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 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), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Enrique Villanuevamunicipality6,1045,9720.42%28.6021314
Larenamunicipality13,84712,9311.31%49.8127823
Lazimunicipality20,49020,0240.44%70.6429018
Mariamunicipality13,82813,3830.62%53.3725922
San Juanmunicipality14,85413,5251.80%44.3733515
Siquijormunicipality, capital26,86125,2311.20%90.7029642
Siquijor Total95,98491,0661.01%337.49284134

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Siquijor for the fiscal year of 2016 was 449,039,757.23.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009256,943,769.82
2010271,242,275.155.56%
2011296,337,920.299.25%
2012287,501,890.40-2.98%
2013314,648,088.709.44%
2014347,779,640.4510.53%
2015408,850,112.8617.56%
2016449,039,757.239.83%

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 Siquijor is 10 to 14, with 9,074 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 1,491 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,491
1 to 46,870
5 to 98,841
10 to 149,074
15 to 198,919
20 to 247,587
25 to 296,954
30 to 346,517
35 to 396,181
40 to 445,911
45 to 495,394
50 to 545,025
55 to 594,382
60 to 643,729
65 to 692,943
70 to 742,533
75 to 791,855
80 and over1,778
Total95,984

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 annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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