Dumarao, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count33
Postal code5812
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)232.56 km2 (89.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)46,157
Density (2015)198 / km2 (514 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 16' North, 122° 41' East (11.2632, 122.6872)
Estimated elevation above sea level29.6 meters (97.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 232.56 square kilometers or 89.79 square miles which constitutes 8.96% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 46,157. This represented 6.06% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 198 inhabitants per square kilometer or 514 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dumarao has 33 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)
Agbatuan1.84%8497848.29%1.53%
Aglalana2.64%1,2181,10110.63%1.94%
Aglanot3.19%1,4711,4163.88%0.73%
Agsirab2.49%1,1511,1450.52%0.10%
Alipasiawan1.14%5254956.06%1.13%
Astorga7.15%3,3022,60326.85%4.63%
Bayog0.45%206213-3.29%-0.63%
Bungsuan10.58%4,8834,6315.44%1.01%
Calapawan2.10%9691,030-5.92%-1.16%
Codingle3.39%1,5631,4865.18%0.97%
Cubi1.28%591627-5.74%-1.12%
Dacuton5.54%2,5552,593-1.47%-0.28%
Dangula2.51%1,1571,0757.63%1.41%
Gibato5.22%2,4112,10214.70%2.65%
Guinotos1.55%7176598.80%1.62%
Jambad1.36%6296063.80%0.71%
Janguslob3.23%1,4901,4095.75%1.07%
Lawaan3.89%1,7951,803-0.44%-0.08%
Malonoy1.99%9178843.73%0.70%
Nagsulang3.18%1,4691,33310.20%1.87%
Ongol Ilawod1.12%517549-5.83%-1.14%
Ongol Ilaya1.77%815878-7.18%-1.41%
Poblacion Ilawod3.41%1,5761,42610.52%1.92%
Poblacion Ilaya4.27%1,9691,9341.81%0.34%
Sagrada Familia4.73%2,1832,0964.15%0.78%
Salcedo3.21%1,4831,489-0.40%-0.08%
San Juan2.30%1,0631,104-3.71%-0.72%
Sibariwan3.27%1,5111,4563.78%0.71%
Tamulalod1.78%82373911.37%2.07%
Taslan1.88%8688650.35%0.07%
Tina2.57%1,1841,1086.86%1.27%
Tinaytayan2.53%1,1661,244-6.27%-1.23%
Traciano2.45%1,1311,1032.54%0.48%
Dumarao Total46,15743,9864.94%0.92%

Historical population

The population of Dumarao grew from 19,231 in 1960 to 46,157 in 2015, an increase of 26,926 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.92%, or an increase of 2,171 people, from the previous population of 43,986 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,231
22,4221.51%
27,3384.06%
29,9341.83%
36,8012.09%
38,0370.62%
40,3031.25%
42,6030.77%
43,9861.17%
46,1570.92%

Location

The municipal center of Dumarao is situated at approximately 11° 16' North, 122° 41' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 29.6 meters or 97.1 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 Dumarao are Passi, Roxas City, Victorias, Silay, Iloilo City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Dumalag, Cuartero, Bingawan, Dao, Tapaz, and Maayon. Its distance from the national capital is 412.09 kilometers (256.06 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dumalag, Capiz, 8.50 kilometers (5.28 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)
  • Cuartero, Capiz, 8.83 kilometers (5.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)
  • Bingawan, Iloilo, 13.49 kilometers (8.38 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • Dao, Capiz, 14.45 kilometers (8.98 miles) to the North (N1°W)
  • Tapaz, Capiz, 16.36 kilometers (10.16 miles) to the West (S89°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 17.14 kilometers (10.65 miles) to the Northeast (N37°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 412.09 kilometers (256.06 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 46,157, ranked 585 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 89.79 square kilometers, ranked 469 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 198 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 987 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.92%, ranked 1,144 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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