Banga, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count30
Postal code5601
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)84.53 km2 (32.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,505
Density (2015)467 / km2 (1,210 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 38' North, 122° 20' East (11.6382, 122.3322)
Estimated elevation above sea level21.3 meters (69.9 feet)

Banga is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 84.53 square kilometers or 32.64 square miles which constitutes 4.64% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,505. This represented 6.87% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 467 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,210 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Banga has 30 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)
Agbanawan3.86%1,5241,4584.53%0.85%
Bacan4.31%1,7031,6374.03%0.76%
Badiangan4.42%1,7471,6446.27%1.16%
Cerrudo3.76%1,4851,23720.05%3.54%
Cupang1.87%7407360.54%0.10%
Daguitan1.16%459477-3.77%-0.73%
Daja Norte3.39%1,3401,563-14.27%-2.89%
Daja Sur1.30%512602-14.95%-3.04%
Dingle1.77%698723-3.46%-0.67%
Jumarap4.64%1,8351,7445.22%0.97%
Lapnag1.59%6275945.56%1.03%
Libas4.35%1,7171,6623.31%0.62%
Linabuan Sur9.51%3,7563,4558.71%1.60%
Mambog4.56%1,8031,59612.97%2.35%
Mangan3.90%1,5421,632-5.51%-1.07%
Muguing1.93%7646959.93%1.82%
Pagsanghan4.85%1,9171,73510.49%1.92%
Palale1.72%67859913.19%2.39%
Poblacion5.06%1,9972,469-19.12%-3.96%
Polo2.42%9551,240-22.98%-4.85%
Polocate4.32%1,7071,6384.21%0.79%
San Isidro0.81%3203054.92%0.92%
Sibalew2.50%9899405.21%0.97%
Sigcay2.56%1,0129743.90%0.73%
Taba‑ao2.95%1,1641,196-2.68%-0.52%
Tabayon4.50%1,7771,45422.21%3.89%
Tinapuay1.16%45738119.95%3.52%
Torralba4.78%1,8901,55021.94%3.85%
Ugsod3.96%1,5661,4269.82%1.80%
Venturanza2.09%82470117.55%3.13%
Banga Total39,50538,0633.79%0.71%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Banga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,815,966.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,075,570.48
201054,157,879.664.00%
201159,097,040.449.12%
201260,363,809.842.14%
201368,436,710.7513.37%
201477,724,380.2713.57%
201586,712,487.3811.56%
201695,815,966.1310.50%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Banga is 15 to 19, with 4,044 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 624 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1666
1 to 42,925
5 to 93,937
10 to 143,763
15 to 194,044
20 to 243,646
25 to 292,972
30 to 342,712
35 to 392,357
40 to 442,156
45 to 492,105
50 to 541,897
55 to 591,690
60 to 641,358
65 to 691,148
70 to 74835
75 to 79624
80 and over670
Total39,505

Historical population

The population of Banga grew from 18,582 in 1960 to 39,505 in 2015, an increase of 20,923 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 1,442 people, from the previous population of 38,063 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,582
21,5601.46%
22,4620.83%
25,0342.19%
28,6511.36%
30,0710.91%
32,1281.43%
34,2760.90%
38,0633.89%
39,5050.71%

Location

The municipal center of Banga is situated at approximately 11° 38' North, 122° 20' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.3 meters or 69.9 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 Banga are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Malinao, Lezo, Numancia, Kalibo, Makato, and Balete. Its distance from the national capital is 358.03 kilometers (222.47 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Malinao, Aklan, 2.76 kilometers (1.71 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 3.31 kilometers (2.06 miles) to the North (N7°W)
  • Numancia, Aklan, 7.49 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Kalibo, Aklan, 8.55 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N24°E)
  • Makato, Aklan, 9.20 kilometers (5.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)
  • Balete, Aklan, 10.43 kilometers (6.48 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 358.03 kilometers (222.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,505, ranked 693 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.64 square kilometers, ranked 1,143 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 467 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 415 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.71%, ranked 510 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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