Madalag, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count25
Postal code5603
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)269.60 km2 (104.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,389
Density (2015)68 / km2 (177 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 32' North, 122° 18' East (11.5269, 122.3063)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.9 meters (137.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 269.60 square kilometers or 104.09 square miles which constitutes 14.80% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,389. This represented 3.20% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 177 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Madalag has 25 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)
Alaminos6.84%1,2571,07117.37%3.10%
Alas‑as3.86%7106843.80%0.71%
Bacyang2.77%50943915.95%2.86%
Balactasan4.00%7357221.80%0.34%
Cabangahan2.35%433494-12.35%-2.48%
Cabilawan2.65%487616-20.94%-4.38%
Catabana2.44%448513-12.67%-2.55%
Dit‑Ana2.40%44139511.65%2.12%
Galicia1.97%3633620.28%0.05%
Guinatu‑an2.42%44540410.15%1.86%
Logohon2.74%504523-3.63%-0.70%
Mamba4.51%8307569.79%1.79%
Maria Cristina4.82%887938-5.44%-1.06%
Medina6.01%1,1051,0851.84%0.35%
Mercedes2.97%5465430.55%0.10%
Napnot2.81%517789-34.47%-7.73%
Pang‑Itan4.93%9068931.46%0.28%
Paningayan6.13%1,1271,352-16.64%-3.41%
Panipiason8.07%1,4841,32611.92%2.17%
Poblacion9.65%1,7751,56213.64%2.46%
San Jose5.10%9378638.57%1.58%
Singay2.25%413450-8.22%-1.62%
Talangban2.75%50643715.79%2.83%
Talimagao1.89%3473450.58%0.11%
Tigbawan3.68%67760611.72%2.13%
Madalag Total18,38918,1681.22%0.23%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Madalag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,186,338.12.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,976,227.04
201051,308,186.534.76%
201155,458,539.528.09%
201253,418,772.05-3.68%
201359,306,235.5711.02%
201467,220,485.3913.34%
201576,139,261.2013.27%
201684,186,338.1210.57%

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 Madalag is 15 to 19, with 2,030 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 272 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1303
1 to 41,455
5 to 91,970
10 to 142,025
15 to 192,030
20 to 241,778
25 to 291,405
30 to 341,133
35 to 391,041
40 to 44946
45 to 49886
50 to 54774
55 to 59685
60 to 64557
65 to 69479
70 to 74373
75 to 79272
80 and over277
Total18,389

Historical population

The population of Madalag grew from 10,883 in 1960 to 18,389 in 2015, an increase of 7,506 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.23%, or an increase of 221 people, from the previous population of 18,168 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,883
12,4401.32%
14,2092.70%
14,128-0.11%
15,1660.71%
16,6591.77%
17,4410.99%
17,8890.35%
18,1680.56%
18,3890.23%

Location

The municipal center of Madalag is situated at approximately 11° 32' North, 122° 18' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.9 meters or 137.3 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 Madalag are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Libacao, Balete, Banga, Malinao, Lezo, and New Washington. Its distance from the national capital is 368.20 kilometers (228.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Libacao, Aklan, 5.14 kilometers (3.19 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Balete, Aklan, 8.65 kilometers (5.37 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • Banga, Aklan, 12.63 kilometers (7.85 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N13°E)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 12.94 kilometers (8.04 miles) to the North (N1°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 15.79 kilometers (9.81 miles) to the North (N9°E)
  • New Washington, Aklan, 19.40 kilometers (12.05 miles) to the Northeast (N46°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 368.20 kilometers (228.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,389, ranked 1,308 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 104.09 square kilometers, ranked 381 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 68 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,461 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.23%, ranked 1,599 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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