Sigma, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangay count21
Postal code5816
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)101.71 km2 (39.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,134
Density (2015)296 / km2 (767 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 25' North, 122° 40' East (11.4211, 122.6658)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.0 meters (49.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 101.71 square kilometers or 39.27 square miles which constitutes 3.92% of Capiz's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,134. This represented 3.96% of the total population of Capiz province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 767 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sigma has 21 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)
Acbo3.37%1,0171,126-9.68%-1.92%
Amaga7.51%2,2632,0858.54%1.57%
Balucuan3.93%1,1851,1215.71%1.06%
Bangonbangon4.29%1,2921,2662.05%0.39%
Capuyhan1.74%525563-6.75%-1.32%
Cogon3.62%1,0921,0761.49%0.28%
Dayhagon2.88%8698196.11%1.13%
Guintas2.88%869881-1.36%-0.26%
Malapad Cogon4.34%1,3081,2028.82%1.62%
Mangoso8.24%2,4832,2958.19%1.51%
Mansacul3.00%905928-2.48%-0.48%
Matangcong3.84%1,1561,0876.35%1.18%
Matinabus3.68%1,1101,0584.91%0.92%
Mianay12.14%3,6583,29710.95%2.00%
Oyong3.54%1,0681,0571.04%0.20%
Pagbunitan4.36%1,3131,2703.39%0.64%
Parian10.33%3,1133,0571.83%0.35%
Pinamalatican2.49%749796-5.90%-1.15%
Poblacion Norte4.67%1,4081,24213.37%2.42%
Poblacion Sur6.29%1,8962,138-11.32%-2.26%
Tawog2.84%85577410.47%1.91%
Sigma Total30,13429,1383.42%0.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sigma for the fiscal year of 2016 was 86,181,293.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200946,357,096.22
201049,147,050.026.02%
201154,302,882.9710.49%
201256,101,797.453.31%
201361,498,287.469.62%
201468,285,250.3311.04%
201578,517,344.5814.98%
201686,181,293.779.76%

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 Sigma is 15 to 19, with 3,070 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 430 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1466
1 to 42,234
5 to 92,860
10 to 142,899
15 to 193,070
20 to 242,825
25 to 292,255
30 to 342,042
35 to 391,954
40 to 441,730
45 to 491,598
50 to 541,545
55 to 591,345
60 to 641,111
65 to 69766
70 to 74571
75 to 79430
80 and over433
Total30,134

Historical population

The population of Sigma grew from 12,649 in 1960 to 30,134 in 2015, an increase of 17,485 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 996 people, from the previous population of 29,138 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,649
15,9112.27%
18,5363.11%
20,0431.58%
25,0892.27%
25,8010.53%
27,3661.27%
28,7090.66%
29,1380.54%
30,1340.64%

Location

The municipal center of Sigma is situated at approximately 11° 25' North, 122° 40' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.0 meters or 49.3 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 Sigma are Roxas City, Passi, Victorias, Silay, Iloilo City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Dao, Mambusao, Cuartero, Sapian, Ivisan, and Panitan. Its distance from the national capital is 395.46 kilometers (245.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dao, Capiz, 3.69 kilometers (2.29 miles) to the Southeast (S35°E)
  • Mambusao, Capiz, 7.84 kilometers (4.87 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Cuartero, Capiz, 8.86 kilometers (5.50 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Sapian, Capiz, 10.53 kilometers (6.54 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Ivisan, Capiz, 11.45 kilometers (7.11 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)
  • Panitan, Capiz, 12.15 kilometers (7.55 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 395.46 kilometers (245.73 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,134, ranked 925 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,026 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 296 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 671 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 914 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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