Dao, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count20
Postal code5810
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,496
Density (2015)367 / km2 (950 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 24' North, 122° 41' East (11.3938, 122.6852)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.9 meters (55.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 88.64 square kilometers or 34.22 square miles which constitutes 3.42% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,496. This represented 4.27% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 367 inhabitants per square kilometer or 950 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dao has 20 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)
Aganan1.82%5905900.00%0.00%
Agtambi3.63%1,1791,354-12.92%-2.60%
Agtanguay4.10%1,3331,2209.26%1.70%
Balucuan10.18%3,3083,0966.85%1.27%
Bita1.75%570591-3.55%-0.69%
Centro2.67%869979-11.24%-2.24%
Daplas2.47%803824-2.55%-0.49%
Duyoc8.56%2,7822,47212.54%2.27%
Ilas Sur4.83%1,5701,40511.74%2.14%
Lacaron7.22%2,3472,11810.81%1.97%
Malonoy4.38%1,4241,4200.28%0.05%
Manhoy6.14%1,9942,117-5.81%-1.13%
Mapulang Bato1.88%610642-4.98%-0.97%
Matagnop11.28%3,6673,4466.41%1.19%
Nasunogan8.18%2,6592,682-0.86%-0.16%
Poblacion Ilawod2.89%939988-4.96%-0.96%
Poblacion Ilaya5.36%1,7411,819-4.29%-0.83%
Quinabcaban4.32%1,4031,488-5.71%-1.11%
Quinayuya3.91%1,2701,2174.35%0.81%
San Agustin4.43%1,4381,443-0.35%-0.07%
Dao Total32,49631,9111.83%0.35%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,318,824.34.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,429,691.78
201051,108,500.665.53%
201154,655,877.896.94%
201253,342,430.67-2.40%
201359,256,825.8911.09%
201467,891,186.4314.57%
201576,306,101.3412.39%
201683,318,824.349.19%

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 Dao is 15 to 19, with 3,329 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 477 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1546
1 to 42,374
5 to 92,882
10 to 143,086
15 to 193,329
20 to 243,142
25 to 292,589
30 to 342,236
35 to 391,948
40 to 441,750
45 to 491,843
50 to 541,663
55 to 591,535
60 to 641,173
65 to 69791
70 to 74637
75 to 79477
80 and over495
Total32,496

Historical population

The population of Dao grew from 16,624 in 1960 to 32,496 in 2015, an increase of 15,872 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 585 people, from the previous population of 31,911 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,624
18,5351.07%
21,0522.59%
23,9212.59%
29,1562.00%
29,2660.07%
30,6230.98%
31,4200.35%
31,9110.57%
32,4960.35%

Location

The municipal center of Dao is situated at approximately 11° 24' North, 122° 41' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.9 meters or 55.3 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 Dao are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Iloilo City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Sigma, Cuartero, Maayon, Mambusao, Panitan, and Dumalag. Its distance from the national capital is 399.12 kilometers (248.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sigma, Capiz, 3.69 kilometers (2.29 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)
  • Cuartero, Capiz, 6.08 kilometers (3.78 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 10.49 kilometers (6.52 miles) to the East (S86°E)
  • Mambusao, Capiz, 10.57 kilometers (6.57 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)
  • Panitan, Capiz, 11.91 kilometers (7.40 miles) to the Northeast (N50°E)
  • Dumalag, Capiz, 12.11 kilometers (7.53 miles) to the Southwest (S35°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 399.12 kilometers (248.00 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,496, ranked 854 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.22 square kilometers, ranked 1,106 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 367 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 538 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.35%, ranked 865 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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