Dingle, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count33
Postal code5035
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)98.37 km2 (37.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)45,335
Density (2015)461 / km2 (1,194 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 0' North, 122° 40' East (11.0000, 122.6717)
Estimated elevation above sea level30.0 meters (98.4 feet)

Dingle is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 98.37 square kilometers or 37.98 square miles which constitutes 1.97% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 45,335. This represented 2.34% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.60% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 461 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,194 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dingle has 33 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)
Abangay5.36%2,4282,3234.52%0.85%
Agsalanan2.16%9798979.14%1.68%
Agtatacay2.81%1,2721,1579.94%1.82%
Alegria0.91%4134012.99%0.56%
Bongloy2.32%1,0501,0064.37%0.82%
Buenavista2.08%9418836.57%1.22%
Caguyuman2.68%1,2131,1981.25%0.24%
Calicuang3.80%1,7231,7021.23%0.23%
Camambugan3.40%1,5411,4109.29%1.71%
Dawis2.17%9829345.14%0.96%
Ginalinan Nuevo1.84%8368290.84%0.16%
Ginalinan Viejo0.73%3303048.55%1.57%
Gutao1.64%7447311.78%0.34%
Ilajas2.66%1,2051,1960.75%0.14%
Libo‑o3.51%1,5911,4867.07%1.31%
Licu‑an4.15%1,8821,7915.08%0.95%
Lincud3.73%1,6931,49413.32%2.41%
Matangharon1.42%6456115.56%1.04%
Moroboro3.52%1,5961,5403.64%0.68%
Namatay3.04%1,3761,3184.40%0.82%
Nazuni3.02%1,3681,2806.88%1.27%
Pandan3.58%1,6231,5882.20%0.42%
Poblacion4.42%2,0052,078-3.51%-0.68%
Potolan1.43%6496234.17%0.78%
San Jose5.31%2,4092,1979.65%1.77%
San Matias4.50%2,0381,9484.62%0.86%
Siniba‑an5.30%2,4022,2785.44%1.01%
Tabugon3.94%1,7861,7024.94%0.92%
Tambunac1.43%650655-0.76%-0.15%
Tanghawan4.33%1,9651,8307.38%1.36%
Tiguib1.27%5755259.52%1.75%
Tinocuan3.75%1,7011,6960.29%0.06%
Tulatula‑an3.80%1,7241,6792.68%0.50%
Dingle Total45,33543,2904.72%0.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dingle for the fiscal year of 2016 was 123,694,999.35.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200962,201,879.52
201066,004,067.696.11%
201174,655,064.6413.11%
201274,463,600.77-0.26%
201384,149,650.2613.01%
201496,967,497.1915.23%
2015112,808,600.7316.34%
2016123,694,999.359.65%

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 Dingle is 5 to 9, with 4,604 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 747 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1760
1 to 43,635
5 to 94,604
10 to 144,341
15 to 194,013
20 to 243,666
25 to 293,609
30 to 343,244
35 to 392,905
40 to 442,559
45 to 492,429
50 to 542,183
55 to 591,924
60 to 641,624
65 to 691,312
70 to 74945
75 to 79747
80 and over835
Total45,335

Historical population

The population of Dingle grew from 19,748 in 1960 to 45,335 in 2015, an increase of 25,587 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.88%, or an increase of 2,045 people, from the previous population of 43,290 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,748
23,3751.66%
26,3682.45%
29,1792.05%
35,4151.96%
35,6390.12%
38,3111.56%
40,8280.88%
43,2902.15%
45,3350.88%

Location

The municipal center of Dingle is situated at approximately 11° 0' North, 122° 40' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.0 meters or 98.4 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 Dingle are Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Talisay, Victorias, and Bacolod. The nearest municipalities are Pototan, San Enrique, Anilao, Dueñas, Barotac Nuevo, and Mina. Its distance from the national capital is 437.62 kilometers (271.93 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pototan, Iloilo, 7.51 kilometers (4.67 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • San Enrique, Iloilo, 8.19 kilometers (5.09 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Anilao, Iloilo, 8.99 kilometers (5.58 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • Dueñas, Iloilo, 9.36 kilometers (5.82 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo, 12.13 kilometers (7.54 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S17°E)
  • Mina, Iloilo, 13.17 kilometers (8.19 miles) to the Southwest (S54°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 437.62 kilometers (271.93 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 45,335, ranked 577 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 37.98 square kilometers, ranked 1,029 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 461 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 412 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.88%, ranked 402 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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