Balilihan, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count31
Postal code6342
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)127.27 km2 (49.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,903
Density (2015)141 / km2 (364 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 45' North, 123° 58' East (9.7562, 123.9718)
Estimated elevation above sea level98.5 meters (323.0 feet)

Balilihan is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 127.27 square kilometers or 49.14 square miles which constitutes 2.64% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,903. This represented 1.36% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Balilihan has 31 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)
Baucan Norte3.72%666688-3.20%-0.62%
Baucan Sur4.46%799852-6.22%-1.22%
Boctol7.38%1,3221,09420.84%3.67%
Boyog Norte1.27%2272127.08%1.31%
Boyog Proper1.57%28119941.21%6.79%
Boyog Sur1.94%3483295.78%1.07%
Cabad3.78%67757018.77%3.33%
Candasig3.40%6095913.05%0.57%
Cantalid2.23%4003873.36%0.63%
Cantomimbo3.01%5395370.37%0.07%
Cogon4.32%774835-7.31%-1.43%
Datag Norte3.37%60454011.85%2.16%
Datag Sur2.78%49841420.29%3.58%
Del Carmen Este3.74%669672-0.45%-0.09%
Del Carmen Norte4.17%7467203.61%0.68%
Del Carmen Sur3.44%6156002.50%0.47%
Del Carmen Weste4.62%827865-4.39%-0.85%
Del Rosario1.28%230260-11.54%-2.31%
Dorol4.17%746751-0.67%-0.13%
Haguilanan Grande3.83%686836-17.94%-3.70%
Hanopol Este1.93%3453372.37%0.45%
Hanopol Norte2.14%38434910.03%1.84%
Hanopol Weste1.37%245272-9.93%-1.97%
Magsija3.41%61147728.09%4.83%
Maslog2.93%52442822.43%3.93%
Sagasa3.42%61351219.73%3.49%
Sal‑ing3.75%672697-3.59%-0.69%
San Isidro2.54%455458-0.66%-0.13%
San Roque3.05%5465195.20%0.97%
Santo Niño2.97%5324947.69%1.42%
Tagustusan3.98%7136529.36%1.72%
Balilihan Total17,90317,1474.41%0.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Balilihan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 74,472,034.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,715,999.36
201045,946,448.907.56%
201148,623,927.565.83%
201249,648,042.182.11%
201353,743,304.208.25%
201460,359,956.1112.31%
201568,108,753.2612.84%
201674,472,034.999.34%

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 Balilihan is 10 to 14, with 1,835 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 308 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1308
1 to 41,304
5 to 91,769
10 to 141,835
15 to 191,662
20 to 241,377
25 to 291,342
30 to 341,159
35 to 391,113
40 to 441,101
45 to 49990
50 to 54876
55 to 59716
60 to 64628
65 to 69542
70 to 74486
75 to 79353
80 and over342
Total17,903

Historical population

The population of Balilihan grew from 11,161 in 1960 to 17,903 in 2015, an increase of 6,742 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.82%, or an increase of 756 people, from the previous population of 17,147 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,161
14,5332.62%
13,912-0.87%
13,9250.02%
14,8500.65%
14,400-0.57%
16,8373.41%
17,1310.24%
17,1470.03%
17,9030.82%

Location

The municipal center of Balilihan is situated at approximately 9° 45' North, 123° 58' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 98.5 meters or 323.0 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 Balilihan are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Sikatuna, Antequera, Corella, Sevilla, Cortes, and Catigbian. Its distance from the national capital is 626.07 kilometers (389.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sikatuna, Bohol, 7.57 kilometers (4.70 miles) to the South (S2°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Corella, Bohol, 9.42 kilometers (5.85 miles) to the Southwest (S36°W)
  • Sevilla, Bohol, 10.07 kilometers (6.26 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 10.84 kilometers (6.73 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S70°W)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 10.91 kilometers (6.78 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 18.00 kilometers (11.18 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 52.86 kilometers (32.84 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 55.39 kilometers (34.42 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 55.72 kilometers (34.62 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 61.40 kilometers (38.15 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Cebu City, 61.75 kilometers (38.37 miles) to the North (N8°W)

Distance from Manila: 626.07 kilometers (389.02 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,903, ranked 1,318 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 49.14 square kilometers, ranked 862 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 141 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,180 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.82%, ranked 934 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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