Ajuy, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count34
Postal code5012
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Tagubanhan, Panay
Area (2007)175.57 km2 (67.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)52,268
Density (2015)298 / km2 (771 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 10' North, 123° 1' East (11.1713, 123.0199)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.8 meters (22.2 feet)

Ajuy is a coastal municipality in the province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 175.57 square kilometers or 67.79 square miles which constitutes 3.51% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 52,268. This represented 2.70% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.69% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 298 inhabitants per square kilometer or 771 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ajuy has 34 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)
Adcadarao1.02%533595-10.42%-2.07%
Agbobolo0.62%32628813.19%2.39%
Badiangan2.31%1,2091,08611.33%2.06%
Barrido3.08%1,6121,5364.95%0.92%
Bato Biasong1.86%9709413.08%0.58%
Bay‑ang5.32%2,7802,6226.03%1.12%
Bucana Bunglas0.66%343348-1.44%-0.28%
Central3.60%1,8831,7885.31%0.99%
Culasi8.83%4,6174,4014.91%0.92%
Lanjagan2.22%1,1601,166-0.51%-0.10%
Luca5.96%3,1133,131-0.57%-0.11%
Malayu‑an6.38%3,3352,79019.53%3.46%
Mangorocoro2.77%1,4491,14226.88%4.64%
Nasidman1.10%57649017.55%3.13%
Pantalan Nabaye2.58%1,3501,12520.00%3.53%
Pantalan Navarro0.94%4894537.95%1.47%
Pedada2.72%1,4211,26512.33%2.24%
Pili5.63%2,9412,60612.85%2.33%
Pinantan Diel1.17%61250720.71%3.65%
Pinantan Elizalde1.07%5585315.08%0.95%
Pinay Espinosa2.44%1,2741,1649.45%1.73%
Poblacion7.01%3,6623,3509.31%1.71%
Progreso3.11%1,6251,6110.87%0.16%
Puente Bunglas2.74%1,4301,3079.41%1.73%
Punta Buri2.83%1,4791,02444.43%7.25%
Rojas0.93%48643312.24%2.22%
San Antonio4.99%2,6081,82542.90%7.03%
Santo Rosario4.78%2,4972,19213.91%2.51%
Silagon1.74%9128922.24%0.42%
Tagubanhan1.80%9399231.73%0.33%
Taguhangin1.83%95686310.78%1.97%
Tanduyan1.49%78070310.95%2.00%
Tipacla3.15%1,6451,5555.79%1.08%
Tubogan1.34%69859517.31%3.09%
Ajuy Total52,26847,24810.62%1.94%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ajuy for the fiscal year of 2016 was 114,631,989.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200966,303,811.81
20104,669,016.50-92.96%
201178,236,300.001,575.65%
201274,305,320.35-5.02%
201381,244,888.029.34%
201471,814,101.70-11.61%
2015104,376,888.1945.34%
2016114,631,989.829.83%

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 Ajuy is 5 to 9, with 5,689 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 555 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,011
1 to 44,515
5 to 95,689
10 to 145,526
15 to 195,373
20 to 244,934
25 to 294,055
30 to 343,524
35 to 393,233
40 to 442,770
45 to 492,555
50 to 542,288
55 to 592,075
60 to 641,672
65 to 691,142
70 to 74788
75 to 79563
80 and over555
Total52,268

Historical population

The population of Ajuy grew from 18,655 in 1960 to 52,268 in 2015, an increase of 33,613 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.94%, or an increase of 5,020 people, from the previous population of 47,248 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,655
21,7701.52%
26,1133.72%
30,3973.08%
38,1202.29%
38,4150.14%
45,1923.54%
47,1130.58%
47,2480.10%
52,2681.94%

Location

The municipal center of Ajuy is situated at approximately 11° 10' North, 123° 1' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.8 meters or 22.2 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 Ajuy are Victorias, Cadiz, Silay, Passi, Talisay, and Sagay. The nearest municipalities are Sara, Concepcion, Lemery, San Dionisio, San Rafael, and Barotac Viejo. Its distance from the national capital is 438.29 kilometers (272.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 438.29 kilometers (272.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 52,268, ranked 486 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 67.79 square kilometers, ranked 624 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 298 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 658 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.94%, ranked 664 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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