Siquijor

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Siquijor
Typeprovince
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
Cities0
Municipalities6
Barangays134
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)337.49 km2 (130.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)95,984
Density (2015)284 / km2 (737 / sq mi)

Siquijor is a province in the Philippines situated in the Central Visayas region occupying the central section of the Visayas. Its capital is the Municipality of Siquijor.

The province has a land area of 337.49 square kilometers or 130.31 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 95,984. This represented 1.30% of the total population of the Central Visayas region, 0.50% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 0.10% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 737 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Siquijor is completely surrounded by the Bohol Sea.

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Map of the Philippines with Siquijor highlighted in redMap of Siquijor showing its component municipalitiesEnrique VillanuevaLarenaLaziMariaSan JuanSiquijor

Local government units

Siquijor has 6 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 134.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Enrique Villanuevamunicipality6,1045,9720.42%28.60 km2 (11.04 sq mi)213 / km2 (553 / sq mi)14
Larenamunicipality13,84712,9311.31%49.81 km2 (19.23 sq mi)278 / km2 (720 / sq mi)23
Lazimunicipality20,49020,0240.44%70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi)290 / km2 (751 / sq mi)18
Mariamunicipality13,82813,3830.62%53.37 km2 (20.61 sq mi)259 / km2 (671 / sq mi)22
San Juanmunicipality14,85413,5251.80%44.37 km2 (17.13 sq mi)335 / km2 (867 / sq mi)15
Siquijormunicipality, capital26,86125,2311.20%90.70 km2 (35.02 sq mi)296 / km2 (767 / sq mi)42
Siquijor Total95,98491,0661.01%337.49 km2 (130.31 sq mi)284 / km2 (737 / sq mi)134

Historical population

The population of Siquijor grew from 59,555 in 1960 to 95,984 in 2015, an increase of 36,429 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 4,918 people, from the previous population of 91,066 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
50,156
56,7740.79%
59,5070.24%
57,258-0.39%
59,5550.35%
62,9760.55%
69,0771.87%
70,3600.37%
73,9320.50%
73,756-0.04%
81,5982.19%
87,6951.00%
91,0661.38%
95,9841.01%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Siquijor as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Larena Port Road
  • Siquijor Circumferential Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Luyang-Poo-Lazi Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 95,984, ranked 79 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 130.31 square kilometers, ranked 79 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 284 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 26 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.01%, ranked 69 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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