Dagohoy, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count15
Postal code6322
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dagohoy for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,161,971.86.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,574,489.07
201038,329,629.834.80%
201142,019,842.749.63%
201240,828,654.44-2.83%
201345,385,853.9511.16%
201451,762,422.4814.05%
201559,704,716.9415.34%
201666,161,971.8610.82%

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 Dagohoy is 10 to 14, with 2,362 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 259 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1365
1 to 41,677
5 to 92,266
10 to 142,362
15 to 191,882
20 to 241,521
25 to 291,382
30 to 341,104
35 to 391,097
40 to 441,015
45 to 49983
50 to 54851
55 to 59786
60 to 64579
65 to 69423
70 to 74331
75 to 79275
80 and over259
Total19,158

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 1,283 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 29.96 square kilometers, ranked 1,182 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 247 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 821 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.29%, ranked 1,450 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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