Mambusao, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count26
Postal code5807
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)136.91 km2 (52.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,644
Density (2015)290 / km2 (750 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 26' North, 122° 36' East (11.4266, 122.5942)
Estimated elevation above sea level21.9 meters (71.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 136.91 square kilometers or 52.86 square miles which constitutes 5.28% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,644. This represented 5.21% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.53% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 290 inhabitants per square kilometer or 750 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mambusao has 26 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)
Atiplo6.04%2,3952,02918.04%3.21%
Balat‑an2.90%1,1511,199-4.00%-0.77%
Balit2.58%1,02489214.80%2.66%
Batiano2.30%9128922.24%0.42%
Bating2.59%1,0259695.78%1.08%
Bato Bato5.37%2,1291,74522.01%3.86%
Baye2.12%841906-7.17%-1.41%
Bergante2.52%9981,012-1.38%-0.26%
Bula7.57%3,0002,9910.30%0.06%
Bunga3.27%1,2981,2553.43%0.64%
Bungsi2.01%79567917.08%3.05%
Burias10.21%4,0493,62011.85%2.16%
Caidquid5.13%2,0321,77914.22%2.56%
Cala‑agus2.40%951992-4.13%-0.80%
Libo‑o1.15%455511-10.96%-2.19%
Manibad4.52%1,7921,58513.06%2.36%
Maralag3.36%1,3341,15016.00%2.87%
Najus‑an3.34%1,3241,343-1.41%-0.27%
Pangpang Norte2.18%8668205.61%1.04%
Pangpang Sur1.90%7546948.65%1.59%
Pinay2.70%1,07294313.68%2.47%
Poblacion Proper7.94%3,1483,362-6.37%-1.24%
Poblacion Tabuc6.75%2,6752,800-4.46%-0.87%
Sinondojan1.52%6045794.32%0.81%
Tugas3.78%1,4971,4026.78%1.26%
Tumalalud3.84%1,5231,5230.00%0.00%
Mambusao Total39,64437,6725.23%0.98%

Historical population

The population of Mambusao grew from 19,504 in 1960 to 39,644 in 2015, an increase of 20,140 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.98%, or an increase of 1,972 people, from the previous population of 37,672 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,504
24,5302.27%
28,1292.79%
32,0972.67%
33,2130.34%
35,6321.33%
36,7930.69%
37,4980.26%
37,6720.17%
39,6440.98%

Location

The municipal center of Mambusao is situated at approximately 11° 26' North, 122° 36' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.9 meters or 71.8 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 Mambusao are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Iloilo City, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Sapian, Sigma, Jamindan, Dao, Cuartero, and Dumalag. Its distance from the national capital is 391.39 kilometers (243.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sapian, Capiz, 7.54 kilometers (4.69 miles) to the North (N8°E)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 7.84 kilometers (4.87 miles) to the East (S86°E)
  • Jamindan, Capiz, 9.34 kilometers (5.80 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S78°W)
  • Dao, Capiz, 10.57 kilometers (6.57 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S70°E)
  • Cuartero, Capiz, 12.52 kilometers (7.78 miles) to the Southeast (S41°E)
  • Dumalag, Capiz, 13.86 kilometers (8.61 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 391.39 kilometers (243.20 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,644, ranked 690 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 52.86 square kilometers, ranked 813 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 290 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 701 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.98%, ranked 1,100 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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