San Jose de Buenavista, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count28
Postal code5700
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)48.56 km2 (18.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)62,534
Density (2015)1,288 / km2 (3,335 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 45' North, 121° 56' East (10.7436, 121.9411)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.8 meters (61.7 feet)

San Jose de Buenavista is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 48.56 square kilometers or 18.75 square miles which constitutes 1.78% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 62,534. This represented 10.74% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,288 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,335 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Jose de Buenavista has 28 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)
Atabay3.62%2,2662,1644.71%0.88%
Badiang4.79%2,9952,63813.53%2.45%
Barangay 14.49%2,8082,7621.67%0.31%
Barangay 22.88%1,8041,867-3.37%-0.65%
Barangay 35.41%3,3843,2892.89%0.54%
Barangay 44.71%2,9432,8473.37%0.63%
Barangay 51.55%9691,048-7.54%-1.48%
Barangay 60.78%4894821.45%0.27%
Barangay 70.63%395398-0.75%-0.14%
Barangay 87.50%4,6894,6710.39%0.07%
Bariri1.93%1,2091,1306.99%1.29%
Bugarot1.51%946952-0.63%-0.12%
Cansadan3.16%1,9781,38043.33%7.09%
Durog0.79%49628077.14%11.50%
Funda‑Dalipe9.40%5,8795,4986.93%1.28%
Igbonglo2.24%1,4011,3027.60%1.41%
Inabasan2.21%1,3821,3571.84%0.35%
Madrangca4.21%2,6302,25216.79%3.00%
Magcalon1.81%1,1321,0745.40%1.01%
Malaiba2.74%1,7121,6245.42%1.01%
Maybato Norte6.75%4,2193,71613.54%2.45%
Maybato Sur3.49%2,1851,65532.02%5.43%
Mojon2.43%1,5171,4385.49%1.02%
Pantao1.21%7567520.53%0.10%
San Angel3.95%2,4682,3106.84%1.27%
San Fernando4.33%2,7082,28318.62%3.30%
San Pedro9.17%5,7355,3008.21%1.51%
Supa2.30%1,4391,3784.43%0.83%
San Jose de Buenavista Total62,53457,8478.10%1.49%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Jose de Buenavista for the fiscal year of 2016 was 175,660,406.94.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200996,688,927.21
2010104,064,314.237.63%
2011111,247,989.276.90%
2012112,308,591.480.95%
2013123,554,872.6610.01%
2014141,374,945.0514.42%
2015156,729,074.7510.86%
2016175,660,406.9412.08%

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 San Jose de Buenavista is 5 to 9, with 6,264 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 708 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,211
1 to 44,957
5 to 96,264
10 to 146,122
15 to 196,058
20 to 245,719
25 to 295,265
30 to 344,698
35 to 394,290
40 to 443,494
45 to 493,347
50 to 542,879
55 to 592,485
60 to 642,072
65 to 691,400
70 to 74845
75 to 79708
80 and over720
Total62,534

Historical population

The population of San Jose de Buenavista grew from 17,124 in 1960 to 62,534 in 2015, an increase of 45,410 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.49%, or an increase of 4,687 people, from the previous population of 57,847 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,124
23,3843.09%
24,7301.13%
30,2664.12%
40,2672.90%
42,9271.21%
48,2612.54%
54,8711.79%
57,8471.94%
62,5341.49%

Location

The municipal center of San Jose de Buenavista is situated at approximately 10° 45' North, 121° 56' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.8 meters or 61.7 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 San Jose de Buenavista are Iloilo City, Passi, Bago, Bacolod, Talisay, and La Carlota. The nearest municipalities are Hamtic, Sibalom, Belison, San Remigio, Patnongon, and Tobias Fornier. Its distance from the national capital is 438.20 kilometers (272.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 438.20 kilometers (272.29 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 62,534, ranked 387 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.75 square kilometers, ranked 1,399 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,288 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 125 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.49%, ranked 711 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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