Dagohoy, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count15
Postal code6322
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)77.59 km2 (29.96 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,158
Density (2015)247 / km2 (639 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 56' North, 124° 19' East (9.9363, 124.3153)
Estimated elevation above sea level120.1 meters (394.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 77.59 square kilometers or 29.96 square miles which constitutes 1.61% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,158. This represented 1.46% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 247 inhabitants per square kilometer or 639 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dagohoy has 15 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)
Babag6.67%1,2781,338-4.48%-0.87%
Cagawasan4.95%9481,044-9.20%-1.82%
Cagawitan3.47%6656128.66%1.59%
Caluasan9.88%1,8921,8164.19%0.78%
Candelaria5.52%1,0571,0065.07%0.95%
Can‑oling5.14%98577227.59%4.75%
Estaca2.80%537538-0.19%-0.04%
La Esperanza5.20%9971,085-8.11%-1.60%
Mahayag5.15%9871,016-2.85%-0.55%
Malitbog8.52%1,6331,5098.22%1.51%
Poblacion14.05%2,6922,6461.74%0.33%
San Miguel14.38%2,7542,819-2.31%-0.44%
San Vicente7.23%1,3861,3740.87%0.17%
Santa Cruz4.65%8918504.82%0.90%
Villa Aurora2.38%4564432.93%0.55%
Dagohoy Total19,15818,8681.54%0.29%

Historical population

The population of Dagohoy grew from 6,699 in 1960 to 19,158 in 2015, an increase of 12,459 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.29%, or an increase of 290 people, from the previous population of 18,868 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,699
7,2910.83%
8,5783.32%
9,4511.96%
13,1213.34%
13,9431.14%
16,8454.14%
18,3111.16%
18,8681.10%
19,1580.29%

Location

The municipal center of Dagohoy is situated at approximately 9° 56' North, 124° 19' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 120.1 meters or 394.0 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 Dagohoy are Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Tagbilaran, Talisay, Cebu City, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are San Miguel, Danao, Pilar, Sierra Bullones, Alicia, and Trinidad. Its distance from the national capital is 629.84 kilometers (391.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 57.66 kilometers (35.83 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)
  • Mandaue, 59.25 kilometers (36.81 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 60.03 kilometers (37.30 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 61.60 kilometers (38.27 miles) to the Northwest (N56°W)
  • Cebu City, 61.98 kilometers (38.51 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 62.13 kilometers (38.61 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)

Distance from Manila: 629.84 kilometers (391.36 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,158, ranked 1,288 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 29.96 square kilometers, ranked 1,187 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 247 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 826 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.29%, ranked 1,480 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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