Consolacion, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count21
Postal code6001
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)37.03 km2 (14.30 sq mi)
Population (2015)131,528
Density (2015)3,552 / km2 (9,198 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 23' North, 123° 57' East (10.3765, 123.9572)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.2 meters (43.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 37.03 square kilometers or 14.30 square miles which constitutes 0.75% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 131,528. This represented 4.48% of the total population of Cebu province, or 1.78% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 3,552 inhabitants per square kilometer or 9,198 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Consolacion has 21 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)
Cabangahan1.89%2,4832,01523.23%4.06%
Cansaga4.12%5,4154,45021.69%3.81%
Casili12.18%16,02512,74525.74%4.46%
Danglag3.22%4,2352,79651.47%8.23%
Garing1.99%2,6152,25316.07%2.88%
Jugan7.52%9,8877,97024.05%4.19%
Lamac7.19%9,4587,21731.05%5.28%
Lanipga0.65%85574814.30%2.58%
Nangka10.13%13,32711,02120.92%3.68%
Panas1.01%1,3231,14615.45%2.77%
Panoypoy0.93%1,2291,10810.92%1.99%
Pitogo4.01%5,2783,85736.84%6.15%
Poblacion Occidental4.45%5,8544,86420.35%3.59%
Poblacion Oriental2.52%3,3143,1634.77%0.89%
Polog1.59%2,0971,60830.41%5.19%
Pulpogan9.98%13,12311,61712.96%2.35%
Sacsac1.41%1,8611,54220.69%3.65%
Tayud15.35%20,19215,68328.75%4.93%
Tilhaong1.02%1,3371,18313.02%2.36%
Tolotolo2.40%3,1562,55523.52%4.10%
Tugbongan6.44%8,4647,10819.08%3.38%
Consolacion Total131,528106,64923.33%4.07%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Consolacion for the fiscal year of 2016 was 300,974,038.69.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009129,042,554.55
2010137,733,452.966.73%
2011148,656,073.547.93%
2012159,962,405.747.61%
2013200,301,213.9125.22%
2014230,546,542.7215.10%
2015271,902,825.7017.94%
2016300,974,038.6910.69%

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 Consolacion is 5 to 9, with 13,749 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 658 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,835
1 to 411,222
5 to 913,749
10 to 1412,565
15 to 1912,449
20 to 2413,319
25 to 2912,516
30 to 3410,867
35 to 399,717
40 to 448,144
45 to 496,873
50 to 545,486
55 to 594,222
60 to 643,080
65 to 691,946
70 to 741,106
75 to 79774
80 and over658
Total131,528

Historical population

The population of Consolacion grew from 12,410 in 1960 to 131,528 in 2015, an increase of 119,118 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.07%, or an increase of 24,879 people, from the previous population of 106,649 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,410
17,6023.48%
20,4443.05%
27,4546.07%
41,2704.16%
49,2053.35%
62,2985.19%
87,5444.80%
106,6497.45%
131,5284.07%

Location

The municipal center of Consolacion is situated at approximately 10° 23' North, 123° 57' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.2 meters or 43.2 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 Consolacion are Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, Danao, Talisay, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Liloan, Compostela, Cordova, Minglanilla, Carmen, and Balamban. Its distance from the national capital is 567.47 kilometers (352.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Liloan, Cebu, 5.30 kilometers (3.30 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • Compostela, Cebu, 10.65 kilometers (6.62 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N33°E)
  • Cordova, Cebu, 13.85 kilometers (8.61 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Minglanilla, Cebu, 22.84 kilometers (14.19 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 24.17 kilometers (15.02 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Balamban, Cebu, 29.67 kilometers (18.44 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)

Nearest cities

  • Mandaue, 5.96 kilometers (3.71 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S15°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 7.31 kilometers (4.54 miles) to the South (S7°W)
  • Cebu City, 10.26 kilometers (6.37 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 17.67 kilometers (10.98 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N25°E)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 18.91 kilometers (11.75 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 28.71 kilometers (17.84 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)

Distance from Manila: 567.47 kilometers (352.61 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 131,528, ranked 108 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.30 square kilometers, ranked 1,486 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,552 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 47 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.07%, ranked 1,589 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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