Daanbantayan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count20
Postal code6013
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Area (2007)92.27 km2 (35.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)84,430
Density (2015)915 / km2 (2,370 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 15' North, 123° 60' East (11.2503, 123.9999)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.8 meters (35.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 92.27 square kilometers or 35.63 square miles which constitutes 1.87% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 84,430. This represented 2.87% of the total population of Cebu province, or 1.14% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 915 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,370 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Daanbantayan has 20 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)
Aguho6.78%5,7264,83618.40%3.27%
Bagay5.39%4,5494,01513.30%2.41%
Bakhawan3.01%2,5402,26712.04%2.19%
Bateria4.34%3,6643,25212.67%2.30%
Bitoon5.63%4,7534,3509.26%1.70%
Calape2.64%2,2332,518-11.32%-2.26%
Carnaza2.68%2,2592,360-4.28%-0.83%
Dalingding2.53%2,1372,0693.29%0.62%
Lanao3.92%3,3132,96811.62%2.12%
Logon6.77%5,7204,49627.22%4.69%
Malbago5.22%4,4083,31133.13%5.60%
Malingin1.90%1,6001,5125.82%1.08%
Maya10.45%8,8227,81512.89%2.33%
Pajo4.30%3,6342,97022.36%3.92%
Paypay3.42%2,8882,7415.36%1.00%
Poblacion9.23%7,7947,1449.10%1.67%
Talisay5.09%4,2973,80213.02%2.36%
Tapilon9.86%8,3237,28114.31%2.58%
Tinubdan2.37%2,0022,050-2.34%-0.45%
Tominjao4.46%3,7683,14020.00%3.53%
Daanbantayan Total84,43074,89712.73%2.31%

Historical population

The population of Daanbantayan grew from 34,599 in 1960 to 84,430 in 2015, an increase of 49,831 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.31%, or an increase of 9,533 people, from the previous population of 74,897 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
34,599
40,6491.59%
43,2281.24%
45,9261.22%
58,7712.50%
64,8451.86%
69,3361.45%
73,2540.76%
74,8970.81%
84,4302.31%

Location

The municipal center of Daanbantayan is situated at approximately 11° 15' North, 123° 60' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.8 meters or 35.5 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 Daanbantayan are Bogo, Escalante, Ormoc, Sagay, Danao, and Cadiz. The nearest municipalities are Medellin, San Remigio, Santa Fe, Madridejos, Bantayan, and Tabogon. Its distance from the national capital is 493.89 kilometers (306.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Medellin, Cebu, 14.19 kilometers (8.82 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)
  • San Remigio, Cebu, 19.97 kilometers (12.41 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Santa Fe, Cebu, 23.73 kilometers (14.74 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)
  • Madridejos, Cebu, 29.82 kilometers (18.53 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Bantayan, Cebu, 31.92 kilometers (19.83 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 34.36 kilometers (21.35 miles) to the South (S5°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 493.89 kilometers (306.89 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 84,430, ranked 237 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 35.63 square kilometers, ranked 1,093 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 915 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 194 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.31%, ranked 264 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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