Batad, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count24
Postal code5016
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)53.10 km2 (20.50 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,298
Density (2015)401 / km2 (1,039 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 25' North, 123° 7' East (11.4173, 123.1098)
Estimated elevation above sea level26.2 meters (85.8 feet)

Batad is a coastal municipality in the province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 53.10 square kilometers or 20.50 square miles which constitutes 1.06% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,298. This represented 1.10% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 401 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,039 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Batad has 24 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)
Alapasco2.70%57540342.68%7.00%
Alinsolong6.03%1,2851,2304.47%0.84%
Banban1.56%3323300.61%0.12%
Batad Viejo5.02%1,06992915.07%2.71%
Binon‑an15.32%3,2623,0895.60%1.04%
Bolhog3.09%658689-4.50%-0.87%
Bulak Norte2.02%43034923.21%4.05%
Bulak Sur5.84%1,2431,04518.95%3.36%
Cabagohan4.10%87478311.62%2.12%
Calangag3.95%84163033.49%5.65%
Caw‑i3.74%7977358.44%1.55%
Drancalan1.95%4163887.22%1.34%
Embarcadero4.22%89979113.65%2.47%
Hamod2.40%51241124.57%4.27%
Malico2.12%4514314.64%0.87%
Nangka2.05%436538-18.96%-3.92%
Pasayan3.13%66652427.10%4.67%
Poblacion8.68%1,8491,65311.86%2.16%
Quiazan Florete1.91%4073914.09%0.77%
Quiazan Lopez1.78%37933911.80%2.15%
Salong2.05%4364028.46%1.56%
Santa Ana3.32%70754629.49%5.04%
Tanao9.14%1,9461,9032.26%0.43%
Tapi‑an3.89%828856-3.27%-0.63%
Batad Total21,29819,3859.87%1.81%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Batad for the fiscal year of 2016 was 60,639,876.52.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,715,181.44
201035,621,130.175.65%
201138,919,939.089.26%
201238,018,497.14-2.32%
201341,727,216.769.76%
201448,612,602.6916.50%
201554,830,724.1212.79%
201660,639,876.5210.59%

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 Batad is 5 to 9, with 2,505 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 213 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1406
1 to 41,869
5 to 92,505
10 to 142,473
15 to 192,187
20 to 241,851
25 to 291,521
30 to 341,356
35 to 391,323
40 to 441,124
45 to 491,100
50 to 54935
55 to 59811
60 to 64630
65 to 69463
70 to 74309
75 to 79222
80 and over213
Total21,298

Historical population

The population of Batad grew from 7,712 in 1960 to 21,298 in 2015, an increase of 13,586 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.81%, or an increase of 1,913 people, from the previous population of 19,385 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,712
9,3721.93%
9,8190.94%
11,7903.73%
14,3371.98%
15,3451.28%
17,0092.23%
18,2981.01%
19,3852.12%
21,2981.81%

Location

The municipal center of Batad is situated at approximately 11° 25' North, 123° 7' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.2 meters or 85.8 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 Batad are Roxas City, Cadiz, Victorias, Passi, Sagay, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Estancia, Balasan, Pilar, San Dionisio, Carles, and President Roxas. Its distance from the national capital is 420.26 kilometers (261.14 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 420.26 kilometers (261.14 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,298, ranked 1,206 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.50 square kilometers, ranked 1,351 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 401 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 485 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.81%, ranked 395 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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