Magsaysay, Palawan

Magsaysay, officially the Municipality of Magsaysay (Tagalog: Bayan ng Magsaysay), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 12,603 people. [3]

Magsaysay
Municipality of Magsaysay
Official seal of Magsaysay
Map of Palawan with Magsaysay highlighted
Map of Palawan with Magsaysay highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Magsaysay is located in Philippines
Magsaysay
Magsaysay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°52′N 121°03′E / 10.87°N 121.05°E / 10.87; 121.05Coordinates: 10°52′N 121°03′E / 10.87°N 121.05°E / 10.87; 121.05
CountryPhilippines
RegionMimaropa
ProvincePalawan
District 1st district
Barangays11 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorManuel C. Abrea
 • Vice MayorRommel L. dela Torre
 • RepresentativeFranz Josef George E. Alvarez
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate7,906 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total49.48 km2 (19.10 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Highest elevation
255 m (837 ft)
Lowest elevation
−2 m (−7 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total12,603
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
 • Households
2,731
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence11.90% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱78,091,948.63 (2020)
 • Assets₱187,791,885.15 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱81,364,329.79 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱60,626,562.50 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityPalawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5319
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)48
Native languagesCuyonon
Palawano
Tagalog

It is the easternmost of the three municipalities of the Cuyo Archipelago, and its territory includes the eastern half of Cuyo Island, as well as Alcoba, Canipo, Cocoro, Patunga, Paya, Putic, Siparay, Tacbubuc, and Tagauanian islands.

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Magsaysay is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Alcoba
  • Balaguen
  • Canipo
  • Cocoro
  • Danawan (Poblacion)
  • Emilod
  • Igabas
  • Lacaren
  • Los Angeles
  • Lucbuan – one of the oldest barangays in Magsaysay. The Saint Michael Archangel Parish Church, where the town fiesta is celebrated, and Cuyo Airport are both located in Lucbuan.
  • Rizal

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Magsaysay, Palawan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 45
(1.8)
34
(1.3)
62
(2.4)
64
(2.5)
127
(5.0)
159
(6.3)
172
(6.8)
147
(5.8)
167
(6.6)
182
(7.2)
172
(6.8)
88
(3.5)
1,419
(56)
Average rainy days 12.1 9.4 13.0 14.3 22.7 26.9 28.0 26.4 27.0 27.0 22.7 17.8 247.3
Source: Meteoblue [5]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Magsaysay
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 9,840—    
1975 9,418−0.88%
1980 9,618+0.42%
1990 10,028+0.42%
1995 10,714+1.25%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2000 10,885+0.34%
2007 11,339+0.57%
2010 11,965+1.97%
2015 12,196+0.36%
2020 12,603+0.65%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[6][7][8][9]

In the 2020 census, the population of Magsaysay, Palawan, was 12,603 people, [3] with a density of 250 inhabitants per square kilometre or 650 inhabitants per square mile.

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Magsaysay | (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 c Census of Population (2020). "MIMAROPA". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Magsaysay, Palawan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  6. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  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.
  16. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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