Fast Facts

  • Land Area and neighboring boundaries:
    Total land area is 8,644 ha. Bounded on the east by the district of Arevalo; on the west by the Municipality of Tigbauan; on the north by the Municipality of San Miguel and on the Southern portion by a stretch of shoreline of the Sulu Sea.
  • Distance from key cities and major transportation hubs:
    Oton is about an hour ride from the airport approximately 45 minutes from the port of Iloilo, and 30 minutes away from Iloilo City.
Area Coverage Specification 
Income Classification1st  Class
Total Land Area8,644 ha. 
Total Population96,406 (MPDC, 2016)
No. of Barangays37
Literacy Rate95% (2015) 
Unemployment Rate26.5% 
No. of Educational Institutions27
No. of Financial Institutions21

So Why Oton?