Laua-an, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count40
Postal code5705
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)100.72 km2 (38.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,072
Density (2015)259 / km2 (670 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 9' North, 122° 2' East (11.1429, 122.0416)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.8 meters (42.1 feet)

Laua-an is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 100.72 square kilometers or 38.89 square miles which constitutes 3.69% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,072. This represented 4.48% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 259 inhabitants per square kilometer or 670 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Laua-an has 40 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)
Bagongbayan2.71%7066597.13%1.32%
Banban0.56%14712913.95%2.52%
Bongbongan0.96%250265-5.66%-1.10%
Cabariwan2.53%6606206.45%1.20%
Cadajug4.42%1,1531,1103.87%0.73%
Canituan2.18%568572-0.70%-0.13%
Capnayan1.40%36531914.42%2.60%
Casit‑an4.60%1,2001,1573.72%0.70%
Guiamon0.96%2492394.18%0.78%
Guinbanga‑an7.21%1,8791,8640.80%0.15%
Guisijan9.22%2,4042,3820.92%0.18%
Igtadiao1.13%29426212.21%2.22%
Intao2.53%660672-1.79%-0.34%
Jaguikican3.35%874896-2.46%-0.47%
Jinalinan0.77%202220-8.18%-1.61%
Lactudan0.95%247274-9.85%-1.96%
Latazon1.83%476494-3.64%-0.70%
Laua‑an1.45%3793498.60%1.58%
Liberato1.58%411463-11.23%-2.24%
Lindero6.32%1,6491,5605.71%1.06%
Liya‑liya1.62%4223956.84%1.27%
Loon2.85%7437351.09%0.21%
Lugta2.76%71957624.83%4.31%
Lupa‑an2.14%5595570.36%0.07%
Magyapo0.99%2572426.20%1.15%
Maria5.03%1,3111,364-3.89%-0.75%
Mauno2.01%52445714.66%2.64%
Maybunga2.01%52534353.06%8.44%
Necesito1.18%307339-9.44%-1.87%
Oloc4.48%1,16899417.51%3.12%
Omlot1.00%26023311.59%2.11%
Pandanan1.38%3593463.76%0.70%
Paningayan1.47%3843606.67%1.24%
Pascuala0.74%194202-3.96%-0.77%
Poblacion7.58%1,9751,9332.17%0.41%
San Ramon0.64%16713920.14%3.56%
Santiago2.57%6706227.72%1.43%
Tibacan0.68%177230-23.04%-4.86%
Tigunhao1.32%343375-8.53%-1.68%
Virginia0.90%235263-10.65%-2.12%
Laua-an Total26,07225,2113.42%0.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Laua-an for the fiscal year of 2016 was 74,159,664.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,996,874.82
201041,427,653.55-1.36%
201148,944,810.6818.15%
201247,470,653.03-3.01%
201352,956,610.6811.56%
201459,837,497.8612.99%
201567,831,380.3213.36%
201674,159,664.059.33%

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 Laua-an is 10 to 14, with 2,887 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 374 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1601
1 to 42,216
5 to 92,772
10 to 142,887
15 to 192,709
20 to 242,191
25 to 291,758
30 to 341,525
35 to 391,590
40 to 441,476
45 to 491,400
50 to 541,216
55 to 591,016
60 to 64812
65 to 69622
70 to 74505
75 to 79374
80 and over402
Total26,072

Historical population

The population of Laua-an grew from 12,967 in 1960 to 26,072 in 2015, an increase of 13,105 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 861 people, from the previous population of 25,211 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,967
15,4611.74%
17,4982.51%
18,7851.43%
19,8650.56%
21,0691.11%
23,2582.14%
23,8080.32%
25,2112.11%
26,0720.64%

Location

The municipal center of Laua-an is situated at approximately 11° 9' North, 122° 2' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.8 meters or 42.1 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 Laua-an are Passi, Iloilo City, Roxas City, Silay, Bago, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Barbaza, Bugasong, Tibiao, Valderrama, Patnongon, and Culasi. Its distance from the national capital is 398.44 kilometers (247.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 398.44 kilometers (247.58 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,072, ranked 1,056 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 38.89 square kilometers, ranked 1,039 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 259 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 792 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 664 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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