Guimbal, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count33
Postal code5022
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPanay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)44.61 km2 (17.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,820
Density (2015)758 / km2 (1,964 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 40' North, 122° 19' East (10.6615, 122.3228)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.0 meters (36.2 feet)

Guimbal is a coastal municipality in the province of Iloilo.

The municipality has a land area of 44.61 square kilometers or 17.22 square miles which constitutes 0.89% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,820. This represented 1.75% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 758 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,964 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Guimbal 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)
Anono‑o2.57%8697949.45%1.73%
Bacong1.26%4264142.90%0.55%
Bagumbayan Poblacion1.24%419534-21.54%-4.51%
Balantad‑Carlos Fruto3.84%1,3001,1948.88%1.63%
Baras3.52%1,1891,1196.26%1.16%
Binanua‑an1.70%574579-0.86%-0.16%
Bongol San Miguel1.22%41135416.10%2.88%
Bongol San Vicente6.18%2,0911,9377.95%1.47%
Bulad2.32%78367815.49%2.78%
Buluangan2.17%733742-1.21%-0.23%
Burgos‑Gengos1.97%666673-1.04%-0.20%
Cabasi2.99%1,0111,013-0.20%-0.04%
Cabubugan5.24%1,7721,6696.17%1.15%
Calampitao2.31%7827356.39%1.19%
Camangahan6.02%2,0371,83710.89%1.99%
Generosa‑Cristobal Colon2.29%774779-0.64%-0.12%
Gerona‑Gimeno1.85%627678-7.52%-1.48%
Girado‑Magsaysay1.38%466558-16.49%-3.37%
Gotera0.41%137155-11.61%-2.32%
Igcocolo9.46%3,1992,89010.69%1.95%
Iyasan1.26%42636516.71%2.99%
Libo‑on Gonzales0.91%308523-41.11%-9.59%
Lubacan1.72%5835358.97%1.65%
Nahapay4.18%1,4141,3852.09%0.40%
Nalundan5.21%1,7621,58711.03%2.01%
Nanga5.01%1,6961,5757.68%1.42%
Nito‑an Lupsag1.89%639665-3.91%-0.76%
Particion4.26%1,4421,3298.50%1.57%
Pescadores2.13%7207130.98%0.19%
Rizal‑Tuguisan5.06%1,7121,46616.78%3.00%
Santa Rosa‑Laguna5.02%1,6991,6085.66%1.05%
Sipitan‑Badiang2.16%7307053.55%0.67%
Torreblanca‑Blumentritt1.25%423537-21.23%-4.44%
Guimbal Total33,82032,3254.62%0.86%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Guimbal for the fiscal year of 2016 was 80,622,274.83.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,657,526.13
201048,263,487.57-4.73%
201152,488,159.628.75%
201252,332,623.15-0.30%
201359,612,688.9613.91%
201465,109,278.039.22%
201576,955,468.5818.19%
201680,622,274.834.76%

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 Guimbal is 5 to 9, with 3,109 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 502 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1610
1 to 42,383
5 to 93,109
10 to 143,036
15 to 192,847
20 to 242,840
25 to 292,785
30 to 342,678
35 to 392,479
40 to 442,075
45 to 491,951
50 to 541,745
55 to 591,409
60 to 641,205
65 to 69923
70 to 74716
75 to 79502
80 and over527
Total33,820

Historical population

The population of Guimbal grew from 13,487 in 1960 to 33,820 in 2015, an increase of 20,333 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 1,495 people, from the previous population of 32,325 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,487
16,3061.87%
18,0412.05%
19,5021.57%
23,4781.87%
26,3162.16%
27,7071.11%
29,7240.97%
32,3253.10%
33,8200.86%

Location

The municipal center of Guimbal is situated at approximately 10° 40' North, 122° 19' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.0 meters or 36.2 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 Guimbal are Iloilo City, Bago, Passi, Bacolod, La Carlota, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Tigbauan, Igbaras, Miagao, Tubungan, Leon, and Oton. Its distance from the national capital is 458.49 kilometers (284.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tigbauan, Iloilo, 6.00 kilometers (3.73 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Igbaras, Iloilo, 8.80 kilometers (5.47 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Miagao, Iloilo, 9.82 kilometers (6.10 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Tubungan, Iloilo, 11.50 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Leon, Iloilo, 14.98 kilometers (9.31 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)
  • Oton, Iloilo, 17.27 kilometers (10.73 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 458.49 kilometers (284.89 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,820, ranked 806 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.22 square kilometers, ranked 1,415 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 758 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 237 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.86%, ranked 483 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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