Bilar, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count19
Postal code6317
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)129.71 km2 (50.08 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,590
Density (2015)136 / km2 (351 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 42' North, 124° 6' East (9.7069, 124.1044)
Estimated elevation above sea level298.4 meters (978.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 129.71 square kilometers or 50.08 square miles which constitutes 2.69% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,590. This represented 1.34% 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 136 inhabitants per square kilometer or 351 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bilar has 19 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)
Bonifacio1.48%260262-0.76%-0.15%
Bugang Norte3.59%632650-2.77%-0.53%
Bugang Sur5.22%918940-2.34%-0.45%
Cabacnitan4.41%7757454.03%0.75%
Cambigsi3.51%618689-10.30%-2.05%
Campagao7.61%1,3391,2844.28%0.80%
Cansumbol6.76%1,1891,235-3.72%-0.72%
Dagohoy4.34%764836-8.61%-1.70%
Owac5.53%973975-0.21%-0.04%
Poblacion9.03%1,5881,5005.87%1.09%
Quezon3.51%618668-7.49%-1.47%
Riverside5.75%1,01288614.22%2.56%
Rizal2.42%425456-6.80%-1.33%
Roxas6.59%1,1591,01114.64%2.64%
Subayon7.41%1,3031,2008.58%1.58%
Villa Aurora4.19%7377310.82%0.16%
Villa Suerte1.32%232269-13.75%-2.78%
Yanaya7.32%1,2881,12314.69%2.64%
Zamora10.01%1,7601,6387.45%1.38%
Bilar Total17,59017,0982.88%0.54%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bilar for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,850,254.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,969,687.70
201043,470,406.21-16.35%
201146,739,758.077.52%
201249,464,588.575.83%
201351,517,756.464.15%
201457,289,716.9711.20%
201565,157,817.7213.73%
201671,850,254.6210.27%

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 Bilar is 5 to 9, with 1,835 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 292 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1348
1 to 41,448
5 to 91,835
10 to 141,782
15 to 191,687
20 to 241,505
25 to 291,341
30 to 341,105
35 to 39999
40 to 44990
45 to 49906
50 to 54865
55 to 59689
60 to 64587
65 to 69478
70 to 74404
75 to 79292
80 and over329
Total17,590

Historical population

The population of Bilar grew from 9,930 in 1960 to 17,590 in 2015, an increase of 7,660 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.54%, or an increase of 492 people, from the previous population of 17,098 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,930
11,1541.14%
12,2261.86%
12,7150.79%
14,9261.62%
16,0291.34%
16,6280.79%
17,0780.37%
17,0980.04%
17,5900.54%

Location

The municipal center of Bilar is situated at approximately 9° 42' North, 124° 6' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 298.4 meters or 978.8 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 Bilar are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Carcar, Naga, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Sevilla, Batuan, Loboc, Dimiao, Lila, and Sikatuna. Its distance from the national capital is 638.32 kilometers (396.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sevilla, Bohol, 6.38 kilometers (3.96 miles) to the West (S86°W)
  • Batuan, Bohol, 9.84 kilometers (6.11 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 11.15 kilometers (6.93 miles) to the Southwest (S45°W)
  • Dimiao, Bohol, 12.87 kilometers (8.00 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)
  • Lila, Bohol, 12.90 kilometers (8.02 miles) to the South (S4°W)
  • Sikatuna, Bohol, 14.47 kilometers (8.99 miles) to the West (S82°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 28.18 kilometers (17.51 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 65.82 kilometers (40.90 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 67.16 kilometers (41.73 miles) to the Northwest (N49°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 67.39 kilometers (41.87 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 68.93 kilometers (42.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Cebu City, 70.51 kilometers (43.82 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)

Distance from Manila: 638.32 kilometers (396.63 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,590, ranked 1,328 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.08 square kilometers, ranked 847 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 136 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,199 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.54%, ranked 443 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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