Gamay, Northern Samar

Gamay, officially the Municipality of Gamay (Waray: Bungto han Gamay; Tagalog: Bayan ng Gamay), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 23,367 people. [3]

Gamay
Municipality of Gamay
Flag of Gamay
Official seal of Gamay
Map of Northern Samar with Gamay highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Gamay highlighted
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Gamay is located in Philippines
Gamay
Gamay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.38°N 125.3°E / 12.38; 125.3Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.38°N 125.3°E / 12.38; 125.3
CountryPhilippines
RegionEastern Visayas
ProvinceNorthern Samar
District 2nd district
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorTimoteo T. Capoquian Jr.
 • Vice MayorClarita P. Gomba
 • RepresentativeJose L. Ong Jr.
 • Councilors
List
 • Electorate16,835 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total115.10 km2 (44.44 sq mi)
Elevation
18 m (59 ft)
Highest elevation
172 m (564 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total23,367
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
 • Households
5,148
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence44.25% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱119,883,150.16 (2020)
 • Assets₱489,171,373.59 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱99,372,918.44 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱119,967,687.78 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityNorthern Samar Electric Cooperative (NORSAMELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6422
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog

In the east, it is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, in the south by Lapinig, in the north-west by Mapanas and Catubig.

BarangaysEdit

Gamay is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Gamay
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948 14,962—    
1960 12,156−1.72%
1970 12,297+0.12%
1975 15,370+4.58%
1980 17,247+2.33%
1990 15,764−0.90%
1995 19,457+4.02%
2000 21,314+1.97%
2007 21,537+0.14%
2010 22,425+1.48%
2015 23,511+0.90%
2020 23,367−0.12%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[5][6][7][8]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Gamay, Northern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 105
(4.1)
67
(2.6)
65
(2.6)
53
(2.1)
86
(3.4)
129
(5.1)
135
(5.3)
113
(4.4)
131
(5.2)
163
(6.4)
167
(6.6)
162
(6.4)
1,376
(54.2)
Average rainy days 17.6 13.2 15.5 14.9 19.6 24.3 26.6 25.4 24.9 25.4 22.9 20.9 251.2
Source: Meteoblue [9]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Gamay | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Census of Population (2020). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Gamay, Northern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  11. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.

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