Cuartero, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count22
Postal code5811
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)106.58 km2 (41.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,408
Density (2015)257 / km2 (666 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 20' North, 122° 40' East (11.3411, 122.6694)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.1 meters (72.5 feet)

Cuartero is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Capiz.

The municipality has a land area of 106.58 square kilometers or 41.15 square miles which constitutes 4.11% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,408. This represented 3.60% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 257 inhabitants per square kilometer or 666 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cuartero has 22 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)
Agcabugao3.07%84273814.09%2.54%
Agdahon7.83%2,1452,0434.99%0.93%
Agnaga3.03%8317757.23%1.34%
Angub4.72%1,2941,2186.24%1.16%
Balingasag3.42%93783811.81%2.15%
Bito‑on Ilawod3.98%1,0921,095-0.27%-0.05%
Bito‑on Ilaya4.09%1,1211,220-8.11%-1.60%
Bun‑od2.58%7066538.12%1.50%
Carataya6.14%1,6821,5399.29%1.71%
Lunayan2.69%73661719.29%3.41%
Mahabang Sapa2.61%7147140.00%0.00%
Mahunodhunod5.79%1,5881,34018.51%3.29%
Maindang4.86%1,3321,14316.54%2.96%
Mainit4.46%1,2221,1298.24%1.52%
Malagab‑i5.98%1,6401,6231.05%0.20%
Nagba6.14%1,6821,37122.68%3.97%
Poblacion Ilawod4.17%1,1441,174-2.56%-0.49%
Poblacion Ilaya3.75%1,0299439.12%1.68%
Poblacion Takas6.28%1,7221,730-0.46%-0.09%
Puti‑an4.26%1,1681,05111.13%2.03%
San Antonio6.20%1,6991,5618.84%1.63%
Sinabsaban3.95%1,08294114.98%2.69%
Cuartero Total27,40825,4567.67%1.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cuartero for the fiscal year of 2016 was 81,105,318.34.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,751,364.84
201048,757,187.686.57%
201152,837,016.478.37%
201251,807,633.93-1.95%
201357,296,623.7310.59%
201464,264,438.5612.16%
201573,506,071.0014.38%
201681,105,318.3410.34%

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 Cuartero is 15 to 19, with 2,756 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 372 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1464
1 to 42,091
5 to 92,706
10 to 142,659
15 to 192,756
20 to 242,603
25 to 292,180
30 to 341,847
35 to 391,722
40 to 441,540
45 to 491,511
50 to 541,369
55 to 591,118
60 to 64909
65 to 69708
70 to 74472
75 to 79381
80 and over372
Total27,408

Historical population

The population of Cuartero grew from 11,534 in 1960 to 27,408 in 2015, an increase of 15,874 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.42%, or an increase of 1,952 people, from the previous population of 25,456 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,534
14,4972.26%
17,6654.05%
18,5130.94%
22,5972.01%
26,4773.01%
24,286-1.83%
25,3060.57%
25,4560.22%
27,4081.42%

Location

The municipal center of Cuartero is situated at approximately 11° 20' North, 122° 40' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.1 meters or 72.5 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 Cuartero are Passi, Roxas City, Victorias, Silay, Iloilo City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Dao, Dumalag, Dumarao, Sigma, Mambusao, and Maayon. Its distance from the national capital is 403.52 kilometers (250.74 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dao, Capiz, 6.08 kilometers (3.78 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Dumalag, Capiz, 6.64 kilometers (4.13 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Dumarao, Capiz, 8.83 kilometers (5.49 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 8.86 kilometers (5.50 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Mambusao, Capiz, 12.52 kilometers (7.78 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 13.22 kilometers (8.22 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 403.52 kilometers (250.74 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,408, ranked 1,002 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.15 square kilometers, ranked 996 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 257 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 797 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.42%, ranked 565 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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