Manapla, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count12
Postal code6120
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)112.86 km2 (43.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)54,845
Density (2015)486 / km2 (1,258 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 57' North, 123° 7' East (10.9558, 123.1239)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.2 meters (23.7 feet)

Manapla is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 112.86 square kilometers or 43.58 square miles which constitutes 1.45% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 54,845. This represented 2.20% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 0.73% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 486 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,258 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Manapla has 12 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)
Barangay I4.78%2,6202,3879.76%1.79%
Barangay I‑A7.37%4,0403,8465.04%0.94%
Barangay I‑B2.62%1,4371,516-5.21%-1.01%
Barangay II3.52%1,9322,077-6.98%-1.37%
Barangay II‑A2.61%1,4291,592-10.24%-2.04%
Chambery5.64%3,0942,8847.28%1.35%
Punta Mesa15.56%8,5357,8428.84%1.63%
Punta Salong9.26%5,0764,7606.64%1.23%
Purisima14.55%7,9827,6883.82%0.72%
San Pablo16.34%8,9648,7852.04%0.38%
Santa Teresa4.62%2,5332,30110.08%1.85%
Tortosa13.13%7,2037,0092.77%0.52%
Manapla Total54,84552,6874.10%0.77%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Manapla for the fiscal year of 2016 was 132,206,986.43.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200971,591,095.50
201076,156,439.816.38%
201179,499,806.594.39%
201277,664,358.59-2.31%
201385,115,964.999.59%
2014100,290,978.9617.83%
2015113,457,677.3713.13%
2016132,206,986.4316.53%

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 Manapla is 5 to 9, with 6,040 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 465 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,170
1 to 44,841
5 to 96,040
10 to 145,916
15 to 195,485
20 to 244,970
25 to 294,097
30 to 343,489
35 to 393,263
40 to 443,113
45 to 493,076
50 to 542,603
55 to 592,068
60 to 641,647
65 to 691,145
70 to 74815
75 to 79642
80 and over465
Total54,845

Historical population

The population of Manapla grew from 46,809 in 1960 to 54,845 in 2015, an increase of 8,036 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.77%, or an increase of 2,158 people, from the previous population of 52,687 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
46,809
31,097-3.92%
38,3574.30%
40,5241.10%
40,095-0.11%
44,3011.89%
49,5812.44%
52,4280.77%
52,6870.18%
54,8450.77%

Location

The municipal center of Manapla is situated at approximately 10° 57' North, 123° 7' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.2 meters or 23.7 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 Manapla are Victorias, Cadiz, Silay, Talisay, Sagay, and Bacolod. The nearest municipalities are Enrique B. Magalona, Ajuy, Concepcion, Barotac Viejo, Banate, and San Dionisio. Its distance from the national capital is 464.62 kilometers (288.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 464.62 kilometers (288.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 54,845, ranked 429 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.58 square kilometers, ranked 917 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 486 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 372 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.77%, ranked 620 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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