Baclayon, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count17
Postal code6301
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)34.43 km2 (13.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,591
Density (2015)598 / km2 (1,549 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 123° 55' East (9.6224, 123.9118)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.8 meters (19.0 feet)

Baclayon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 34.43 square kilometers or 13.29 square miles which constitutes 0.71% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,591. This represented 1.57% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 598 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,549 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baclayon has 17 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)
Buenaventura1.92%395426-7.28%-1.43%
Cambanac1.98%4073953.04%0.57%
Dasitam3.65%7527007.43%1.37%
Guiwanon7.16%1,4741,24918.01%3.20%
Landican4.22%86970822.74%3.98%
Laya5.19%1,0681,0016.69%1.24%
Libertad6.39%1,3151,2197.88%1.45%
Montana8.35%1,7191,6136.57%1.22%
Pamilacan6.89%1,4181,422-0.28%-0.05%
Payahan4.47%92082112.06%2.19%
Poblacion9.76%2,0091,9055.46%1.02%
San Isidro4.46%91977518.58%3.30%
San Roque7.18%1,4781,4243.79%0.71%
San Vicente6.07%1,2491,13010.53%1.92%
Santa Cruz9.29%1,9131,44232.66%5.53%
Taguihon9.12%1,8771,68911.13%2.03%
Tanday3.93%80971113.78%2.49%
Baclayon Total20,59118,63010.53%1.92%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baclayon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 69,770,872.84.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,473,217.48
201041,278,537.05-5.05%
201145,198,340.679.50%
201245,531,244.340.74%
201348,019,359.745.46%
201454,165,280.5512.80%
201561,553,534.0813.64%
201669,770,872.8413.35%

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 Baclayon is 15 to 19, with 1,998 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 280 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1358
1 to 41,497
5 to 91,978
10 to 141,971
15 to 191,998
20 to 241,803
25 to 291,581
30 to 341,412
35 to 391,353
40 to 441,285
45 to 491,175
50 to 541,083
55 to 59836
60 to 64671
65 to 69538
70 to 74426
75 to 79280
80 and over346
Total20,591

Historical population

The population of Baclayon grew from 9,050 in 1960 to 20,591 in 2015, an increase of 11,541 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.92%, or an increase of 1,961 people, from the previous population of 18,630 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,050
10,7041.66%
10,490-0.40%
10,7760.54%
11,9861.07%
12,8081.25%
14,9963.44%
18,0152.56%
18,6301.23%
20,5911.92%

Location

The municipal center of Baclayon is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 123° 55' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.8 meters or 19.0 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 Baclayon are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Dumaguete, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Dauis, Alburquerque, Corella, Sikatuna, Loay, and Cortes. Its distance from the national capital is 635.50 kilometers (394.88 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dauis, Bohol, 4.99 kilometers (3.10 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Alburquerque, Bohol, 5.17 kilometers (3.21 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 7.25 kilometers (4.51 miles) to the North (N8°E)
  • Sikatuna, Bohol, 9.95 kilometers (6.18 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Loay, Bohol, 11.11 kilometers (6.90 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S77°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 11.63 kilometers (7.23 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 6.39 kilometers (3.97 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 60.95 kilometers (37.87 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 67.11 kilometers (41.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 69.18 kilometers (42.99 miles) to the North (N6°W)
  • Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, 75.01 kilometers (46.61 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Cebu City, 75.97 kilometers (47.21 miles) to the North (N2°W)

Distance from Manila: 635.50 kilometers (394.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,591, ranked 1,244 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.29 square kilometers, ranked 1,504 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 598 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 308 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.92%, ranked 1,483 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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