Batad, Iloilo

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Batad
Municipality
Map of Iloilo with Batad highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Batad highlighted
Batad is located in Philippines
Batad
Batad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°25′N 123°07′E / 11.42°N 123.12°E / 11.42; 123.12Coordinates: 11°25′N 123°07′E / 11.42°N 123.12°E / 11.42; 123.12
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 5th district of Iloilo
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Pedro A. Alarcon
Area[2]
 • Total 53.10 km2 (20.50 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 21,298
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5016
IDD:area code +63 (0)33
Website www.batad.gov.ph

Batad is a fifth class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,298 people.[3]

In 1950, the barrio of Zarragoza was transferred to the town of Balasan.[4]

Batad is 122 kilometres (76 mi) north from the provincial capital, Iloilo City, and 65 kilometres (40 mi) from Roxas City.

Barangays[edit]

Batad is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Alapasco
  • Alinsolong
  • Banban
  • Batad Viejo
  • Binon-an
  • Bolhog
  • Bulak Norte
  • Bulak Sur
  • Cabagohan
  • Calangag
  • Caw-i
  • Drancalan
  • Embarcadero
  • Hamod
  • Malico
  • Nangka
  • Pasayan
  • Poblacion
  • Quiazan Florete
  • Quiazan Lopez
  • Salong
  • Santa Ana
  • Tanao
  • Tapi-an

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Batad
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 2,133 —    
1960 7,712 +2.28%
1970 9,372 +1.97%
1975 9,819 +0.94%
1980 11,790 +3.73%
1990 14,337 +1.98%
1995 15,345 +1.28%
2000 17,009 +2.23%
2007 18,298 +1.01%
2010 19,385 +2.12%
2015 21,298 +1.81%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Batad, Iloilo, was 21,298 people,[3] with a density of 400 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,000 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An act to transfer a certain barrio from the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality of Batad, province of Iloilo to the municipality of Balasan, same province". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Iloilo". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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