Siquijor, Province of Siquijor

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceSiquijor
Barangay count42
Postal code6225
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Siquijor
Area (2007)90.70 km2 (35.02 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,861
Density (2015)296 / km2 (767 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 13' North, 123° 31' East (9.2155, 123.5138)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.9 meters (29.3 feet)

Siquijor is a coastal municipality in the island province of Siquijor. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 90.70 square kilometers or 35.02 square miles which constitutes 26.87% of Siquijor's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,861. This represented 27.98% of the total population of Siquijor province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 767 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Siquijor has 42 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)
Banban2.94%7917781.67%0.32%
Bolos1.01%2702527.14%1.32%
Caipilan4.19%1,1261,00012.60%2.29%
Caitican1.77%4764447.21%1.33%
Calalinan2.65%7116755.33%0.99%
Canal1.76%4724339.01%1.66%
Candanay Norte3.51%9438866.43%1.19%
Candanay Sur3.69%99188511.98%2.18%
Cang‑adieng1.09%29325614.45%2.60%
Cang‑agong3.35%9018792.50%0.47%
Cang‑alwang2.85%7667314.79%0.89%
Cang‑asa3.35%9008634.29%0.80%
Cang‑atuyom1.48%39830729.64%5.07%
Canghunoghunog1.00%2682478.50%1.57%
Cang‑inte0.79%211215-1.86%-0.36%
Cang‑isad0.64%17114220.42%3.60%
Cangmatnog0.70%1891852.16%0.41%
Cangmohao0.84%22517727.12%4.67%
Cantabon1.79%480497-3.42%-0.66%
Caticugan3.62%97384215.56%2.79%
Dumanhog2.43%65255717.06%3.04%
Ibabao1.09%293312-6.09%-1.19%
Lambojon1.08%290298-2.68%-0.52%
Luyang2.69%7227042.56%0.48%
Luzong1.77%4764456.97%1.29%
Olo2.74%736754-2.39%-0.46%
Pangi5.93%1,5941,4916.91%1.28%
Panlautan0.87%2352244.91%0.92%
Pasihagon4.05%1,0881,0038.47%1.56%
Pili1.47%39535311.90%2.16%
Poblacion6.23%1,6731,5964.82%0.90%
Polangyuta3.29%88578113.32%2.41%
Ponong3.23%8688284.83%0.90%
Sabang2.11%5685542.53%0.48%
San Antonio2.85%766773-0.91%-0.17%
Songculan1.04%27924513.88%2.51%
Tacdog1.95%5255093.14%0.59%
Tacloban2.29%616636-3.14%-0.61%
Tambisan2.75%7386847.89%1.46%
Tebjong0.79%2122091.44%0.27%
Tinago3.82%1,0259715.56%1.04%
Tongo2.49%6706109.84%1.80%
Siquijor Total26,86125,2316.46%1.20%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Siquijor for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,663,990.65.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,341,822.08
201048,242,155.638.80%
201152,146,953.998.09%
201251,358,309.03-1.51%
201358,534,665.3613.97%
201465,873,423.8112.54%
201575,019,444.0813.88%
201683,663,990.6511.52%

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 2,538 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 428 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1428
1 to 42,002
5 to 92,414
10 to 142,538
15 to 192,359
20 to 242,193
25 to 292,040
30 to 341,866
35 to 391,845
40 to 441,763
45 to 491,482
50 to 541,403
55 to 591,192
60 to 641,018
65 to 69751
70 to 74621
75 to 79479
80 and over467
Total26,861

Historical population

The population of Siquijor grew from 16,515 in 1960 to 26,861 in 2015, an increase of 10,346 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.20%, or an increase of 1,630 people, from the previous population of 25,231 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,515
15,327-0.73%
16,9492.04%
17,5330.68%
18,8600.73%
18,8600.00%
21,1662.50%
23,6731.56%
25,2312.35%
26,8611.20%

Location

The municipal center of Siquijor is situated at approximately 9° 13' North, 123° 31' East, in the island of Siquijor. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.3 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 Siquijor are Dumaguete, Tanjay, Bais, Tagbilaran, Dapitan, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are San Juan, Larena, Maria, Enrique Villanueva, Lazi, and Bacong. Its distance from the national capital is 655.51 kilometers (407.32 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 655.51 kilometers (407.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,861, ranked 965 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 35.02 square kilometers, ranked 1,037 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 296 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 634 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.20%, ranked 788 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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