Banate, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count18
Postal code5010
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)102.89 km2 (39.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,532
Density (2015)316 / km2 (819 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 0' North, 122° 49' East (11.0006, 122.8182)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.8 meters (22.3 feet)

Banate is a coastal municipality in the province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 102.89 square kilometers or 39.73 square miles which constitutes 2.06% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,532. This represented 1.68% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 316 inhabitants per square kilometer or 819 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Banate has 18 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)
Alacaygan5.70%1,8531,8321.15%0.22%
Bariga6.07%1,9761,70316.03%2.87%
Belen3.21%1,0441,0043.98%0.75%
Bobon2.65%86170821.61%3.80%
Bularan3.98%1,2961,324-2.11%-0.41%
Carmelo11.50%3,7413,06821.94%3.85%
De La Paz7.96%2,5892,29512.81%2.32%
Dugwakan2.62%85363933.49%5.65%
Fuentes0.00%00NULLNULL
Juanico3.50%1,1391,0676.75%1.25%
Libertad8.62%2,8042,6017.80%1.44%
Magdalo3.56%1,1571,1143.86%0.72%
Managopaya3.93%1,2801,2502.40%0.45%
Merced7.98%2,5962,19118.48%3.28%
Poblacion5.50%1,7891,805-0.89%-0.17%
San Salvador10.61%3,4533,03913.62%2.46%
Talokgangan8.43%2,7422,48710.25%1.88%
Zona Sur4.18%1,3591,416-4.03%-0.78%
Banate Total32,53229,54310.12%1.85%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Banate for the fiscal year of 2016 was 86,704,022.88.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,530,792.88
201051,337,070.405.78%
201155,647,840.578.40%
201253,673,233.68-3.55%
201360,028,403.1911.84%
201469,940,184.2516.51%
201577,545,185.2210.87%
201686,704,022.8811.81%

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 Banate is 5 to 9, with 3,490 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 342 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1667
1 to 42,960
5 to 93,490
10 to 143,256
15 to 193,007
20 to 242,826
25 to 292,725
30 to 342,324
35 to 392,069
40 to 441,799
45 to 491,727
50 to 541,478
55 to 591,255
60 to 641,013
65 to 69728
70 to 74509
75 to 79342
80 and over357
Total32,532

Historical population

The population of Banate grew from 11,995 in 1960 to 32,532 in 2015, an increase of 20,537 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 2,989 people, from the previous population of 29,543 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,995
14,1791.65%
16,2702.80%
17,7101.71%
23,3642.81%
24,9761.26%
27,2631.90%
28,7140.72%
29,5431.04%
32,5321.85%

Location

The municipal center of Banate is situated at approximately 11° 0' North, 122° 49' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.8 meters or 22.3 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 Banate are Passi, Silay, Victorias, Talisay, Bacolod, and Iloilo City. The nearest municipalities are Barotac Viejo, Anilao, Dingle, Barotac Nuevo, San Enrique, and San Rafael. Its distance from the national capital is 444.47 kilometers (276.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 444.47 kilometers (276.18 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,532, ranked 841 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,009 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 316 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 611 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 1,010 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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