Cajidiocan, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count14
Postal code5512
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Sibuyan
Area (2007)201.85 km2 (77.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,861
Density (2015)108 / km2 (281 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 22' North, 122° 41' East (12.3693, 122.6862)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.4 meters (11.1 feet)

Cajidiocan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Romblon.

The municipality has a land area of 201.85 square kilometers or 77.93 square miles which constitutes 13.16% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,861. This represented 7.47% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 108 inhabitants per square kilometer or 281 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cajidiocan has 14 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Alibagon2.77%60546230.95%5.27%
Cambajao11.19%2,4462,21710.33%1.89%
Cambalo9.32%2,0381,79713.41%2.43%
Cambijang7.81%1,7081,50713.34%2.41%
Cantagda6.33%1,3831,410-1.91%-0.37%
Danao13.16%2,8763,247-11.43%-2.28%
Gutivan5.45%1,1921,1553.20%0.60%
Lico3.18%6956792.36%0.44%
Lumbang Este3.17%6946496.93%1.28%
Lumbang Weste6.96%1,5211,5080.86%0.16%
Marigondon7.48%1,6351,677-2.50%-0.48%
Poblacion7.89%1,7241,7220.12%0.02%
Sugod9.05%1,9781,8168.92%1.64%
Taguilos6.25%1,3661,3521.04%0.20%
Cajidiocan Total21,86121,1983.13%0.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cajidiocan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 80,784,245.93.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200935,882,447.49
201048,729,060.0335.80%
201151,293,041.685.26%
201251,267,962.81-0.05%
201356,660,120.4010.52%
201464,286,009.8313.46%
201573,801,222.0714.80%
201680,784,245.939.46%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cajidiocan is 10 to 14, with 2,898 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 292 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1448
1 to 42,028
5 to 92,834
10 to 142,898
15 to 192,480
20 to 241,544
25 to 291,192
30 to 341,162
35 to 391,133
40 to 441,086
45 to 491,066
50 to 54951
55 to 59865
60 to 64642
65 to 69530
70 to 74391
75 to 79319
80 and over292
Total21,861

Historical population

The population of Cajidiocan grew from 9,700 in 1960 to 21,861 in 2015, an increase of 12,161 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.59%, or an increase of 663 people, from the previous population of 21,198 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,700
12,0302.13%
13,3502.11%
14,2921.37%
17,2501.90%
17,5110.28%
19,3692.19%
21,2921.31%
21,198-0.16%
21,8610.59%

Location

The municipal center of Cajidiocan is situated at approximately 12° 22' North, 122° 41' East, in the island of Sibuyan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.4 meters or 11.1 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Cajidiocan are Roxas City, Masbate City, Ligao, Passi, Iriga, and Legazpi. The nearest municipalities are San Fernando, Magdiwang, Romblon, San Agustin, Santa Maria, and Balud. Its distance from the national capital is 307.44 kilometers (191.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 307.44 kilometers (191.04 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,861, ranked 1,147 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 77.93 square kilometers, ranked 502 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 108 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,244 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.59%, ranked 409 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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