Panglao, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count10
Postal code6340
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Tañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Panglao
Area (2007)47.79 km2 (18.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,553
Density (2015)702 / km2 (1,819 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 35' North, 123° 45' East (9.5795, 123.7459)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.5 meters (24.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 47.79 square kilometers or 18.45 square miles which constitutes 0.99% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,553. This represented 2.55% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 702 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,819 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panglao has 10 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)
Bil‑isan10.88%3,6493,05019.64%3.47%
Bolod5.68%1,9061,69012.78%2.32%
Danao14.71%4,9353,86027.85%4.79%
Doljo10.18%3,4173,00413.75%2.48%
Libaong6.35%2,1321,84215.74%2.82%
Looc7.58%2,5432,28211.44%2.08%
Lourdes4.60%1,5441,38711.32%2.06%
Poblacion15.81%5,3054,8319.81%1.80%
Tangnan10.86%3,6453,3249.66%1.77%
Tawala13.34%4,4773,33334.32%5.78%
Panglao Total33,55328,60317.31%3.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Panglao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 128,505,879.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,516,540.14
201058,640,095.729.57%
201172,870,404.6724.27%
201278,886,610.278.26%
201391,893,313.4316.49%
2014100,281,094.989.13%
2015117,938,589.0417.61%
2016128,505,879.058.96%

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 Panglao is 5 to 9, with 3,484 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 378 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1629
1 to 42,859
5 to 93,484
10 to 143,313
15 to 193,303
20 to 243,213
25 to 292,886
30 to 342,449
35 to 392,272
40 to 441,864
45 to 491,703
50 to 541,438
55 to 591,237
60 to 64943
65 to 69666
70 to 74535
75 to 79378
80 and over381
Total33,553

Historical population

The population of Panglao grew from 11,836 in 1960 to 33,553 in 2015, an increase of 21,717 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.09%, or an increase of 4,950 people, from the previous population of 28,603 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,836
13,3091.15%
13,6240.47%
14,5471.32%
17,0041.57%
18,0951.17%
21,3373.60%
25,5582.52%
28,6034.18%
33,5533.09%

Location

The municipal center of Panglao is situated at approximately 9° 35' North, 123° 45' East, in the island of Panglao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.5 meters or 24.7 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 Panglao are Tagbilaran, Dumaguete, Carcar, Tanjay, Bais, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Dauis, Baclayon, Maribojoc, Cortes, Corella, and Alburquerque. Its distance from the national capital is 630.80 kilometers (391.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dauis, Bohol, 14.11 kilometers (8.77 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)
  • Baclayon, Bohol, 18.82 kilometers (11.69 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Maribojoc, Bohol, 20.79 kilometers (12.92 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 21.53 kilometers (13.38 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 22.65 kilometers (14.07 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • Alburquerque, Bohol, 23.45 kilometers (14.57 miles) to the East (N82°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 630.80 kilometers (391.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,553, ranked 830 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.45 square kilometers, ranked 1,403 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 702 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 260 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.09%, ranked 1,078 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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