Candijay, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count21
Postal code6312
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Canigao Channel
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)103.26 km2 (39.87 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,475
Density (2015)285 / km2 (739 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 49' North, 124° 30' East (9.8172, 124.4960)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.8 meters (58.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 103.26 square kilometers or 39.87 square miles which constitutes 2.14% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,475. This represented 2.24% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.40% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 285 inhabitants per square kilometer or 739 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Candijay has 21 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)
Abihilan5.44%1,6031,20932.59%5.52%
Anoling3.78%1,1131,114-0.09%-0.02%
Boyo‑an5.46%1,6101,612-0.12%-0.02%
Cadapdapan4.32%1,2731,381-7.82%-1.54%
Cambane1.41%416435-4.37%-0.85%
Canawa4.65%1,3701,415-3.18%-0.61%
Can‑olin7.31%2,1552,215-2.71%-0.52%
Cogtong8.84%2,6052,4924.53%0.85%
La Union4.92%1,4491,3656.15%1.14%
Luan2.48%731886-17.49%-3.60%
Lungsoda‑an5.09%1,4991,4612.60%0.49%
Mahangin3.02%891906-1.66%-0.32%
Pagahat1.46%430443-2.93%-0.57%
Panadtaran3.19%9401,002-6.19%-1.21%
Panas5.68%1,6751,47713.41%2.42%
Poblacion11.61%3,4213,3442.30%0.43%
San Isidro3.81%1,1241,0427.87%1.45%
Tambongan5.23%1,5421,587-2.84%-0.55%
Tawid3.70%1,0901,0890.09%0.02%
Tubod3.01%888928-4.31%-0.84%
Tugas5.60%1,6501,6400.61%0.12%
Candijay Total29,47529,0431.49%0.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Candijay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 91,170,941.92.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,329,519.80
201058,251,074.0013.48%
201161,164,487.005.00%
201258,691,302.20-4.04%
201361,356,304.164.54%
201470,083,169.5314.22%
201580,313,953.8614.60%
201691,170,941.9213.52%

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 Candijay is 10 to 14, with 3,364 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 459 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1544
1 to 42,435
5 to 93,159
10 to 143,364
15 to 192,888
20 to 241,941
25 to 291,887
30 to 341,766
35 to 391,793
40 to 441,672
45 to 491,595
50 to 541,484
55 to 591,278
60 to 641,095
65 to 69916
70 to 74686
75 to 79513
80 and over459
Total29,475

Historical population

The population of Candijay grew from 16,035 in 1960 to 29,475 in 2015, an increase of 13,440 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.28%, or an increase of 432 people, from the previous population of 29,043 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,035
17,1140.64%
19,7502.92%
21,3421.56%
26,1022.03%
25,729-0.27%
30,3893.63%
31,1830.36%
29,043-2.55%
29,4750.28%

Location

The municipal center of Candijay is situated at approximately 9° 49' North, 124° 30' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.8 meters or 58.3 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 Candijay are Maasin, Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Talisay, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Mabini, Guindulman, Alicia, Anda, Duero, and Pilar. Its distance from the national capital is 652.03 kilometers (405.15 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mabini, Bohol, 5.90 kilometers (3.66 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Guindulman, Bohol, 6.20 kilometers (3.85 miles) to the South (S8°W)
  • Alicia, Bohol, 10.85 kilometers (6.74 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • Anda, Bohol, 11.87 kilometers (7.37 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Duero, Bohol, 15.80 kilometers (9.82 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Pilar, Bohol, 17.99 kilometers (11.18 miles) to the West (N83°W)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 51.93 kilometers (32.27 miles) to the Northeast (N47°E)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 72.84 kilometers (45.26 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S74°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 81.07 kilometers (50.37 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Mandaue, 82.62 kilometers (51.34 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 85.40 kilometers (53.06 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)
  • Cebu City, 85.60 kilometers (53.19 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

Distance from Manila: 652.03 kilometers (405.15 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,475, ranked 951 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.87 square kilometers, ranked 1,020 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 285 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 712 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.28%, ranked 1,558 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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