Concepcion, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count25
Postal code5013
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Tagubanhan, Panay, Pan de Azucar
Area (2007)86.12 km2 (33.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,159
Density (2015)501 / km2 (1,298 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 13' North, 123° 6' East (11.2148, 123.1082)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.5 meters (31.1 feet)

Concepcion is a coastal municipality in the province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 86.12 square kilometers or 33.25 square miles which constitutes 1.72% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,159. This represented 2.23% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 501 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,298 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Concepcion has 25 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)
Aglosong3.77%1,6281,6051.43%0.27%
Agnaga2.91%1,2541,11112.87%2.33%
Bacjawan Norte2.08%89977216.45%2.94%
Bacjawan Sur3.67%1,58395366.11%10.14%
Bagongon3.82%1,6491,826-9.69%-1.92%
Batiti2.27%98188011.48%2.09%
Botlog1.11%4794418.62%1.59%
Calamigan2.54%1,0951,0593.40%0.64%
Dungon1.13%4884850.62%0.12%
Igbon6.35%2,7402,5477.58%1.40%
Jamul‑Awon2.54%1,09592917.87%3.18%
Lo‑ong8.12%3,5063,02216.02%2.87%
Macalbang4.74%2,0441,80113.49%2.44%
Macatunao3.69%1,5921,648-3.40%-0.66%
Malangabang7.76%3,3502,92514.53%2.62%
Maliogliog1.18%510559-8.77%-1.73%
Niño0.81%35130714.33%2.58%
Nipa3.31%1,4291,21118.00%3.20%
Plandico1.61%69560514.88%2.68%
Poblacion11.49%4,9574,7973.34%0.63%
Polopina8.74%3,7713,41910.30%1.88%
Salvacion1.44%621622-0.16%-0.03%
Talotu‑an6.42%2,7712,6096.21%1.15%
Tambaliza7.27%3,1392,9994.67%0.87%
Tamis‑ac1.23%5324859.69%1.78%
Concepcion Total43,15939,6178.94%1.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Concepcion for the fiscal year of 2016 was 112,289,550.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,617,180.75
201059,355,618.3010.70%
201167,835,481.0914.29%
201272,868,298.137.42%
201379,386,768.178.95%
201485,219,063.527.35%
201593,941,902.2510.24%
2016112,289,550.5119.53%

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 Concepcion is 10 to 14, with 4,979 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 427 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1896
1 to 43,655
5 to 94,849
10 to 144,979
15 to 194,702
20 to 244,078
25 to 293,267
30 to 342,841
35 to 392,621
40 to 442,263
45 to 492,058
50 to 541,860
55 to 591,597
60 to 641,184
65 to 69850
70 to 74571
75 to 79461
80 and over427
Total43,159

Historical population

The population of Concepcion grew from 11,183 in 1960 to 43,159 in 2015, an increase of 31,976 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.64%, or an increase of 3,542 people, from the previous population of 39,617 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,183
15,7433.40%
18,5543.35%
21,1212.62%
28,3552.99%
30,1111.13%
34,2402.79%
36,8811.03%
39,6172.64%
43,1591.64%

Location

The municipal center of Concepcion is situated at approximately 11° 13' North, 123° 6' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.5 meters or 31.1 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 Concepcion are Victorias, Cadiz, Silay, Sagay, Passi, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are San Dionisio, Ajuy, Sara, Lemery, Batad, and Estancia. Its distance from the national capital is 439.10 kilometers (272.84 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • San Dionisio, Iloilo, 6.31 kilometers (3.92 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Ajuy, Iloilo, 10.78 kilometers (6.70 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)
  • Sara, Iloilo, 11.49 kilometers (7.14 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Lemery, Iloilo, 19.78 kilometers (12.29 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Batad, Iloilo, 22.40 kilometers (13.92 miles) to the North (N0°E)
  • Estancia, Iloilo, 27.31 kilometers (16.97 miles) to the North (N10°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 439.10 kilometers (272.84 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,159, ranked 606 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.25 square kilometers, ranked 1,104 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 501 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 371 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.64%, 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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