Kalibo, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count16
Postal code5600
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)50.75 km2 (19.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)80,605
Density (2015)1,588 / km2 (4,115 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 43' North, 122° 22' East (11.7089, 122.3640)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.2 meters (43.3 feet)

Kalibo is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 50.75 square kilometers or 19.59 square miles which constitutes 2.79% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 80,605. This represented 14.02% of the total population of Aklan province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,588 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,115 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kalibo has 16 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)
Andagaw15.76%12,70312,6070.76%0.14%
Bachaw Norte2.90%2,3362,03115.02%2.70%
Bachaw Sur3.88%3,1312,68816.48%2.95%
Briones1.64%1,3211,2466.02%1.12%
Buswang New12.94%10,4319,23113.00%2.35%
Buswang Old4.03%3,2472,42034.17%5.76%
Caano2.24%1,8031,48821.17%3.72%
Estancia10.39%8,3728,672-3.46%-0.67%
Linabuan Norte5.12%4,1304,0581.77%0.34%
Mabilo2.95%2,3782,2983.48%0.65%
Mobo1.91%1,5431,939-20.42%-4.26%
Nalook4.12%3,3232,87915.42%2.77%
Poblacion14.58%11,75111,0186.65%1.23%
Pook7.13%5,7445,01014.65%2.64%
Tigayon7.00%5,6404,64821.34%3.75%
Tinigaw3.41%2,7522,38615.34%2.75%
Kalibo Total80,60574,6198.02%1.48%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kalibo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 285,722,301.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009130,180,542.98
2010146,311,744.4812.39%
2011169,949,171.3416.16%
2012177,935,664.934.70%
2013190,169,814.156.88%
2014211,820,493.5111.38%
2015248,026,612.8417.09%
2016285,722,301.3315.20%

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 Kalibo is 15 to 19, with 7,704 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 921 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,472
1 to 45,855
5 to 97,671
10 to 147,446
15 to 197,704
20 to 247,592
25 to 296,629
30 to 346,012
35 to 395,620
40 to 444,656
45 to 494,578
50 to 543,937
55 to 593,393
60 to 642,731
65 to 691,995
70 to 741,299
75 to 79921
80 and over1,094
Total80,605

Historical population

The population of Kalibo grew from 21,303 in 1960 to 80,605 in 2015, an increase of 59,302 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.48%, or an increase of 5,986 people, from the previous population of 74,619 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,303
30,2473.49%
31,9471.10%
39,8944.54%
51,3872.56%
58,0652.32%
62,4381.57%
69,7001.53%
74,6192.51%
80,6051.48%

Location

The municipal center of Kalibo is situated at approximately 11° 43' North, 122° 22' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.2 meters or 43.3 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 Kalibo are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Numancia, Lezo, Makato, Banga, Malinao, and New Washington. Its distance from the national capital is 352.35 kilometers (218.94 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Numancia, Aklan, 3.94 kilometers (2.45 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 5.96 kilometers (3.70 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)
  • Makato, Aklan, 7.79 kilometers (4.84 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Banga, Aklan, 8.55 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 9.46 kilometers (5.88 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)
  • New Washington, Aklan, 10.36 kilometers (6.44 miles) to the Southeast (S49°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 352.35 kilometers (218.94 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 80,605, ranked 261 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.59 square kilometers, ranked 1,380 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,588 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 104 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.48%, ranked 1,494 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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