Panitan, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count26
Postal code5815
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)89.88 km2 (34.70 sq mi)
Population (2015)40,289
Density (2015)448 / km2 (1,161 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 28' North, 122° 46' East (11.4631, 122.7687)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.2 meters (43.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 89.88 square kilometers or 34.70 square miles which constitutes 3.46% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 40,289. This represented 5.29% 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 448 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,161 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panitan 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)
Agbabadiang1.36%54747714.68%2.64%
Agkilo2.85%1,1501,175-2.13%-0.41%
Agloway2.87%1,1551,202-3.91%-0.76%
Ambilay3.39%1,3661,20313.55%2.45%
Bahit2.79%1,1261,0873.59%0.67%
Balatucan4.59%1,8481,7286.94%1.29%
Banga‑an2.42%9731,002-2.89%-0.56%
Cabangahan2.84%1,14397117.71%3.15%
Cabugao2.29%923947-2.53%-0.49%
Cadio2.87%1,1581,165-0.60%-0.11%
Cala‑an3.54%1,4261,26712.55%2.28%
Capagao6.42%2,5862,4814.23%0.79%
Cogon9.40%3,7893,44110.11%1.85%
Conciencia4.53%1,8261,7902.01%0.38%
Ensenagan2.83%1,1421,0716.63%1.23%
Intampilan5.97%2,4072,11014.08%2.54%
Pasugue2.26%910990-8.08%-1.59%
Poblacion Ilawod1.85%746824-9.47%-1.88%
Poblacion Ilaya4.47%1,8021,828-1.42%-0.27%
Quios2.87%1,1571,1421.31%0.25%
Salocon5.16%2,0791,66524.86%4.32%
Tabuc Norte2.19%882890-0.90%-0.17%
Tabuc Sur3.45%1,3901,25011.20%2.04%
Timpas9.94%4,0033,62710.37%1.90%
Tincupon3.76%1,5161,18428.04%4.82%
Tinigban3.08%1,2391,378-10.09%-2.00%
Panitan Total40,28937,8956.32%1.17%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Panitan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 94,852,108.20.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,430,017.55
201057,943,349.18-4.11%
201162,646,437.868.12%
201259,509,692.20-5.01%
201366,205,024.7911.25%
201473,574,736.8111.13%
201586,464,125.5617.52%
201694,852,108.209.70%

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 Panitan is 15 to 19, with 4,248 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 551 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1637
1 to 42,747
5 to 93,632
10 to 143,869
15 to 194,248
20 to 243,840
25 to 293,312
30 to 342,919
35 to 392,649
40 to 442,208
45 to 492,140
50 to 541,887
55 to 591,699
60 to 641,521
65 to 691,068
70 to 74761
75 to 79601
80 and over551
Total40,289

Historical population

The population of Panitan grew from 19,828 in 1960 to 40,289 in 2015, an increase of 20,461 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.17%, or an increase of 2,394 people, from the previous population of 37,895 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,828
23,2591.57%
26,3612.54%
27,6310.95%
32,8671.75%
33,2690.23%
37,4582.58%
38,6660.44%
37,895-0.73%
40,2891.17%

Location

The municipal center of Panitan is situated at approximately 11° 28' North, 122° 46' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.2 meters or 43.2 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 Panitan are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Cadiz, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pontevedra, Maayon, Panay, Ivisan, Dao, and Sigma. Its distance from the national capital is 396.68 kilometers (246.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pontevedra, Capiz, 7.28 kilometers (4.53 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)
  • Maayon, Capiz, 8.48 kilometers (5.27 miles) to the South (S9°E)
  • Panay, Capiz, 10.39 kilometers (6.45 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N13°E)
  • Ivisan, Capiz, 10.68 kilometers (6.64 miles) to the Northwest (N53°W)
  • Dao, Capiz, 11.91 kilometers (7.40 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Sigma, Capiz, 12.15 kilometers (7.55 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 396.68 kilometers (246.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 40,289, ranked 671 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.70 square kilometers, ranked 1,099 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 448 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 433 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.17%, ranked 897 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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