Bais, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count35
Postal code6206
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)319.64 km2 (123.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)76,291
Density (2015)239 / km2 (618 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 35' North, 123° 7' East (9.5914, 123.1213)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.9 meters (39.1 feet)

Bais is a coastal component city in the province of Negros Oriental.

The city has a land area of 319.64 square kilometers or 123.41 square miles which constitutes 5.94% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 76,291. This represented 5.63% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 1.03% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 239 inhabitants per square kilometer or 618 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bais has 35 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)
Barangay I4.49%3,4273,868-11.40%-2.28%
Barangay II11.32%8,6399,904-12.77%-2.57%
Basak2.35%1,7921,61011.30%2.06%
Biñohon1.58%1,2081,506-19.79%-4.11%
Cabanlutan3.10%2,3671,99618.59%3.30%
Calasga‑an2.96%2,2552,556-11.78%-2.36%
Cambagahan7.90%6,0254,99020.74%3.65%
Cambaguio1.39%1,0601,244-14.79%-3.00%
Cambanjao1.99%1,5171,5040.86%0.16%
Cambuilao2.29%1,7481,6337.04%1.30%
Canlargo2.27%1,7351,6366.05%1.12%
Capiñahan2.18%1,6611,682-1.25%-0.24%
Consolacion0.73%554586-5.46%-1.06%
Dansulan1.53%1,1681,220-4.26%-0.83%
Hangyad0.27%204206-0.97%-0.19%
Katacgahan1.82%1,3901,02935.08%5.89%
La Paz1.50%1,14496218.92%3.35%
Lonoy3.96%3,0182,8555.71%1.06%
Lo‑oc2.89%2,2062,226-0.90%-0.17%
Mabunao1.80%1,3711,413-2.97%-0.57%
Manlipac3.31%2,5242,598-2.85%-0.55%
Mansangaban1.63%1,2441,368-9.06%-1.79%
Okiot4.93%3,7623,5366.39%1.19%
Olympia1.12%854866-1.39%-0.27%
Panala‑an5.29%4,0333,7906.41%1.19%
Panam‑angan1.43%1,0941,244-12.06%-2.42%
Rosario0.36%2742730.37%0.07%
Sab‑ahan7.80%5,9536,241-4.61%-0.90%
San Isidro0.52%39934017.35%3.09%
Tagpo3.49%2,6652,4887.11%1.32%
Talungon3.84%2,9272,08340.52%6.69%
Tamisu4.61%3,5142,88421.84%3.83%
Tamogong0.65%49441818.18%3.23%
Tangculogan1.60%1,2181,10010.73%1.96%
Valencia1.11%847867-2.31%-0.44%
Bais Total76,29174,7222.10%0.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bais for the fiscal year of 2016 was 559,484,254.45.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009337,874,008.74
2010374,716,783.8810.90%
2011434,506,756.3715.96%
2012354,837,737.62-18.34%
2013372,714,933.475.04%
2014417,086,225.7711.90%
2015477,222,651.6714.42%
2016559,484,254.4517.24%

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 Bais is 10 to 14, with 8,117 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 831 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,482
1 to 46,134
5 to 97,890
10 to 148,117
15 to 197,600
20 to 246,719
25 to 295,570
30 to 344,703
35 to 394,793
40 to 444,442
45 to 494,140
50 to 543,752
55 to 593,269
60 to 642,782
65 to 691,882
70 to 741,225
75 to 79960
80 and over831
Total76,291

Historical population

The population of Bais grew from 33,653 in 1960 to 76,291 in 2015, an increase of 42,638 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.40%, or an increase of 1,569 people, from the previous population of 74,722 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
33,653
40,0951.73%
45,6722.65%
49,3011.54%
59,5911.91%
63,3551.15%
68,1151.57%
74,7021.28%
74,7220.01%
76,2910.40%

Location

The city center of Bais is situated at approximately 9° 35' North, 123° 7' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.9 meters or 39.1 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 Bais are Tanjay, Dumaguete, Bayawan, Kabankalan, Guihulngan, and Himamaylan. The nearest municipalities are Manjuyod, Pamplona, Bindoy, Amlan, Ginatilan, and Samboan. Its distance from the national capital is 600.13 kilometers (372.90 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 600.13 kilometers (372.90 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 76,291, ranked 251 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 123.41 square kilometers, ranked 279 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 239 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 820 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.40%, ranked 483 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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