Panay, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count42
Postal code5801
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)116.37 km2 (44.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)46,114
Density (2015)396 / km2 (1,026 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 33' North, 122° 47' East (11.5544, 122.7909)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.7 meters (25.2 feet)

Panay is a coastal municipality in the province of Capiz.

The municipality has a land area of 116.37 square kilometers or 44.93 square miles which constitutes 4.49% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 46,114. 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 396 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,026 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panay has 42 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)
Agbalo2.76%1,2711,394-8.82%-1.74%
Agbanban2.14%98588910.80%1.97%
Agojo3.83%1,7671,6626.32%1.17%
Anhawon2.30%1,0591,061-0.19%-0.04%
Bagacay1.20%55550210.56%1.93%
Bago Chiquito2.54%1,17393325.72%4.45%
Bago Grande1.84%84976910.40%1.90%
Bahit0.87%4003669.29%1.71%
Bantique2.83%1,3061,510-13.51%-2.73%
Bato4.39%2,0261,65022.79%3.99%
Binangig1.03%473513-7.80%-1.53%
Binantuan1.54%7086961.72%0.33%
Bonga4.32%1,9931,55827.92%4.80%
Buntod2.40%1,10886128.69%4.92%
Butacal2.83%1,3041,2603.49%0.66%
Cabugao Este1.99%91677518.19%3.23%
Cabugao Oeste1.98%9158724.93%0.92%
Calapawan3.49%1,6081,4729.24%1.70%
Calitan2.53%1,1671,300-10.23%-2.03%
Candual2.98%1,3731,3561.25%0.24%
Cogon2.20%1,0139368.23%1.52%
Daga3.44%1,5881,661-4.39%-0.85%
Ilamnay0.35%163240-32.08%-7.10%
Jamul‑awon1.78%823991-16.95%-3.48%
Lanipga2.13%98075929.12%4.99%
Lat‑Asan1.67%7717039.67%1.77%
Libon2.10%9709274.64%0.87%
Linao1.84%84970021.29%3.74%
Linateran2.45%1,1291,154-2.17%-0.42%
Lomboy2.07%95583614.23%2.57%
Lus‑Onan2.00%922933-1.18%-0.23%
Magubilan1.96%9048575.48%1.02%
Navitas3.13%1,4431,30310.74%1.96%
Pawa5.45%2,5152,4661.99%0.38%
Pili0.66%30324722.67%3.97%
Poblacion Ilawod1.26%579590-1.86%-0.36%
Poblacion Ilaya3.25%1,5011,3957.60%1.40%
Poblacion Tabuc2.20%1,01583920.98%3.69%
Talasa0.76%35129518.98%3.36%
Tanza Norte3.72%1,7171,741-1.38%-0.26%
Tanza Sur3.03%1,3981,10826.17%4.53%
Tico2.75%1,2691,369-7.30%-1.43%
Panay Total46,11443,4496.13%1.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Panay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 104,321,910.21.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200959,743,851.15
201063,531,393.546.34%
201168,836,005.058.35%
201261,295,479.81-10.95%
201377,969,502.9427.20%
201482,979,022.486.42%
201594,289,453.0513.63%
2016104,321,910.2110.64%

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 Panay is 5 to 9, with 4,490 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 587 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1870
1 to 43,679
5 to 94,490
10 to 144,433
15 to 194,286
20 to 244,211
25 to 293,551
30 to 343,260
35 to 393,001
40 to 442,755
45 to 492,656
50 to 542,294
55 to 591,957
60 to 641,536
65 to 691,134
70 to 74813
75 to 79587
80 and over601
Total46,114

Historical population

The population of Panay grew from 19,952 in 1960 to 46,114 in 2015, an increase of 26,162 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 2,665 people, from the previous population of 43,449 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,952
24,0741.85%
27,4792.69%
31,6502.87%
36,8171.52%
39,1241.15%
40,5990.80%
42,3570.59%
43,4490.93%
46,1141.14%

Location

The municipal center of Panay is situated at approximately 11° 33' North, 122° 47' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.2 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 Panay are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Cadiz, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pontevedra, Panitan, Ivisan, Maayon, Sigma, and President Roxas. Its distance from the national capital is 389.09 kilometers (241.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pontevedra, Capiz, 9.24 kilometers (5.74 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S29°E)
  • Panitan, Capiz, 10.39 kilometers (6.45 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Ivisan, Capiz, 11.51 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S72°W)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 18.50 kilometers (11.50 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 20.09 kilometers (12.49 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • President Roxas, Capiz, 20.14 kilometers (12.52 miles) to the Southeast (S47°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 389.09 kilometers (241.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 46,114, ranked 579 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.93 square kilometers, ranked 925 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 396 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 494 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, ranked 1,143 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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