Nueva Valencia, Province of Guimaras

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceGuimaras
Barangay count22
Postal code5046
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPanay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Guimaras
Area (2007)137.12 km2 (52.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,810
Density (2015)290 / km2 (752 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 32' North, 122° 32' East (10.5265, 122.5396)
Estimated elevation above sea level55.0 meters (180.5 feet)

Nueva Valencia is a coastal municipality in the island province of Guimaras.

The municipality has a land area of 137.12 square kilometers or 52.94 square miles which constitutes 22.68% of Guimaras's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,810. This represented 22.80% of the total population of Guimaras 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 752 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nueva Valencia has 22 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)
Cabalagnan4.64%1,8492,252-17.90%-3.68%
Calaya7.97%3,1722,76614.68%2.64%
Canhawan1.99%7937831.28%0.24%
Concordia Sur6.17%2,4552,3175.96%1.11%
Dolores4.89%1,9461,7988.23%1.52%
Guiwanon4.38%1,7451,793-2.68%-0.52%
Igang4.47%1,7811,941-8.24%-1.62%
Igdarapdap2.16%8598352.87%0.54%
La Paz4.83%1,9212,003-4.09%-0.79%
Lanipe7.46%2,9692,45620.89%3.68%
Lucmayan5.51%2,1922,1342.72%0.51%
Magamay2.62%1,0431,099-5.10%-0.99%
Napandong3.85%1,5341,39310.12%1.85%
Oracon Sur4.61%1,8371,61613.68%2.47%
Pandaraonan3.38%1,3461,22210.15%1.86%
Panobolon2.65%1,0539599.80%1.80%
Poblacion8.77%3,4933,08813.12%2.37%
Salvacion6.49%2,5842,593-0.35%-0.07%
San Antonio4.14%1,6491,5297.85%1.45%
San Roque4.35%1,7311,47517.36%3.09%
Santo Domingo2.25%8958495.42%1.01%
Tando2.42%9639511.26%0.24%
Nueva Valencia Total39,81037,8525.17%0.96%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Nueva Valencia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 98,488,148.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200956,081,004.72
201059,940,304.026.88%
201164,477,995.027.57%
201262,776,583.55-2.64%
201370,245,469.8611.90%
201479,243,914.0012.81%
201589,822,039.5013.35%
201698,488,148.569.65%

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 Nueva Valencia is 5 to 9, with 4,147 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 553 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1703
1 to 43,266
5 to 94,147
10 to 143,918
15 to 193,729
20 to 243,642
25 to 293,191
30 to 342,857
35 to 392,486
40 to 442,195
45 to 492,037
50 to 541,821
55 to 591,649
60 to 641,354
65 to 69987
70 to 74686
75 to 79589
80 and over553
Total39,810

Historical population

The population of Nueva Valencia grew from 14,398 in 1960 to 39,810 in 2015, an increase of 25,412 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.96%, or an increase of 1,958 people, from the previous population of 37,852 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,398
19,3062.91%
21,8872.55%
24,4472.24%
30,7032.31%
27,158-2.27%
30,7162.67%
35,0261.83%
37,8522.86%
39,8100.96%

Location

The municipal center of Nueva Valencia is situated at approximately 10° 32' North, 122° 32' East, in the island of Guimaras. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 55.0 meters or 180.5 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 Nueva Valencia are Iloilo City, Bago, La Carlota, Bacolod, Talisay, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Sibunag, Jordan, San Lorenzo, Oton, Buenavista, and Tigbauan. Its distance from the national capital is 480.47 kilometers (298.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sibunag, Guimaras, 10.28 kilometers (6.39 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • Jordan, Guimaras, 15.91 kilometers (9.89 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N21°E)
  • San Lorenzo, Guimaras, 19.21 kilometers (11.93 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • Oton, Iloilo, 19.70 kilometers (12.24 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Buenavista, Guimaras, 22.27 kilometers (13.84 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)
  • Tigbauan, Iloilo, 24.24 kilometers (15.06 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 480.47 kilometers (298.55 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,810, ranked 670 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 52.94 square kilometers, ranked 797 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 290 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 687 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.96%, 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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