Barotac Nuevo, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count29
Postal code5007
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)94.49 km2 (36.48 sq mi)
Population (2015)54,146
Density (2015)573 / km2 (1,484 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 54' North, 122° 42' East (10.8951, 122.7041)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.7 feet)

Barotac Nuevo is a coastal municipality in the province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 94.49 square kilometers or 36.48 square miles which constitutes 1.89% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 54,146. This represented 2.80% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.72% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 573 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,484 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Barotac Nuevo has 29 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)
Acuit4.64%2,5102,3287.82%1.44%
Agcuyawan Calsada3.88%2,0991,9617.04%1.30%
Agcuyawan Pulo2.50%1,3511,3222.19%0.41%
Bagongbong1.90%1,0299577.52%1.39%
Baras1.58%8587869.16%1.68%
Bungca4.23%2,2932,2282.92%0.55%
Cabilauan5.19%2,8082,851-1.51%-0.29%
Cruz2.26%1,2261,07813.73%2.48%
Guintas4.30%2,3262,06212.80%2.32%
Igbong1.60%8678176.12%1.14%
Ilaud Poblacion4.24%2,2962,2074.03%0.76%
Ilaya Poblacion2.83%1,5321,711-10.46%-2.08%
Jalaud4.66%2,5232,3149.03%1.66%
Lagubang5.00%2,7092,6870.82%0.16%
Lanas2.70%1,4631,3627.42%1.37%
Lico‑an3.61%1,9561,8625.05%0.94%
Linao0.89%482495-2.63%-0.51%
Monpon4.21%2,2812,2332.15%0.41%
Palaciawan3.33%1,8021,7701.81%0.34%
Patag2.74%1,4831,3708.25%1.52%
Salihid3.91%2,1192,247-5.70%-1.11%
Sohoton2.67%1,4461,3973.51%0.66%
So‑ol2.69%1,4581,4004.14%0.78%
Tabucan6.46%3,4983,4162.40%0.45%
Tabuc‑Suba3.63%1,9671,67017.78%3.17%
Talisay3.48%1,8821,7209.42%1.73%
Tinorian3.62%1,9581,9172.14%0.40%
Tiwi4.47%2,4202,3204.31%0.81%
Tubungan2.78%1,5041,3799.06%1.67%
Barotac Nuevo Total54,14651,8674.39%0.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Barotac Nuevo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 127,638,307.70.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200969,483,686.50
201073,451,429.715.71%
201180,990,211.7410.26%
201279,282,917.69-2.11%
201388,533,793.8611.67%
2014102,738,434.2216.04%
2015112,021,459.959.04%
2016127,638,307.7013.94%

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 Barotac Nuevo is 5 to 9, with 5,786 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 763 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,040
1 to 44,363
5 to 95,786
10 to 145,549
15 to 195,149
20 to 244,489
25 to 293,947
30 to 343,688
35 to 393,393
40 to 443,064
45 to 493,089
50 to 542,616
55 to 592,210
60 to 641,759
65 to 691,386
70 to 741,048
75 to 79807
80 and over763
Total54,146

Historical population

The population of Barotac Nuevo grew from 23,164 in 1960 to 54,146 in 2015, an increase of 30,982 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.82%, or an increase of 2,279 people, from the previous population of 51,867 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,164
30,1312.61%
33,4432.11%
34,2760.49%
39,7571.49%
40,9680.56%
45,8042.42%
49,5151.08%
51,8671.70%
54,1460.82%

Location

The municipal center of Barotac Nuevo is situated at approximately 10° 54' North, 122° 42' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.7 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 Barotac Nuevo are Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Talisay, Bacolod, and Victorias. The nearest municipalities are Dumangas, Pototan, Anilao, New Lucena, Dingle, and Zarraga. Its distance from the national capital is 449.65 kilometers (279.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dumangas, Iloilo, 8.20 kilometers (5.10 miles) to the South (S6°E)
  • Pototan, Iloilo, 9.10 kilometers (5.65 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)
  • Anilao, Iloilo, 10.60 kilometers (6.59 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N29°E)
  • New Lucena, Iloilo, 11.90 kilometers (7.39 miles) to the West (S81°W)
  • Dingle, Iloilo, 12.13 kilometers (7.54 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)
  • Zarraga, Iloilo, 12.99 kilometers (8.07 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 449.65 kilometers (279.40 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 54,146, ranked 462 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.48 square kilometers, ranked 1,061 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 573 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 317 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.82%, ranked 159 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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