President Carlos P. Garcia, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count23
Postal code6346
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea, Canigao Channel
Philippine major island(s)Lapinig
Area (2007)54.82 km2 (21.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,356
Density (2015)426 / km2 (1,103 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 7' North, 124° 33' East (10.1207, 124.5536)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.9 meters (65.3 feet)

President Carlos P. Garcia, formerly known as Pitogo, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 54.82 square kilometers or 21.17 square miles which constitutes 1.14% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,356. This represented 1.78% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 426 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,103 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

President Carlos P. Garcia has 23 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)
Aguining9.31%2,1752,294-5.19%-1.01%
Basiao3.84%898911-1.43%-0.27%
Baud2.71%6336034.98%0.93%
Bayog1.30%304309-1.62%-0.31%
Bogo4.83%1,12899013.94%2.52%
Bonbonon5.55%1,2961,2860.78%0.15%
Butan2.44%569626-9.11%-1.80%
Campamanog6.88%1,6071,5603.01%0.57%
Canmangao4.02%939948-0.95%-0.18%
Gaus5.15%1,2021,365-11.94%-2.39%
Kabangkalan1.95%45630947.57%7.69%
Lapinig3.84%896967-7.34%-1.44%
Lipata2.55%595685-13.14%-2.65%
Poblacion11.75%2,7452,7001.67%0.32%
Popoo4.22%9859770.82%0.16%
Saguise3.06%715745-4.03%-0.78%
San Jose5.08%1,1861,1096.94%1.29%
San Vicente4.48%1,04789317.25%3.08%
Santo Rosario1.38%322475-32.21%-7.13%
Tilmobo0.86%2021972.54%0.48%
Tugas3.10%723756-4.37%-0.85%
Tugnao5.61%1,3111,3090.15%0.03%
Villa Milagrosa6.09%1,4221,27311.70%2.13%
President Carlos P. Garcia Total23,35623,2870.30%0.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of President Carlos P. Garcia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 65,952,733.40.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,216,964.49
201041,931,322.866.92%
201145,284,128.678.00%
201244,253,191.42-2.28%
201346,878,521.595.93%
201453,039,574.2613.14%
201560,163,755.9213.43%
201665,952,733.409.62%

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 President Carlos P. Garcia is 10 to 14, with 3,185 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 244 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1510
1 to 42,344
5 to 93,044
10 to 143,185
15 to 192,216
20 to 241,453
25 to 291,303
30 to 341,220
35 to 391,286
40 to 441,297
45 to 491,240
50 to 54962
55 to 59864
60 to 64767
65 to 69638
70 to 74477
75 to 79306
80 and over244
Total23,356

Historical population

The population of President Carlos P. Garcia grew from 8,831 in 1970 to 23,356 in 2015, an increase of 14,525 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.06%, or an increase of 69 people, from the previous population of 23,287 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,831
16,59713.50%
18,1421.80%
21,1731.56%
19,096-1.92%
20,7441.79%
25,1182.67%
23,287-2.72%
23,3560.06%

Location

The municipal center of President Carlos P. Garcia is situated at approximately 10° 7' North, 124° 33' East, in the island of Lapinig. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.9 meters or 65.3 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 President Carlos P. Garcia are Maasin, Baybay, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Danao, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Ubay, Bien Unido, Trinidad, Talibon, Alicia, and San Miguel. Its distance from the national capital is 628.88 kilometers (390.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Ubay, Bohol, 11.34 kilometers (7.05 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Bien Unido, Bohol, 19.25 kilometers (11.96 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Trinidad, Bohol, 23.53 kilometers (14.62 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S78°W)
  • Talibon, Bohol, 25.27 kilometers (15.70 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Alicia, Bohol, 27.52 kilometers (17.10 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • San Miguel, Bohol, 27.87 kilometers (17.32 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S58°W)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 32.08 kilometers (19.93 miles) to the East (N87°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 67.07 kilometers (41.67 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N23°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 69.46 kilometers (43.16 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)
  • Mandaue, 70.62 kilometers (43.88 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 72.68 kilometers (45.16 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)
  • Cebu City, 75.32 kilometers (46.80 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)

Distance from Manila: 628.88 kilometers (390.77 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,356, ranked 1,152 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 21.17 square kilometers, ranked 1,348 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 426 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 459 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.06%, ranked 547 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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