Sagbayan
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count24
Postal code6331
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)69.61 km2
(26.88 sq. mi)
Population (2015)22,339
Density (2015)321 per km2
(831 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 55' North, 124° 6' East
(9.9131 ° N, 124.0932 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
265.6 meters
(871.2 feet)
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Sagbayan, formerly known as Borja, is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 69.61 square kilometers or 26.88 square miles which constitutes 1.44% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 22,339 representing 1.70% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.30% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 321 inhabitants per square kilometer or 831 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sagbayan has 24 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Calangahan4.28%9579105.16%0.96%
Canmano4.24%9471,006-5.86%-1.14%
Canmaya Centro6.48%1,4481,3179.95%1.82%
Canmaya Diot5.47%1,2211,1615.17%0.96%
Dagnawan3.77%84252560.38%9.41%
Kabasacan2.41%53949010.00%1.83%
Kagawasan1.68%3763701.62%0.31%
Katipunan2.65%591600-1.50%-0.29%
Langtad2.37%530570-7.02%-1.38%
Libertad Norte1.58%35331611.71%2.13%
Libertad Sur0.52%117184-36.41%-8.26%
Mantalongon4.26%95270734.65%5.83%
Poblacion18.60%4,1543,9455.30%0.99%
Sagbayan Sur5.24%1,1701,01115.73%2.82%
San Agustin4.64%1,03786719.61%3.47%
San Antonio4.32%96685213.38%2.42%
San Isidro3.95%88273619.84%3.51%
San Ramon2.52%56340539.01%6.47%
San Roque1.94%4344203.33%0.63%
San Vicente Norte3.53%78971510.35%1.89%
San Vicente Sur1.35%3022904.14%0.77%
Santa Catalina5.09%1,13672157.56%9.04%
Santa Cruz4.12%920985-6.60%-1.29%
Ubojan4.98%1,11398812.65%2.29%
Sagbayan Total22,33920,09111.19%2.04%
Historical population

The population of Sagbayan grew from 8,720 in 1960 to 22,339 in 2015, an increase of 13,619 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.04%, or an increase of 2,248 people, from the previous population of 20,091 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 158,720
1970 May 610,8222.14%
1975 May 112,5002.93%
1980 May 112,7030.32%
1990 May 115,3641.92%
1995 Sep 116,4881.33%
2000 May 118,3462.32%
2007 Aug 119,3990.77%
2010 May 120,0911.28%
2015 Aug 122,3392.04%
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The town center of Sagbayan is situated at approximately 9° 55' North, 124° 6' East, which has an elevation estimated at 265.6 meters or 871.2 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 Sagbayan are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Clarin, Catigbian, Inabanga, Danao, Carmen, and Tubigon. Its distance from the national capital is 618.40 kilometers (384.25 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Clarin, Bohol, 9.32 kilometers (5.79 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 12.34 kilometers (7.67 miles) to the Southwest (S56°W)
  • Inabanga, Bohol, 13.50 kilometers (8.39 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Danao, Bohol, 14.55 kilometers (9.04 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Carmen, Bohol, 15.05 kilometers (9.35 miles) to the Southeast (S49°E)
  • Tubigon, Bohol, 15.02 kilometers (9.33 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 39.79 kilometers (24.73 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 45.51 kilometers (28.28 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 46.74 kilometers (29.04 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Mandaue, 48.40 kilometers (30.07 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Cebu City, 48.98 kilometers (30.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 49.34 kilometers (30.66 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)

Distance from Manila: 618.40 kilometers (384.25 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°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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