Consolacion, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count21
Postal code6001
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
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%

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 116 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.30 square kilometers, ranked 1,500 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 3,552 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 50 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.07%, ranked 53 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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