Sebaste, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count10
Postal code5709
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)111.64 km2 (43.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,907
Density (2015)160 / km2 (415 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 35' North, 122° 6' East (11.5899, 122.0953)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.7 meters (28.4 feet)

Sebaste is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 111.64 square kilometers or 43.10 square miles which constitutes 4.09% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,907. This represented 3.08% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 160 inhabitants per square kilometer or 415 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sebaste has 10 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)
Abiera15.82%2,8322,6735.95%1.11%
Aguila7.97%1,4271,4101.21%0.23%
Alegre3.21%5755249.73%1.78%
Aras‑Asan9.45%1,6931,6433.04%0.57%
Bacalan13.79%2,4702,3325.92%1.10%
Callan10.04%1,7971,6896.39%1.19%
Idio12.45%2,2292,1981.41%0.27%
Nauhon5.34%9578996.45%1.20%
P. Javier1.50%2692488.47%1.56%
Poblacion20.43%3,6583,6540.11%0.02%
Sebaste Total17,90717,2703.69%0.69%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sebaste for the fiscal year of 2016 was 78,386,847.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,120,694.75
201040,337,971.235.82%
201147,988,923.7818.97%
201247,370,204.82-1.29%
2013
201459,802,746.98
201569,404,368.9816.06%
201678,386,847.2212.94%

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 Sebaste is 10 to 14, with 1,981 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 221 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1360
1 to 41,481
5 to 91,909
10 to 141,981
15 to 191,887
20 to 241,538
25 to 291,252
30 to 341,232
35 to 391,050
40 to 44993
45 to 49936
50 to 54833
55 to 59645
60 to 64576
65 to 69434
70 to 74339
75 to 79240
80 and over221
Total17,907

Historical population

The population of Sebaste grew from 8,773 in 1970 to 17,907 in 2015, an increase of 9,134 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 637 people, from the previous population of 17,270 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,773
9,2050.97%
10,3692.41%
12,5531.93%
12,438-0.17%
14,9734.06%
15,8400.78%
17,2703.20%
17,9070.69%

Location

The municipal center of Sebaste is situated at approximately 11° 35' North, 122° 6' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.7 meters or 28.4 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 Sebaste are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pandan, Culasi, Malinao, Madalag, Makato, and Libacao. Its distance from the national capital is 353.32 kilometers (219.54 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pandan, Antique, 14.37 kilometers (8.93 miles) to the North (N0°W)
  • Culasi, Antique, 18.66 kilometers (11.59 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 23.91 kilometers (14.86 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Madalag, Aklan, 24.05 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Makato, Aklan, 25.38 kilometers (15.77 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • Libacao, Aklan, 25.62 kilometers (15.92 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S62°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 353.32 kilometers (219.54 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,907, ranked 1,319 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.10 square kilometers, ranked 965 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 160 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,119 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.69%, ranked 558 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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