Dumalag, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count19
Postal code5813
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)109.18 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,466
Density (2015)270 / km2 (699 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 18' North, 122° 37' East (11.3042, 122.6214)
Estimated elevation above sea level27.7 meters (90.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 109.18 square kilometers or 42.15 square miles which constitutes 4.21% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,466. This represented 3.87% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 270 inhabitants per square kilometer or 699 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dumalag has 19 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)
Concepcion4.84%1,4271,3416.41%1.19%
Consolacion7.96%2,3462,373-1.14%-0.22%
Dolores5.27%1,5531,5371.04%0.20%
Duran11.14%3,2833,1743.43%0.64%
Poblacion9.20%2,7112,971-8.75%-1.73%
San Agustin2.25%66352925.33%4.39%
San Jose4.48%1,3211,3140.53%0.10%
San Martin1.55%4584443.15%0.59%
San Miguel6.94%2,0441,82112.25%2.22%
San Rafael5.70%1,6811,6571.45%0.27%
San Roque6.67%1,9641,8019.05%1.66%
Santa Carmen2.64%7797661.70%0.32%
Santa Cruz7.41%2,1832,0755.20%0.97%
Santa Monica1.92%567593-4.38%-0.85%
Santa Rita2.24%6616147.65%1.41%
Santa Teresa2.72%802879-8.76%-1.73%
Santo Angel8.42%2,4802,607-4.87%-0.95%
Santo Niño6.51%1,9192,261-15.13%-3.07%
Santo Rosario2.12%62454115.34%2.75%
Dumalag Total29,46629,2980.57%0.11%

Historical population

The population of Dumalag grew from 14,934 in 1960 to 29,466 in 2015, an increase of 14,532 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.11%, or an increase of 168 people, from the previous population of 29,298 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,934
18,3482.03%
20,0381.78%
22,1982.07%
25,4841.39%
28,3482.02%
25,920-1.90%
29,2211.67%
29,2980.10%
29,4660.11%

Location

The municipal center of Dumalag is situated at approximately 11° 18' North, 122° 37' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 27.7 meters or 90.7 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 Dumalag are Passi, Roxas City, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Cuartero, Dumarao, Bingawan, Tapaz, Dao, and Sigma. Its distance from the national capital is 404.85 kilometers (251.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Cuartero, Capiz, 6.64 kilometers (4.13 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • Dumarao, Capiz, 8.50 kilometers (5.28 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Bingawan, Iloilo, 9.84 kilometers (6.11 miles) to the Southwest (S37°W)
  • Tapaz, Capiz, 10.32 kilometers (6.41 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)
  • Dao, Capiz, 12.11 kilometers (7.53 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 13.81 kilometers (8.58 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 404.85 kilometers (251.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,466, ranked 957 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.15 square kilometers, ranked 981 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 270 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 761 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.11%, ranked 1,524 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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