Badian, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count29
Postal code6031
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)110.07 km2 (42.50 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,912
Density (2015)344 / km2 (892 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 52' North, 123° 24' East (9.8691, 123.3992)
Estimated elevation above sea level30.1 meters (98.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 110.07 square kilometers or 42.50 square miles which constitutes 2.23% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,912. This represented 1.29% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 344 inhabitants per square kilometer or 892 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Badian has 29 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)
Alawijao2.84%1,0781,0750.28%0.05%
Balhaan1.06%402491-18.13%-3.74%
Banhigan6.85%2,5962,5292.65%0.50%
Basak3.92%1,4871,843-19.32%-4.00%
Basiao2.59%983993-1.01%-0.19%
Bato3.08%1,16692725.78%4.46%
Bugas7.03%2,6662,5922.85%0.54%
Calangcang1.37%521562-7.30%-1.43%
Candiis2.86%1,0861,0196.58%1.22%
Dagatan3.56%1,3511,19812.77%2.31%
Dobdob2.71%1,0261,104-7.07%-1.39%
Ginablan1.60%6085844.11%0.77%
Lambug3.87%1,4691,4054.56%0.85%
Malabago2.52%9549094.95%0.92%
Malhiao7.82%2,9662,8862.77%0.52%
Manduyong4.40%1,6681,710-2.46%-0.47%
Matutinao2.38%9041,130-20.00%-4.16%
Patong2.16%820823-0.36%-0.07%
Poblacion10.79%4,0924,0022.25%0.42%
Sanlagan2.06%782910-14.07%-2.85%
Santicon1.40%5305241.15%0.22%
Sohoton2.97%1,1251,0695.24%0.98%
Sulsugan1.10%417467-10.71%-2.13%
Talayong2.40%9098783.53%0.66%
Taytay5.54%2,0992,0462.59%0.49%
Tigbao2.31%8747999.39%1.72%
Tiguib1.28%4874830.83%0.16%
Tubod3.02%1,1441,0657.42%1.37%
Zaragosa4.49%1,7021,6761.55%0.29%
Badian Total37,91237,6990.57%0.11%

Historical population

The population of Badian grew from 18,331 in 1960 to 37,912 in 2015, an increase of 19,581 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.11%, or an increase of 213 people, from the previous population of 37,699 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,331
18,5140.10%
20,4061.97%
21,5121.06%
26,5452.12%
29,2001.80%
30,4000.87%
35,8762.31%
37,6991.82%
37,9120.11%

Location

The municipal center of Badian is situated at approximately 9° 52' North, 123° 24' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.1 meters or 98.7 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 Badian are Guihulngan, Carcar, Bais, Tanjay, Naga, and Tagbilaran. The nearest municipalities are Moalboal, Alcantara, Ronda, Alegria, Dalaguete, and Dumanjug. Its distance from the national capital is 584.86 kilometers (363.42 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Moalboal, Cebu, 7.61 kilometers (4.73 miles) to the North (N5°W)
  • Alcantara, Cebu, 11.27 kilometers (7.01 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Ronda, Cebu, 14.53 kilometers (9.03 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Alegria, Cebu, 17.28 kilometers (10.74 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)
  • Dalaguete, Cebu, 18.80 kilometers (11.68 miles) to the Southeast (S51°E)
  • Dumanjug, Cebu, 21.24 kilometers (13.20 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 584.86 kilometers (363.42 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,912, ranked 738 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.50 square kilometers, ranked 976 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 344 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 584 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.11%, ranked 1,524 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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