Jamindan, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count30
Postal code5808
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)412.03 km2 (159.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,677
Density (2015)89 / km2 (231 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 25' North, 122° 31' East (11.4089, 122.5105)
Estimated elevation above sea level33.5 meters (109.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 412.03 square kilometers or 159.09 square miles which constitutes 15.88% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,677. This represented 4.82% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 89 inhabitants per square kilometer or 231 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jamindan has 30 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)
Agambulong7.06%2,5902,3888.46%1.56%
Agbun‑od2.55%93776622.32%3.91%
Agcagay3.61%1,3241,377-3.85%-0.74%
Aglibacao1.35%496547-9.32%-1.85%
Agloloway2.45%89980711.40%2.08%
Bayebaye4.95%1,8171,7553.53%0.66%
Caridad1.48%542629-13.83%-2.79%
Esperanza2.51%9229111.21%0.23%
Fe1.44%5284897.98%1.47%
Ganzon2.48%91078515.92%2.85%
Guintas2.88%1,0589986.01%1.12%
Igang1.19%436452-3.54%-0.68%
Jaena Norte11.17%4,0973,59214.06%2.54%
Jaena Sur3.93%1,4421,16124.20%4.21%
Jagnaya3.44%1,2621,2074.56%0.85%
Lapaz2.99%1,0971,125-2.49%-0.48%
Linambasan3.36%1,2311,2210.82%0.16%
Lucero6.36%2,3322,00816.14%2.89%
Maantol2.24%822933-11.90%-2.38%
Masgrau0.52%1921806.67%1.24%
Milan3.79%1,3891,3423.50%0.66%
Molet1.10%404431-6.26%-1.22%
Pangabat3.81%1,3961,3940.14%0.03%
Pangabuan5.06%1,8551,6939.57%1.76%
Pasol‑o2.43%89071324.82%4.31%
Poblacion4.86%1,7821,982-10.09%-2.00%
San Jose2.86%1,04892213.67%2.47%
San Juan2.28%838859-2.44%-0.47%
San Vicente2.94%1,0791,092-1.19%-0.23%
Santo Rosario2.90%1,0621,243-14.56%-2.95%
Jamindan Total36,67735,0024.79%0.89%

Historical population

The population of Jamindan grew from 16,090 in 1960 to 36,677 in 2015, an increase of 20,587 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.89%, or an increase of 1,675 people, from the previous population of 35,002 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,090
20,4832.39%
23,8933.14%
25,6521.43%
27,8960.84%
34,0223.79%
33,966-0.04%
34,8310.35%
35,0020.18%
36,6770.89%

Location

The municipal center of Jamindan is situated at approximately 11° 25' North, 122° 31' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.5 meters or 109.9 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 Jamindan are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Mambusao, Sapian, Altavas, Tapaz, Dumalag, and Sigma. Its distance from the national capital is 389.18 kilometers (241.83 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mambusao, Capiz, 9.34 kilometers (5.80 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)
  • Sapian, Capiz, 13.88 kilometers (8.63 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)
  • Altavas, Aklan, 14.41 kilometers (8.96 miles) to the North (N10°W)
  • Tapaz, Capiz, 16.57 kilometers (10.29 miles) to the South (S10°E)
  • Dumalag, Capiz, 16.75 kilometers (10.41 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 17.00 kilometers (10.56 miles) to the East (N85°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 389.18 kilometers (241.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,677, ranked 762 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 159.09 square kilometers, ranked 203 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 89 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,376 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.89%, ranked 1,172 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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