Victorias, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count26
Postal code6119
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)133.92 km2 (51.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)87,933
Density (2015)657 / km2 (1,701 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 54' North, 123° 4' East (10.8962, 123.0726)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.2 meters (20.4 feet)

Victorias is a coastal component city in the province of Negros Occidental.

The city has a land area of 133.92 square kilometers or 51.71 square miles which constitutes 1.72% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 87,933. This represented 3.52% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 1.17% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 657 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,701 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Victorias has 26 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 I4.13%3,6343,6320.06%0.01%
Barangay II1.35%1,1851,1721.11%0.21%
Barangay III2.11%1,8572,113-12.12%-2.43%
Barangay IV1.76%1,5481,4834.38%0.82%
Barangay IX7.66%6,7396,5682.60%0.49%
Barangay V2.49%2,1902,388-8.29%-1.63%
Barangay VI8.12%7,1446,8484.32%0.81%
Barangay VI‑A7.35%6,4676,2593.32%0.62%
Barangay VII4.67%4,1043,9294.45%0.83%
Barangay VIII5.27%4,6314,6210.22%0.04%
Barangay X6.33%5,5695,618-0.87%-0.17%
Barangay XI2.54%2,2331,88918.21%3.24%
Barangay XII4.06%3,5743,4533.50%0.66%
Barangay XIII8.04%7,0686,6396.46%1.20%
Barangay XIV4.83%4,2454,1981.12%0.21%
Barangay XIX2.16%1,8952,044-7.29%-1.43%
Barangay XIX‑A7.98%7,0197,261-3.33%-0.64%
Barangay XV0.27%235660-64.39%-17.85%
Barangay XV‑A0.46%407812-49.88%-12.32%
Barangay XVI0.38%330582-43.30%-10.24%
Barangay XVI‑A0.08%69201-65.67%-18.42%
Barangay XVII0.90%794994-20.12%-4.19%
Barangay XVIII0.52%453801-43.45%-10.28%
Barangay XVIII‑A2.05%1,8042,080-13.27%-2.67%
Barangay XX8.46%7,4427,4030.53%0.10%
Barangay XXI6.02%5,2974,65113.89%2.51%
Victorias Total87,93388,299-0.41%-0.08%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Victorias for the fiscal year of 2016 was 440,820,159.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009303,913,335.13
2010332,406,729.579.38%
2011357,825,339.417.65%
2012318,847,750.85-10.89%
2013332,333,311.164.23%
2014376,498,670.7513.29%
2015397,330,331.285.53%
2016440,820,159.8210.95%

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 Victorias is 5 to 9, with 9,422 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 829 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,636
1 to 47,460
5 to 99,422
10 to 148,844
15 to 198,497
20 to 248,110
25 to 296,644
30 to 345,792
35 to 395,395
40 to 444,989
45 to 495,108
50 to 544,435
55 to 593,598
60 to 642,881
65 to 691,943
70 to 741,375
75 to 79975
80 and over829
Total87,933

Historical population

The population of Victorias grew from 34,290 in 1960 to 87,933 in 2015, an increase of 53,643 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.08%, or a decrease of 366 people, from the previous population of 88,299 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
34,290
48,8293.52%
53,9942.04%
55,9590.72%
69,8922.25%
78,2832.15%
81,7430.93%
88,1491.05%
88,2990.06%
87,933-0.08%

Location

The city center of Victorias is situated at approximately 10° 54' North, 123° 4' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.2 meters or 20.4 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 Victorias are Silay, Talisay, Cadiz, Bacolod, Sagay, and Bago. The nearest municipalities are Manapla, Enrique B. Magalona, Barotac Viejo, Banate, Ajuy, and Murcia. Its distance from the national capital is 467.62 kilometers (290.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 467.62 kilometers (290.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 87,933, ranked 198 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 51.71 square kilometers, ranked 787 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 657 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 266 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.08%, ranked 660 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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