Jordan, Province of Guimaras

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceGuimaras
Barangay count14
Postal code5045
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIloilo Strait [Sulu Sea], Panay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Guimaras
Area (2007)126.11 km2 (48.69 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,096
Density (2015)286 / km2 (741 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 40' North, 122° 35' East (10.6611, 122.5909)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.9 meters (12.9 feet)

Jordan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Guimaras. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 126.11 square kilometers or 48.69 square miles which constitutes 20.86% of Guimaras's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,096. This represented 20.67% of the total population of Guimaras province, or 0.48% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 286 inhabitants per square kilometer or 741 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jordan has 14 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)
Alaguisoc7.24%2,6152,26415.50%2.78%
Balcon Maravilla4.55%1,6441,869-12.04%-2.41%
Balcon Melliza3.95%1,4241,503-5.26%-1.02%
Bugnay5.64%2,0361,77114.96%2.69%
Buluangan2.25%812841-3.45%-0.67%
Espinosa4.03%1,4541,509-3.64%-0.70%
Hoskyn5.99%2,1612,431-11.11%-2.22%
Lawi4.10%1,4811,536-3.58%-0.69%
Morobuan7.17%2,5872,674-3.25%-0.63%
Poblacion10.36%3,7383,4199.33%1.71%
Rizal6.98%2,5192,3218.53%1.57%
San Miguel18.76%6,7716,3207.14%1.32%
Santa Teresa14.43%5,2084,65511.88%2.16%
Sinapsapan4.56%1,6461,678-1.91%-0.37%
Jordan Total36,09634,7913.75%0.70%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jordan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 104,210,189.68.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200958,839,183.80
201062,906,151.946.91%
201166,740,867.186.10%
201266,287,904.21-0.68%
201375,237,418.7113.50%
201484,125,757.9211.81%
201595,087,322.4913.03%
2016104,210,189.689.59%

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 Jordan is 15 to 19, with 3,550 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 422 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1624
1 to 43,134
5 to 93,476
10 to 143,365
15 to 193,550
20 to 243,371
25 to 293,003
30 to 342,739
35 to 392,407
40 to 442,041
45 to 491,871
50 to 541,738
55 to 591,450
60 to 641,049
65 to 69804
70 to 74570
75 to 79422
80 and over482
Total36,096

Historical population

The population of Jordan grew from 20,575 in 1960 to 36,096 in 2015, an increase of 15,521 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.70%, or an increase of 1,305 people, from the previous population of 34,791 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,575
27,0162.70%
32,4743.76%
36,0142.09%
45,8522.44%
25,321-10.53%
28,7452.76%
32,5241.72%
34,7912.48%
36,0960.70%

Location

The municipal center of Jordan is situated at approximately 10° 40' North, 122° 35' East, in the island of Guimaras. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.9 meters or 12.9 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 Jordan are Iloilo City, Bago, Bacolod, Talisay, Silay, and La Carlota. The nearest municipalities are Buenavista, Oton, Pavia, Leganes, San Lorenzo, and Nueva Valencia. Its distance from the national capital is 468.61 kilometers (291.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 468.61 kilometers (291.18 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,096, ranked 757 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 48.69 square kilometers, ranked 857 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 286 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 697 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.70%, ranked 1,508 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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