Valencia, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count35
Postal code6306
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)116.67 km2 (45.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,126
Density (2015)233 / km2 (602 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 124° 12' East (9.6091, 124.2049)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.9 meters (12.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 116.67 square kilometers or 45.05 square miles which constitutes 2.42% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,126. This represented 2.07% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 233 inhabitants per square kilometer or 602 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Valencia has 35 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)
Adlawan1.82%493588-16.16%-3.30%
Anas6.34%1,7191,826-5.86%-1.14%
Anonang3.27%888972-8.64%-1.71%
Anoyon2.20%5965812.58%0.49%
Balingasao1.83%4974960.20%0.04%
Banderahan3.21%872933-6.54%-1.28%
Botong2.15%583694-15.99%-3.26%
Buyog1.55%420436-3.67%-0.71%
Canduao Occidental2.94%7977673.91%0.73%
Canduao Oriental2.43%660785-15.92%-3.25%
Canlusong3.93%1,0671,0204.61%0.86%
Canmanico7.86%2,1332,1320.05%0.01%
Cansibao3.67%9959257.57%1.40%
Catug‑a1.53%414439-5.69%-1.11%
Cutcutan3.33%904905-0.11%-0.02%
Danao2.27%6165943.70%0.69%
Genoveva1.99%5415360.93%0.18%
Ginopolan2.85%772827-6.65%-1.30%
La Victoria3.63%9841,044-5.75%-1.12%
Lantang3.74%1,0149427.64%1.41%
Limocon1.15%311424-26.65%-5.73%
Loctob2.55%6926782.06%0.39%
Magsaysay2.27%61753315.76%2.83%
Marawis2.08%563587-4.09%-0.79%
Maubo1.91%5174729.53%1.75%
Nailo1.70%4624610.22%0.04%
Omjon4.39%1,1921,1840.68%0.13%
Pangi‑an1.49%4053874.65%0.87%
Poblacion Occidental5.56%1,5081,4960.80%0.15%
Poblacion Oriental3.38%917928-1.19%-0.23%
Simang1.77%4804663.00%0.57%
Taug1.62%439492-10.77%-2.15%
Tausion2.17%589618-4.69%-0.91%
Taytay2.40%6516391.88%0.35%
Ticum3.02%8187795.01%0.93%
Valencia Total27,12627,586-1.67%-0.32%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Valencia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,583,491.86.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200949,742,717.77
201052,806,243.966.16%
201157,194,857.748.31%
201257,203,428.920.01%
201368,691,155.4120.08%
201475,212,230.099.49%
201585,680,568.7013.92%
201695,583,491.8611.56%

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 Valencia is 10 to 14, with 2,890 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 464 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1464
1 to 42,092
5 to 92,843
10 to 142,890
15 to 192,686
20 to 242,363
25 to 291,969
30 to 341,663
35 to 391,637
40 to 441,472
45 to 491,413
50 to 541,223
55 to 591,099
60 to 64910
65 to 69678
70 to 74664
75 to 79494
80 and over566
Total27,126

Historical population

The population of Valencia grew from 15,596 in 1960 to 27,126 in 2015, an increase of 11,530 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.32%, or a decrease of 460 people, from the previous population of 27,586 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,596
16,8880.78%
18,2291.55%
18,6550.46%
20,8791.13%
22,4231.35%
24,3631.80%
28,0431.96%
27,586-0.60%
27,126-0.32%

Location

The municipal center of Valencia is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 124° 12' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.9 meters or 12.8 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 Valencia are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, Naga, Carcar, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Dimiao, Garcia Hernandez, Lila, Bilar, Jagna, and Loboc. Its distance from the national capital is 653.34 kilometers (405.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dimiao, Bohol, 4.67 kilometers (2.90 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Garcia Hernandez, Bohol, 9.89 kilometers (6.15 miles) to the East (N87°E)
  • Lila, Bohol, 12.20 kilometers (7.58 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Bilar, Bohol, 15.45 kilometers (9.60 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Jagna, Bohol, 18.27 kilometers (11.35 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 19.24 kilometers (11.95 miles) to the West (N81°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 38.40 kilometers (23.86 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 80.49 kilometers (50.01 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 82.53 kilometers (51.28 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 82.60 kilometers (51.33 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 82.59 kilometers (51.32 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Mandaue, 84.19 kilometers (52.31 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

Distance from Manila: 653.34 kilometers (405.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,126, ranked 1,014 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 45.05 square kilometers, ranked 925 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 233 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 865 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.32%, ranked 1,220 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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