Ibajay, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count35
Postal code5613
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)158.90 km2 (61.35 sq mi)
Population (2015)49,564
Density (2015)312 / km2 (808 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 49' North, 122° 10' East (11.8184, 122.1649)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (22.8 feet)

Ibajay is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 158.90 square kilometers or 61.35 square miles which constitutes 8.72% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 49,564. This represented 8.62% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 312 inhabitants per square kilometer or 808 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ibajay has 35 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)
Agbago3.68%1,8261,857-1.67%-0.32%
Agdugayan2.46%1,2211,07114.01%2.53%
Antipolo1.65%81772712.38%2.25%
Aparicio1.79%88773321.01%3.70%
Aquino6.24%3,0952,79110.89%1.99%
Aslum2.89%1,4341,22017.54%3.13%
Bagacay2.17%1,07794913.49%2.44%
Batuan2.39%1,1861,05911.99%2.18%
Buenavista0.98%4854615.21%0.97%
Bugtongbato3.18%1,5771,28123.11%4.04%
Cabugao0.45%2252107.14%1.32%
Capilijan2.14%1,0609748.83%1.62%
Colongcolong2.29%1,1371,03010.39%1.90%
Laguinbanua6.51%3,2262,89411.47%2.09%
Mabusao1.33%6616314.75%0.89%
Malindog0.40%1981875.88%1.09%
Maloco5.32%2,6352,5812.09%0.40%
Mina‑a1.38%68361411.24%2.05%
Monlaque1.81%89980811.26%2.05%
Naile5.08%2,5172,3258.26%1.52%
Naisud6.16%3,0552,8387.65%1.41%
Naligusan1.68%8337589.89%1.81%
Ondoy5.01%2,4842,2948.28%1.53%
Poblacion5.94%2,9442,8044.99%0.93%
Polo2.21%1,0951,0197.46%1.38%
Regador4.03%1,9981,9044.94%0.92%
Rivera0.48%24019920.60%3.63%
Rizal2.64%1,3071,2722.75%0.52%
San Isidro3.44%1,7041,6095.90%1.10%
San Jose4.13%2,0481,68421.62%3.80%
Santa Cruz2.58%1,2781,14211.91%2.17%
Tagbaya3.55%1,7611,7212.32%0.44%
Tul‑ang1.67%82962832.01%5.43%
Unat1.65%82074110.66%1.95%
Yawan0.65%32226322.43%3.93%
Ibajay Total49,56445,2799.46%1.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ibajay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 117,492,923.83.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200965,398,630.15
201069,299,298.525.96%
201175,049,126.998.30%
201274,678,533.60-0.49%
201384,198,697.8612.75%
201496,353,169.4414.44%
2015106,722,424.3710.76%
2016117,492,923.8310.09%

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 Ibajay is 5 to 9, with 5,185 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 752 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1904
1 to 43,801
5 to 95,185
10 to 144,909
15 to 194,955
20 to 244,594
25 to 294,017
30 to 343,538
35 to 393,007
40 to 442,554
45 to 492,475
50 to 542,301
55 to 591,915
60 to 641,537
65 to 691,329
70 to 741,002
75 to 79752
80 and over789
Total49,564

Historical population

The population of Ibajay grew from 25,305 in 1960 to 49,564 in 2015, an increase of 24,259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.74%, or an increase of 4,285 people, from the previous population of 45,279 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
25,305
27,1290.68%
30,3432.27%
31,2140.57%
35,6401.34%
36,1840.28%
39,6431.98%
42,7421.04%
45,2792.12%
49,5641.74%

Location

The municipal center of Ibajay is situated at approximately 11° 49' North, 122° 10' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 22.8 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 Ibajay are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Nabas, Tangalan, Pandan, Makato, Numancia, and Lezo. Its distance from the national capital is 332.50 kilometers (206.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Nabas, Aklan, 7.89 kilometers (4.90 miles) to the West (N82°W)
  • Tangalan, Aklan, 11.51 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S65°E)
  • Pandan, Antique, 13.34 kilometers (8.29 miles) to the Southwest (S35°W)
  • Makato, Aklan, 18.26 kilometers (11.34 miles) to the Southeast (S50°E)
  • Numancia, Aklan, 21.71 kilometers (13.49 miles) to the Southeast (S55°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 24.40 kilometers (15.16 miles) to the Southeast (S47°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 332.50 kilometers (206.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 49,564, ranked 536 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 61.35 square kilometers, ranked 711 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 312 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 637 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.74%, ranked 1,516 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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