Aloguinsan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count15
Postal code6040
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)61.92 km2 (23.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,100
Density (2015)518 / km2 (1,343 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 13' North, 123° 33' East (10.2227, 123.5490)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.1 meters (16.8 feet)

Aloguinsan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 61.92 square kilometers or 23.91 square miles which constitutes 1.25% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,100. This represented 1.09% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 518 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,343 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aloguinsan 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)
Angilan8.21%2,6341,92636.76%6.14%
Bojo5.82%1,8691,60316.59%2.97%
Bonbon24.32%7,8076,61118.09%3.22%
Esperanza5.81%1,8661,7596.08%1.13%
Kandingan2.92%93784810.50%1.92%
Kantabogon5.29%1,6971,52611.21%2.04%
Kawasan6.98%2,2391,97513.37%2.42%
Olango3.59%1,1511,02612.18%2.21%
Poblacion10.57%3,3922,74723.48%4.10%
Punay4.81%1,5441,5310.85%0.16%
Rosario5.82%1,8681,8640.21%0.04%
Saksak3.60%1,1571,1391.58%0.30%
Tampa‑an6.30%2,0211,51333.58%5.67%
Toyokon2.16%6936801.91%0.36%
Zaragosa3.82%1,22590235.81%6.00%
Aloguinsan Total32,10027,65016.09%2.88%

Historical population

The population of Aloguinsan grew from 12,115 in 1960 to 32,100 in 2015, an increase of 19,985 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.88%, or an increase of 4,450 people, from the previous population of 27,650 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,115
13,1920.84%
13,7120.78%
15,7752.84%
19,2141.99%
21,4722.10%
24,1802.58%
26,3531.19%
27,6501.76%
32,1002.88%

Location

The municipal center of Aloguinsan is situated at approximately 10° 13' North, 123° 33' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.1 meters or 16.8 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 Aloguinsan are Carcar, Toledo, Naga, San Carlos, Guihulngan, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pinamungajan, Barili, San Fernando, Dumanjug, Sibonga, and Minglanilla. Its distance from the national capital is 558.11 kilometers (346.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pinamungajan, Cebu, 6.58 kilometers (4.09 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)
  • Barili, Cebu, 12.76 kilometers (7.93 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S19°W)
  • San Fernando, Cebu, 18.36 kilometers (11.41 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S69°E)
  • Dumanjug, Cebu, 21.97 kilometers (13.65 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Sibonga, Cebu, 24.13 kilometers (14.99 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Minglanilla, Cebu, 27.22 kilometers (16.91 miles) to the East (N85°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 558.11 kilometers (346.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,100, ranked 880 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.91 square kilometers, ranked 1,299 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 518 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 362 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.88%, ranked 134 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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