Dalaguete, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count33
Postal code6022
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCebu Strait
Area (2007)154.96 km2 (59.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)67,497
Density (2015)436 / km2 (1,128 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 46' North, 123° 32' East (9.7629, 123.5330)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.1 meters (33.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 154.96 square kilometers or 59.83 square miles which constitutes 3.13% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 67,497. This represented 2.30% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.91% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 436 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,128 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dalaguete has 33 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)
Ablayan1.79%1,2071,1465.32%0.99%
Babayongan0.69%4684582.18%0.41%
Balud4.76%3,2143,0445.58%1.04%
Banhigan1.84%1,2391,240-0.08%-0.02%
Bulak1.29%873893-2.24%-0.43%
Caleriohan3.26%2,2021,86118.32%3.26%
Caliongan3.44%2,3192,2980.91%0.17%
Casay6.35%4,2834,1034.39%0.82%
Catolohan2.61%1,7591,58710.84%1.98%
Cawayan3.97%2,6812,5993.16%0.59%
Consolacion2.91%1,9661,56125.94%4.49%
Coro1.82%1,2281,01920.51%3.62%
Dugyan1.47%9941,094-9.14%-1.81%
Dumalan2.60%1,7561,6645.53%1.03%
Jolomaynon1.98%1,3381,458-8.23%-1.62%
Lanao1.67%1,1241,0942.74%0.52%
Langkas1.99%1,3441,19112.85%2.33%
Lumbang1.15%773791-2.28%-0.44%
Malones1.91%1,2911,14512.75%2.31%
Maloray1.39%9419182.51%0.47%
Mananggal1.55%1,0471,0252.15%0.41%
Manlapay3.19%2,1522,0952.72%0.51%
Mantalongon9.66%6,5175,23824.42%4.25%
Nalhub2.72%1,8341,7972.06%0.39%
Obo2.06%1,3921,651-15.69%-3.20%
Obong4.56%3,0783,277-6.07%-1.19%
Panas1.23%83272714.44%2.60%
Poblacion9.42%6,3555,8937.84%1.45%
Sacsac2.56%1,7261,50914.38%2.59%
Salug1.64%1,1061,00310.27%1.88%
Tabon4.58%3,0943,0561.24%0.24%
Tapun6.03%4,0683,57713.73%2.48%
Tuba1.92%1,2961,2275.62%1.05%
Dalaguete Total67,49763,2396.73%1.25%

Historical population

The population of Dalaguete grew from 28,487 in 1960 to 67,497 in 2015, an increase of 39,010 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 4,258 people, from the previous population of 63,239 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
28,487
31,8341.09%
33,9641.31%
37,0761.77%
45,5452.08%
48,7781.29%
57,3313.52%
61,4050.95%
63,2391.08%
67,4971.25%

Location

The municipal center of Dalaguete is situated at approximately 9° 46' North, 123° 32' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.1 meters or 33.0 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 Dalaguete are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Guihulngan, Bais, Tanjay, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Alcoy, Argao, Boljoon, Badian, Alegria, and Moalboal. Its distance from the national capital is 601.97 kilometers (374.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Alcoy, Cebu, 6.61 kilometers (4.11 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Argao, Cebu, 15.57 kilometers (9.67 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)
  • Boljoon, Cebu, 16.19 kilometers (10.06 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S22°W)
  • Badian, Cebu, 18.80 kilometers (11.68 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)
  • Alegria, Cebu, 21.62 kilometers (13.44 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S79°W)
  • Moalboal, Cebu, 24.70 kilometers (15.35 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 601.97 kilometers (374.05 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 67,497, ranked 339 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.83 square kilometers, ranked 726 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 436 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 450 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 856 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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