Barotac Viejo, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count26
Postal code5011
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)185.78 km2 (71.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,808
Density (2015)247 / km2 (639 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 3' North, 122° 51' East (11.0419, 122.8505)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.9 meters (29.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 185.78 square kilometers or 71.73 square miles which constitutes 3.71% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,808. This represented 2.37% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 247 inhabitants per square kilometer or 639 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Barotac Viejo has 26 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)
Bugnay1.48%6796711.19%0.23%
California1.88%86177511.10%2.02%
De la Peña2.32%1,0641,069-0.47%-0.09%
Del Pilar1.60%73458625.26%4.38%
General Luna3.92%1,7971,46322.83%3.99%
La Fortuna3.16%1,4481,3199.78%1.79%
Lipata4.41%2,0191,9364.29%0.80%
Natividad4.84%2,2181,80422.95%4.01%
Nueva Invencion4.14%1,8971,62416.81%3.00%
Nueva Sevilla4.59%2,1031,89910.74%1.96%
Poblacion10.53%4,8245,228-7.73%-1.52%
Puerto Princesa2.31%1,06092314.84%2.67%
Rizal2.76%1,2661,10514.57%2.62%
San Antonio4.53%2,0761,85811.73%2.13%
San Fernando3.29%1,5051,24321.08%3.71%
San Francisco1.95%89578913.43%2.43%
San Geronimo2.83%1,29598032.14%5.45%
San Juan4.17%1,9091,68613.23%2.39%
San Lucas9.87%4,5194,1798.14%1.50%
San Miguel3.20%1,4671,4054.41%0.83%
San Roque3.02%1,3841,23611.97%2.18%
Santiago5.17%2,3662,08713.37%2.42%
Santo Domingo2.74%1,2571,13011.24%2.05%
Santo Tomas3.28%1,5041,21523.79%4.15%
Ugasan2.67%1,2211,09811.20%2.04%
Vista Alegre5.33%2,4402,16212.86%2.33%
Barotac Viejo Total45,80841,47010.46%1.91%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Barotac Viejo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 111,313,244.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200965,229,722.03
201069,282,889.346.21%
201175,681,804.859.24%
201271,879,468.82-5.02%
201378,585,078.069.33%
201490,838,731.9415.59%
2015101,806,349.1112.07%
2016111,313,244.539.34%

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 Viejo is 5 to 9, with 4,926 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 480 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1920
1 to 43,976
5 to 94,926
10 to 144,739
15 to 194,514
20 to 244,061
25 to 293,698
30 to 343,131
35 to 392,911
40 to 442,536
45 to 492,388
50 to 542,071
55 to 591,761
60 to 641,432
65 to 691,000
70 to 74728
75 to 79536
80 and over480
Total45,808

Historical population

The population of Barotac Viejo grew from 26,051 in 1960 to 45,808 in 2015, an increase of 19,757 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.91%, or an increase of 4,338 people, from the previous population of 41,470 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,051
14,655-5.47%
20,1696.62%
24,1353.65%
31,6602.75%
33,6521.15%
36,3141.65%
39,3261.10%
41,4701.95%
45,8081.91%

Location

The municipal center of Barotac Viejo is situated at approximately 11° 3' North, 122° 51' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.3 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 Barotac Viejo are Passi, Victorias, Silay, Talisay, Bacolod, and Iloilo City. The nearest municipalities are Banate, Anilao, San Rafael, Dingle, San Enrique, and Lemery. Its distance from the national capital is 441.99 kilometers (274.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Banate, Iloilo, 5.77 kilometers (3.59 miles) to the Southwest (S38°W)
  • Anilao, Iloilo, 12.91 kilometers (8.02 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)
  • San Rafael, Iloilo, 15.47 kilometers (9.61 miles) to the North (N9°W)
  • Dingle, Iloilo, 20.08 kilometers (12.48 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • San Enrique, Iloilo, 21.54 kilometers (13.38 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Lemery, Iloilo, 22.01 kilometers (13.68 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N22°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 441.99 kilometers (274.64 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,808, ranked 574 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.73 square kilometers, ranked 590 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 247 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 810 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.91%, ranked 1,188 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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