Population of Alcantara, Cebu increased by 2.15 percent annually

Reference Number: 

2018-SR22-001

Release Date: 

15 January 2018
The population of Alcantara, Cebu as of August 1, 2015 was 15,160 based on the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015).
 
The 2015 population of Alcantara, Cebu is higher by 1,604 compared with the population of 13,556 in 2010, and by 3,628 compared with the population of 11,532 in 2000.  Refer to Table 1.
 
 
The population of Alcantara, Cebu increased by 2.15 percent annually, on average, during the period 2010 to 2015. By comparison, the rate at which the town’s population grew during the period 2000 to 2010 was lower at 1.63 percent. See Table 2.
 
 
Average Household size in 2015 was 4.4 persons
The number of households in 2015 was recorded at 3,444, higher by 580 households compared with the 2,864 households posted in 2010. The average household size in 2015 was 4.4 persons, lower than the average household size of 4.7 persons recorded in 2010.
 
 
Sex ratio rose to 98 males per 100 females
Of the 15,160 total population in 2015, males accounted for 51.3 percent while females comprised 48.7 percent. These figures resulted in a sex ratio of 105 males for every 100 females, lower than the sex ratio of 106 males per 100 females that was recorded in 2010.
 
Among the nine (9) barangays comprising Alcantara, Cebu, Palanas, had the biggest population in 2015 with 2,651, followed by Poblacion with 2,440. Salagmaya had the smallest population with 617. Refer to Table 5.
 
 

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