Bohol

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Bohol
Typeprovince
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
Cities1
Municipalities47
Barangays1,109
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Camotes Sea, Cebu Strait, Canigao Channel
Area (2007)4,820.95 km2 (1,861.38 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,313,560
Density (2015)272 / km2 (706 / sq mi)

Bohol is a province in the Philippines situated in the Central Visayas region occupying the central section of the Visayas. Its capital is the City of Tagbilaran.

The province has a land area of 4,820.95 square kilometers or 1,861.38 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,313,560. This represented 17.76% of the total population of the Central Visayas region, 6.78% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 1.30% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 272 inhabitants per square kilometer or 706 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Bohol is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by Camotes Sea, Canigao Channel, Bohol Sea, and the Cebu Strait.

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Local government units

Bohol has 47 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,109.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Alburquerquemunicipality10,5409,9211.16%26.9839111
Aliciamunicipality23,51722,2851.03%114.5020515
Andamunicipality16,46216,909-0.51%61.8926616
Antequeramunicipality14,42514,481-0.07%118.6012221
Baclayonmunicipality20,59118,6301.92%34.4359817
Balilihanmunicipality17,90317,1470.82%127.2714131
Batuanmunicipality12,76712,4310.51%48.7926215
Bien Unidomunicipality27,11525,7960.95%27.3999015
Bilarmunicipality17,59017,0980.54%129.7113619
Buenavistamunicipality27,26127,0310.16%96.0028435
Calapemunicipality30,86330,1460.45%75.3641033
Candijaymunicipality29,47529,0430.28%103.2628521
Carmenmunicipality46,30643,5791.16%239.4519329
Catigbianmunicipality22,67522,686-0.01%113.3320022
Clarinmunicipality20,30120,2960.00%52.1239024
Corellamunicipality8,4797,6991.85%37.222288
Cortesmunicipality16,95415,2941.98%27.3262114
Dagohoymunicipality19,15818,8680.29%77.5924715
Danaomunicipality17,89017,952-0.07%162.7611017
Dauismunicipality45,66339,4482.82%43.331,05412
Dimiaomunicipality14,36415,166-1.03%135.7510635
Dueromunicipality17,87617,5800.32%97.3018421
Garcia Hernandezmunicipality24,19423,0380.94%127.5019030
Getafemunicipality30,95527,7882.08%120.5025724
Guindulmanmunicipality32,40831,7890.37%179.1718119
Inabangamunicipality45,88043,2911.11%125.6336550
Jagnamunicipality33,89232,5660.76%168.4920133
Lilamunicipality12,25711,9850.43%40.5030318
Loaymunicipality16,69116,2610.50%48.2434624
Lobocmunicipality15,99316,312-0.38%57.6527728
Loonmunicipality43,03442,8000.10%113.3638067
Mabinimunicipality27,17128,174-0.69%104.5726022
Maribojocmunicipality20,68820,4910.18%49.3541922
Panglaomunicipality33,55328,6033.09%47.7970210
Pilarmunicipality27,25626,8870.26%120.3922621
President Carlos P. Garciamunicipality23,35623,2870.06%54.8242623
Sagbayanmunicipality22,33920,0912.04%69.6132124
San Isidromunicipality8,7449,125-0.81%60.0414612
San Miguelmunicipality24,13523,5740.45%123.2919618
Sevillamunicipality10,66110,4430.39%116.759113
Sierra Bullonesmunicipality24,74524,6980.04%198.8712422
Sikatunamunicipality6,7266,3801.01%38.2217610
Tagbilarancity (CC), capital105,05196,7921.57%36.502,87815
Talibonmunicipality66,96961,3731.68%140.4647725
Trinidadmunicipality31,95628,8281.98%195.3016420
Tubigonmunicipality45,89344,9020.42%81.8756134
Ubaymunicipality73,71268,5781.38%335.0622044
Valenciamunicipality27,12627,586-0.32%116.6723335
Bohol Total1,313,5601,255,1280.87%4,820.952721,109

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bohol for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,752,864,883.59.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009978,497,102.41
20101,057,047,535.258.03%
20111,167,076,296.1810.41%
20121,139,304,462.20-2.38%
20131,234,282,082.448.34%
20141,408,515,272.3914.12%
20151,616,114,122.3714.74%
20161,752,864,883.598.46%

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  • 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 Bohol is 10 to 14, with 146,422 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 19,018 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125,564
1 to 4107,825
5 to 9141,703
10 to 14146,422
15 to 19127,992
20 to 24105,577
25 to 2994,527
30 to 3484,766
35 to 3979,720
40 to 4474,789
45 to 4969,406
50 to 5462,001
55 to 5952,526
60 to 6442,021
65 to 6933,433
70 to 7427,158
75 to 7919,112
80 and over19,018
Total1,313,560

Historical population

The population of Bohol grew from 592,194 in 1960 to 1,313,560 in 2015, an increase of 721,366 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.87%, or an increase of 58,432 people, from the previous population of 1,255,128 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
269,223
358,3871.82%
491,6081.59%
553,4071.22%
592,1940.60%
683,2971.41%
759,3702.14%
806,0131.20%
948,4031.64%
994,4400.89%
1,139,1302.96%
1,230,1101.07%
1,255,1280.74%
1,313,5600.87%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Bohol as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Junction (LIR) Carmen-Sagbayan-Bacani Road
  • Junction (TER) Dauis-Panglao Road
  • Junction (TER)-Jagna-Sierra Bullones Road
  • Junction Dat-an-Carmen-Sierra Bullones-Pilar-Alicia Road
  • Loay Interior Road
  • Tagbilaran East Road (Tagbilaran-Jagna)
  • Tagbilaran North Road (Tagbilaran-Jetafe Section)

Tertiary Roads

  • Antequera-San Isidro-Libertad (Tubigon) Road
  • Balilihan-Hanopol-Batuan Road
  • Bohol 1st Cadre Road
  • Junction (LIR) Buenavista-Carmen-Danao-Jetafe Road
  • Junction (TNR) Airport Road
  • Junction (TNR) Cortes-Balilihan-Catigbian-Macaas Road
  • Junction (TNR) Ma. Clara Wharf Road
  • Junction (TNR) Maribojoc-Antequera-Catagbacan (Loon)
  • Junction (TNR)-Talibon Road
  • Junction Dat-an-Carmen-Sierra Bullones-Pilar-Alicia Road
  • Panglao Island Circumferential Road
  • Sagbayan-Danao Road
  • Tagbilaran City-Corella-Sikatuna-Loboc Road
  • Ubay By-Pass Road
  • Ubay-Cadre Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,313,560, ranked 21 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,861.38 square kilometers, ranked 24 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 272 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 29 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.87%, ranked 73 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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