Passi, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
Barangay count51
Postal code5037
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Area (2007)251.39 km2 (97.06 sq mi)
Population (2015)80,544
Density (2015)320 / km2 (830 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 7' North, 122° 38' East (11.1105, 122.6410)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.0 meters (134.5 feet)

Passi is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Iloilo.

The city has a land area of 251.39 square kilometers or 97.06 square miles which constitutes 5.03% of Iloilo's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 80,544. This represented 4.16% of the total population of Iloilo province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 320 inhabitants per square kilometer or 830 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Passi has 51 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)
Agdahon1.98%1,5941,4668.73%1.61%
Agdayao1.62%1,3021,2841.40%0.27%
Aglalana4.36%3,5123,3355.31%0.99%
Agtabo1.95%1,5691,721-8.83%-1.75%
Agtambo1.42%1,1471,174-2.30%-0.44%
Alimono3.15%2,5402,738-7.23%-1.42%
Arac1.26%1,0111,429-29.25%-6.38%
Ayuyan0.91%72963414.98%2.69%
Bacuranan1.44%1,1571,1015.09%0.95%
Bagacay1.19%95986311.12%2.03%
Batu1.53%1,2321,328-7.23%-1.42%
Bayan0.91%7296876.11%1.14%
Bitaogan2.53%2,0392,051-0.59%-0.11%
Buenavista0.68%5505303.77%0.71%
Buyo0.94%760761-0.13%-0.03%
Cabunga1.32%1,0671,246-14.37%-2.91%
Cadilang1.22%9849295.92%1.10%
Cairohan1.55%1,2481,2103.14%0.59%
Dalicanan2.48%1,9942,039-2.21%-0.42%
Gegachac0.76%61652617.11%3.05%
Gemat‑y1.40%1,1311,0557.20%1.33%
Gemumua‑agahon4.19%3,3713,711-9.16%-1.81%
Gines Viejo2.72%2,1911,94512.65%2.29%
Imbang Grande2.79%2,2452,2270.81%0.15%
Jaguimitan3.47%2,7932,6535.28%0.98%
Libo‑o0.85%683684-0.15%-0.03%
Maasin0.96%770806-4.47%-0.87%
Magdungao2.26%1,8192,248-19.08%-3.95%
Malag‑it Grande0.87%7037010.29%0.05%
Malag‑it Pequeño0.33%264276-4.35%-0.84%
Mambiranan Grande0.75%6065765.21%0.97%
Mambiranan Pequeño0.74%5945802.41%0.46%
Man‑it5.91%4,7644,29510.92%1.99%
Mantulang0.63%511515-0.78%-0.15%
Mulapula1.95%1,5681,4587.54%1.39%
Nueva Union2.87%2,3122,2652.08%0.39%
Pagaypay0.75%6085677.23%1.34%
Pangi0.93%747767-2.61%-0.50%
Poblacion Ilawod7.81%6,2886,559-4.13%-0.80%
Poblacion Ilaya3.52%2,8333,473-18.43%-3.80%
Punong0.59%47837427.81%4.78%
Quinagaringan Grande1.61%1,2971,1879.27%1.70%
Quinagaringan Pequeño1.47%1,1851,01117.21%3.07%
Sablogon2.91%2,3431,84926.72%4.61%
Salngan3.86%3,1102,82610.05%1.84%
Santo Tomas2.71%2,1812,0615.82%1.08%
Sarapan1.33%1,0741,0482.48%0.47%
Tagubong2.54%2,0442,048-0.20%-0.04%
Talongonan1.96%1,5751,4409.38%1.72%
Tubod1.46%1,17386236.08%6.04%
Tuburan0.68%5445440.00%0.00%
Passi Total80,54479,6631.11%0.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Passi for the fiscal year of 2016 was 505,723,102.89.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009338,257,303.30
2010373,440,069.1710.40%
2011397,528,640.276.45%
2012344,674,976.77-13.30%
2013367,596,115.736.65%
2014416,943,389.9313.42%
2015460,697,100.0810.49%
2016505,723,102.899.77%

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 Passi is 5 to 9, with 8,580 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,010 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,507
1 to 46,691
5 to 98,580
10 to 148,208
15 to 198,033
20 to 247,195
25 to 296,272
30 to 345,462
35 to 395,171
40 to 444,498
45 to 494,130
50 to 543,553
55 to 593,253
60 to 642,687
65 to 691,881
70 to 741,363
75 to 791,050
80 and over1,010
Total80,544

Historical population

The population of Passi grew from 26,945 in 1960 to 80,544 in 2015, an increase of 53,599 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.21%, or an increase of 881 people, from the previous population of 79,663 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,945
35,2882.67%
43,7554.41%
47,9881.86%
57,7011.86%
59,5390.59%
69,6013.40%
76,0451.23%
79,6631.71%
80,5440.21%

Location

The city center of Passi is situated at approximately 11° 7' North, 122° 38' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.0 meters or 134.5 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 Passi are Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, Roxas City, Talisay, and Bacolod. The nearest municipalities are San Enrique, Dueñas, Calinog, Dingle, Bingawan, and Dumarao. Its distance from the national capital is 425.12 kilometers (264.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • San Enrique, Iloilo, 4.51 kilometers (2.80 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)
  • Dueñas, Iloilo, 5.49 kilometers (3.41 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Calinog, Iloilo, 11.33 kilometers (7.04 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Dingle, Iloilo, 12.67 kilometers (7.88 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S15°E)
  • Bingawan, Iloilo, 15.74 kilometers (9.78 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Dumarao, Capiz, 17.63 kilometers (10.95 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N17°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 425.12 kilometers (264.16 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 80,544, ranked 245 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 97.06 square kilometers, ranked 408 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 320 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 602 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.21%, ranked 1,066 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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