Makato, Aklan

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Makato
Municipality
Map of Aklan with Makato highlighted
Location within Aklan province
Makato is located in Philippines
Makato
Makato
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°42′N 122°17′E / 11.7°N 122.28°E / 11.7; 122.28Coordinates: 11°42′N 122°17′E / 11.7°N 122.28°E / 11.7; 122.28
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Aklan
District Lone district
Barangays 18 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Abencio Torres
Area[2]
 • Total 64.6 km2 (24.9 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 27,262
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 17,999
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5611
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 4th class
PSGC 060411000
Website www.makato.gov.ph

Makato, officially the Municipality of Makato (Aklanon: Banwa it Makato; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Makato; Filipino: Bayan ng Makato), is a municipality in the province of Aklan in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 27,262 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,999 registered voters.[4]. Makato is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Kalibo, the provincial capital.

In 1948, the arrabal of Tangalan, comprising the barrios of Tondog, Jawili, Dumatad, Afga, Baybay, Dapdap, Pudyot, Tagas, Tamalagon, Panayakan, Vivo, Lanipga, Napatag and Tamoko, was separated from Makato to form the municipality of Tangalan.[5]

Geography[edit]

Makato is located at 11°42′N 122°17′E / 11.7°N 122.28°E / 11.7; 122.28.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 64.6 square kilometres (24.9 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.55% of the 1,821.42-square-kilometre- (703.25 sq mi) total area of Aklan.

Barangays[edit]

Makato is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
060411001 Agbalogo 4.1% 1,127 990 2.50%
060411002 Aglucay 2.0% 557 521 1.28%
060411003 Alibagon 2.4% 641 543 3.21%
060411004 Bagong Barrio 1.8% 487 429 2.44%
060411005 Baybay 7.6% 2,077 1,916 1.55%
060411006 Cabatanga 4.6% 1,246 1,144 1.64%
060411007 Cajilo 5.3% 1,446 1,294 2.14%
060411008 Calangcang 6.3% 1,715 1,701 0.16%
060411009 Calimbajan 7.6% 2,068 1,855 2.09%
060411010 Castillo 3.5% 956 791 3.67%
060411011 Cayangwan 7.8% 2,125 2,058 0.61%
060411012 Dumga 8.0% 2,170 2,107 0.56%
060411013 Libang 5.1% 1,401 1,561 −2.04%
060411014 Mantiguib 7.0% 1,921 1,778 1.48%
060411015 Poblacion 12.1% 3,288 3,172 0.69%
060411016 Tibiawan 3.2% 869 785 1.95%
060411017 Tina 4.5% 1,223 1,094 2.15%
060411018 Tugas 7.1% 1,945 1,722 2.35%
Total 27,262 25,461 1.31%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Makato
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 19,230 —    
1995 21,955 +2.51%
2000 22,777 +0.79%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 25,043 +1.32%
2010 25,461 +0.60%
2015 27,262 +1.31%

In the 2015 census, Makato had a population of 27,262.[3] The population density was 420 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,100/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,999 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Aklan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Republic Act No. 285 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Tangalan in the Province of Capiz". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 16 June 1948. Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Makato, Aklan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Province of Aklan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ 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.