Lemery, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count31
Postal code5043
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)119.90 km2 (46.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,851
Density (2015)257 / km2 (666 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 14' North, 122° 56' East (11.2258, 122.9274)
Estimated elevation above sea level90.8 meters (297.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 119.90 square kilometers or 46.29 square miles which constitutes 2.40% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,851. This represented 1.59% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 0.41% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 257 inhabitants per square kilometer or 666 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lemery has 31 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)
Agpipili3.80%1,17295622.59%3.95%
Alcantara3.82%1,17994524.76%4.30%
Almeñana4.06%1,2531,2113.47%0.65%
Anabo4.55%1,4051,24113.22%2.39%
Bankal2.66%8227825.12%0.95%
Buenavista3.14%96987311.00%2.01%
Cabantohan3.73%1,1501,00714.20%2.56%
Capiñahan2.35%7247003.43%0.64%
Dalipe1.50%46337722.81%3.99%
Dapdapan1.85%57247420.68%3.64%
Gerongan3.11%9608779.46%1.74%
Imbaulan3.30%1,0179764.20%0.79%
Layogbato1.88%5795740.87%0.17%
Marapal2.84%877881-0.45%-0.09%
Milan5.13%1,5831,43610.24%1.87%
Nagsulang3.77%1,16397519.28%3.41%
Nasapahan1.71%5294907.96%1.47%
Omio2.72%84071517.48%3.12%
Pacuan1.93%5945625.69%1.06%
Poblacion NW Zone3.03%936990-5.45%-1.06%
Poblacion SE Zone9.42%2,9072,54414.27%2.57%
Pontoc5.13%1,5841,26725.02%4.34%
San Antonio2.85%87972221.75%3.82%
San Diego2.56%79068814.83%2.67%
San Jose Moto3.63%1,12195617.26%3.08%
Sepanton2.41%74363716.64%2.97%
Sincua3.25%1,00390910.34%1.89%
Tabunan1.15%355392-9.44%-1.87%
Tugas2.09%6455978.04%1.48%
Velasco4.42%1,3651,14719.01%3.37%
Yawyawan2.18%67254024.44%4.25%
Lemery Total30,85127,44112.43%2.26%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lemery for the fiscal year of 2016 was 80,905,378.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,134,720.52
201046,868,160.666.19%
201151,007,891.848.83%
201249,862,330.36-2.25%
201356,276,923.5012.86%
201469,368,167.0423.26%
201573,970,140.516.63%
201680,905,378.829.38%

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 Lemery is 5 to 9, with 3,398 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 310 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1613
1 to 42,743
5 to 93,398
10 to 143,159
15 to 192,987
20 to 242,891
25 to 292,451
30 to 342,230
35 to 392,019
40 to 441,685
45 to 491,563
50 to 541,356
55 to 591,112
60 to 64881
65 to 69633
70 to 74493
75 to 79327
80 and over310
Total30,851

Historical population

The population of Lemery grew from 8,017 in 1960 to 30,851 in 2015, an increase of 22,834 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.25%, or an increase of 3,410 people, from the previous population of 27,441 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,017
10,5912.76%
13,3574.77%
15,7073.29%
19,9002.39%
20,8630.89%
23,5462.63%
25,0170.84%
27,4413.42%
30,8512.25%

Location

The municipal center of Lemery is situated at approximately 11° 14' North, 122° 56' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 90.8 meters or 297.8 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 Lemery are Passi, Victorias, Roxas City, Silay, Cadiz, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Sara, Ajuy, San Rafael, San Dionisio, Concepcion, and Barotac Viejo. Its distance from the national capital is 428.05 kilometers (265.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 428.05 kilometers (265.98 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,851, ranked 891 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.29 square kilometers, ranked 883 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 257 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 786 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.26%, ranked 1,229 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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