Trinidad, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count20
Postal code6324
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)195.30 km2 (75.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,956
Density (2015)164 / km2 (424 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 5' North, 124° 21' East (10.0773, 124.3434)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.4 meters (37.5 feet)

Trinidad is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 195.30 square kilometers or 75.41 square miles which constitutes 4.05% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,956. This represented 2.43% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 164 inhabitants per square kilometer or 424 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Trinidad has 20 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)
Banlasan3.73%1,1931,07311.18%2.04%
Bongbong3.66%1,1711,1482.00%0.38%
Catoogan3.03%96782617.07%3.05%
Guinobatan6.38%2,0382,0111.34%0.25%
Hinlayagan Ilaud3.55%1,1341,0953.56%0.67%
Hinlayagan Ilaya6.81%2,1751,82519.18%3.40%
Kauswagan7.51%2,4012,2138.50%1.56%
Kinan‑oan4.58%1,4621,31111.52%2.10%
La Union6.24%1,9951,74714.20%2.56%
La Victoria5.04%1,6111,5186.13%1.14%
Mabuhay Cabigohan3.79%1,2111,1336.88%1.28%
Mahagbu3.63%1,1611,04810.78%1.97%
Manuel M. Roxas3.56%1,1381,01711.90%2.16%
Poblacion11.19%3,5762,93621.80%3.83%
San Isidro1.57%501629-20.35%-4.24%
San Vicente6.13%1,9581,7998.84%1.63%
Santo Tomas3.44%1,1001,0138.59%1.58%
Soom6.23%1,9911,71616.03%2.87%
Tagum Norte5.05%1,6141,35818.85%3.34%
Tagum Sur4.88%1,5591,41210.41%1.90%
Trinidad Total31,95628,82810.85%1.98%

Historical population

The population of Trinidad grew from 16,428 in 1960 to 31,956 in 2015, an increase of 15,528 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.98%, or an increase of 3,128 people, from the previous population of 28,828 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,428
11,461-3.46%
13,8673.90%
15,5012.25%
19,9452.55%
20,8930.87%
25,6834.53%
27,5800.99%
28,8281.62%
31,9561.98%

Location

The municipal center of Trinidad is situated at approximately 10° 5' North, 124° 21' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.4 meters or 37.5 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 Trinidad are Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Maasin, Cebu City, Talisay, and Danao. The nearest municipalities are Bien Unido, Talibon, San Miguel, Ubay, Dagohoy, and Danao. Its distance from the national capital is 618.90 kilometers (384.57 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bien Unido, Bohol, 7.73 kilometers (4.80 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Talibon, Bohol, 8.20 kilometers (5.09 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • San Miguel, Bohol, 10.08 kilometers (6.26 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Ubay, Bohol, 14.22 kilometers (8.84 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 15.90 kilometers (9.88 miles) to the South (S11°W)
  • Danao, Bohol, 19.80 kilometers (12.30 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 50.31 kilometers (31.26 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N59°W)
  • Mandaue, 51.71 kilometers (32.13 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 55.44 kilometers (34.45 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Cebu City, 55.61 kilometers (34.55 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 57.43 kilometers (35.68 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 60.04 kilometers (37.30 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

Distance from Manila: 618.90 kilometers (384.57 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,956, ranked 886 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 75.41 square kilometers, ranked 565 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 164 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,110 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.98%, ranked 380 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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