Tobias Fornier, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count50
Postal code5716
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)112.12 km2 (43.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,046
Density (2015)295 / km2 (763 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 31' North, 121° 57' East (10.5162, 121.9451)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.0 meters (46.0 feet)

Tobias Fornier, formerly known as Dao, is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 112.12 square kilometers or 43.29 square miles which constitutes 4.11% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,046. This represented 5.68% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 295 inhabitants per square kilometer or 763 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tobias Fornier has 50 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)
Abaca5.71%1,8881,8173.91%0.73%
Aras‑Asan3.39%1,12092421.21%3.73%
Arobo1.68%5565246.11%1.14%
Atabay2.70%89278413.78%2.49%
Atiotes1.46%4814555.71%1.06%
Bagumbayan1.53%50644214.48%2.61%
Balloscas1.58%5234838.28%1.53%
Balud1.71%565704-19.74%-4.10%
Barasanan A1.99%65957913.82%2.49%
Barasanan B1.55%5125012.20%0.41%
Barasanan C0.91%3012817.12%1.32%
Bariri0.54%1791705.29%0.99%
Camandagan1.56%5154817.07%1.31%
Cato‑ogan3.55%1,1741,0977.02%1.30%
Danawan1.85%61249024.90%4.32%
Diclum2.15%7116647.08%1.31%
Fatima3.92%1,2951,2573.02%0.57%
Gamad1.48%4904782.51%0.47%
Igbalogo1.49%4934900.61%0.12%
Igbangcal‑A1.44%4754710.85%0.16%
Igbangcal‑B1.75%57744429.95%5.12%
Igbangcal‑C0.97%3203132.24%0.42%
Igcabuad0.74%24317142.11%6.92%
Igcadac1.38%4564198.83%1.62%
Igcado2.85%94183812.29%2.23%
Igcalawagan1.57%52043718.99%3.37%
Igcapuyas0.61%20017911.73%2.13%
Igcasicad0.72%2392284.82%0.90%
Igdalaguit4.37%1,4451,25015.60%2.80%
Igdanlog2.64%8728433.44%0.65%
Igdurarog1.67%55342330.73%5.23%
Igtugas1.24%4103846.77%1.26%
Lawigan0.83%2752701.85%0.35%
Lindero1.17%38534112.90%2.34%
Manaling0.87%2872648.71%1.60%
Masayo3.40%1,1241,247-9.86%-1.96%
Nagsubuan0.82%2722614.21%0.79%
Nasuli‑A2.48%818894-8.50%-1.68%
Opsan1.89%6245915.58%1.04%
Paciencia3.33%1,09991420.24%3.57%
Poblacion Norte5.09%1,6831,6114.47%0.84%
Poblacion Sur4.09%1,3521,2984.16%0.78%
Portillo0.64%2122034.43%0.83%
Quezon1.02%33830112.29%2.23%
Salamague1.20%39533218.98%3.36%
Santo Tomas2.19%72553236.28%6.07%
Tacbuyan0.62%20418510.27%1.88%
Tene1.01%334339-1.47%-0.28%
Villaflor4.48%1,4801,4452.42%0.46%
Ysulat2.17%71662015.48%2.78%
Tobias Fornier Total33,04630,6697.75%1.43%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tobias Fornier for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,175,577.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,264,175.89
201050,930,715.325.52%
201155,362,989.488.70%
201254,172,904.32-2.15%
201359,980,988.0010.72%
201468,236,647.5013.76%
201576,846,330.0612.62%
201684,175,577.779.54%

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 Tobias Fornier is 10 to 14, with 3,443 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 527 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1527
1 to 42,489
5 to 93,142
10 to 143,443
15 to 193,163
20 to 242,900
25 to 292,485
30 to 342,229
35 to 392,039
40 to 441,867
45 to 491,792
50 to 541,582
55 to 591,416
60 to 641,180
65 to 69831
70 to 74770
75 to 79566
80 and over625
Total33,046

Historical population

The population of Tobias Fornier grew from 15,329 in 1960 to 33,046 in 2015, an increase of 17,717 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.43%, or an increase of 2,377 people, from the previous population of 30,669 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,329
19,0632.16%
21,1392.10%
22,5111.27%
25,8161.38%
26,1550.24%
27,3310.95%
29,7721.19%
30,6691.09%
33,0461.43%

Location

The municipal center of Tobias Fornier is situated at approximately 10° 31' North, 121° 57' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.0 meters or 46.0 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 Tobias Fornier are Iloilo City, Bago, Sipalay, Passi, La Carlota, and Himamaylan. The nearest municipalities are Anini-y, Hamtic, San Joaquin, San Jose de Buenavista, Sibalom, and Miagao. Its distance from the national capital is 462.78 kilometers (287.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 462.78 kilometers (287.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,046, ranked 843 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.29 square kilometers, ranked 958 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 295 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 678 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.43%, ranked 1,601 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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