.81%5,3054,8319.81%1.80%
Tangnan10.86%3,6453,3249.66%1.77%
Tawala13.34%4,4773,33334.32%5.78%
Panglao Total33,55328,60317.31%3.09%

Historical population

The population of Panglao grew from 11,836 in 1960 to 33,553 in 2015, an increase of 21,717 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.09%, or an increase of 4,950 people, from the previous population of 28,603 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,836
13,3091.15%
13,6240.47%
14,5471.32%
17,0041.57%
18,0951.17%
21,3373.60%
25,5582.52%
28,6034.18%
33,5533.09%

Location

The municipal center of Panglao is situated at approximately 9° 35' North, 123° 45' East, in the island of Panglao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.5 meters or 24.7 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 Panglao are Tagbilaran, Dumaguete, Carcar, Tanjay, Bais, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Dauis, Baclayon, Maribojoc, Cortes, Corella, and Alburquerque. Its distance from the national capital is 630.80 kilometers (391.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dauis, Bohol, 14.11 kilometers (8.77 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)
  • Baclayon, Bohol, 18.82 kilometers (11.69 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Maribojoc, Bohol, 20.79 kilometers (12.92 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 21.53 kilometers (13.38 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 22.65 kilometers (14.07 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • Alburquerque, Bohol, 23.45 kilometers (14.57 miles) to the East (N82°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 630.80 kilometers (391.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,553, ranked 836 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.45 square kilometers, ranked 1,409 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 702 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 264 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.09%, ranked 108 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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