Capiz

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Capiz
Typeprovince
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
Cities1
Municipalities16
Barangays473
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)2,594.64 km2 (1,001.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)761,384
Density (2015)293 / km2 (760 / sq mi)

Capiz is a province in the Philippines situated in the Western Visayas region occupying the western section of the Visayas. Its capital is the City of Roxas.

The province has a land area of 2,594.64 square kilometers or 1,001.80 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 761,384. This represented 10.10% of the total population of the Western Visayas region, 3.93% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 0.75% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 293 inhabitants per square kilometer or 760 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Capiz is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Sibuyan Sea, Iloilo, and Aklan, Antique.

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Local government units

Capiz has 16 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 473.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Cuarteromunicipality27,40825,4561.42%106.5825722
Daomunicipality32,49631,9110.35%88.6436720
Dumalagmunicipality29,46629,2980.11%109.1827019
Dumaraomunicipality46,15743,9860.92%232.5619833
Ivisanmunicipality29,05526,7631.58%54.2053615
Jamindanmunicipality36,67735,0020.89%412.038930
Maayonmunicipality38,41636,4301.02%142.3227032
Mambusaomunicipality39,64437,6720.98%136.9129026
Panaymunicipality46,11443,4491.14%116.3739642
Panitanmunicipality40,28937,8951.17%89.8844826
Pilarmunicipality45,28741,5721.64%77.9958124
Pontevedramunicipality46,42843,5251.24%130.9035526
President Roxasmunicipality29,67628,5610.73%77.8838122
Roxas Citycity (CC), capital167,003156,1971.28%95.071,75747
Sapianmunicipality25,82124,7790.79%105.2424510
Sigmamunicipality30,13429,1380.64%101.7129621
Tapazmunicipality51,31348,0511.26%517.189958
Capiz Total761,384719,6851.08%2,594.64293473

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Capiz for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,117,707,876.32.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009659,040,321.86
2010719,384,219.609.16%
2011786,850,602.579.38%
2012732,259,331.64-6.94%
2013796,064,105.918.71%
2014893,668,238.3112.26%
20151,015,519,005.3413.63%
20161,117,707,876.3210.06%

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  • 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 Capiz is 15 to 19, with 78,718 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9,406 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114,022
1 to 460,214
5 to 975,419
10 to 1476,543
15 to 1978,718
20 to 2471,873
25 to 2959,959
30 to 3451,586
35 to 3947,053
40 to 4442,415
45 to 4940,850
50 to 5436,258
55 to 5931,201
60 to 6425,267
65 to 6917,999
70 to 7412,942
75 to 799,659
80 and over9,406
Total761,384

Historical population

The population of Capiz grew from 315,079 in 1960 to 761,384 in 2015, an increase of 446,305 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 41,699 people, from the previous population of 719,685 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
119,948
155,3421.65%
228,6601.95%
244,8890.71%
315,0792.24%
394,0412.21%
445,7162.50%
492,2312.00%
584,0911.73%
624,4691.26%
654,1561.00%
701,6640.97%
719,6850.93%
761,3841.08%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Capiz as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (New Route)

Secondary Roads

  • Capiz-Aklan Road
  • Iloilo East Coast-Capiz Road
  • Junction National Road Cuartero-Tapulang-Maayon Road
  • Maayon-Junction Bailan Road
  • Roxas City-Cagay-Sibaguan-Balijuagan-Cudian-Ivisan Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Dao By-Pass Road
  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (Old Route)
  • Junction National Road-Ayuyan-Tinaytayan Road
  • Junction National Road-Dumarao-San Rafael (Iloilo) Road
  • Junction National Road-Jamindan-Linambasan-Camp V Peralta Road
  • Junction National Road-Mi-anay-Duyoc-Calaan-Panitan Road
  • Lanot-Loctugan-Panitan Boundary Road
  • Mambusao-Imbug Road
  • Roxas City Boundary-Panitan-Bailan Road
  • San Roque-Baybay-Culasi Road
  • Sigma-Mambusao-Jamindan Road
  • Tapaz-Jamindan-Altavaz Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 761,384, ranked 38 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,001.80 square kilometers, ranked 55 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 293 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 22 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 62 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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