Siquijor

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Siquijor
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
CapitalSiquijor
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities6
Barangays134
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)337.49 km2
(130.31 sq. mi)
Population (2015)95,984
Density (2015)284 per km2
(737 per sq. mi)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 95,984 representing 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 such figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 737 inhabitants per square mile.

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Siquijor is completely surrounded by Bohol Sea

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

Siquijor has 6 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 134.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Enrique Villanuevamun6,104
(6.36%)
5,9720.42%28.60 km2
(11.04 sq mi)
213 per km2
(553 per sq mi)
14
Larenamun13,847
(14.43%)
12,9311.31%49.81 km2
(19.23 sq mi)
278 per km2
(720 per sq mi)
23
Lazimun20,490
(21.35%)
20,0240.44%70.64 km2
(27.27 sq mi)
290 per km2
(751 per sq mi)
18
Mariamun13,828
(14.41%)
13,3830.62%53.37 km2
(20.61 sq mi)
259 per km2
(671 per sq mi)
22
San Juanmun14,854
(15.48%)
13,5251.80%44.37 km2
(17.13 sq mi)
335 per km2
(867 per sq mi)
15
Siquijormun, capital26,861
(27.98%)
25,2311.20%90.70 km2
(35.02 sq mi)
296 per km2
(767 per sq mi)
42
Siquijor Total95,98491,0661.01%337.49 km2
(130.31 sq mi)
284 per km2
(737 per 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 250,156
1918 Dec 3156,7740.79%
1939 Jan 159,5070.24%
1948 Oct 157,258-0.39%
1960 Feb 1559,5550.35%
1970 May 662,9760.55%
1975 May 169,0771.87%
1980 May 170,3600.37%
1990 May 173,9320.50%
1995 Sep 173,756-0.04%
2000 May 181,5982.19%
2007 Aug 187,6951.00%
2010 May 191,0661.38%
2015 Aug 195,9841.01%

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.
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