Mandaon, officially the Municipality of Mandaon, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 44,122 people. [3]

Mandaon
Municipality of Mandaon
Flag of Mandaon
Map of Masbate with Mandaon highlighted
Map of Masbate with Mandaon highlighted
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Mandaon is located in Philippines
Mandaon
Mandaon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°13′33″N 123°17′03″E / 12.22594°N 123.28421°E / 12.22594; 123.28421Coordinates: 12°13′33″N 123°17′03″E / 12.22594°N 123.28421°E / 12.22594; 123.28421
CountryPhilippines
RegionBicol Region
ProvinceMasbate
District 2nd district
FoundedApril 27, 1554
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEmily E. Hao
 • Vice MayorRomeo R. Villanueva
 • RepresentativeElisa T. Kho
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate26,265 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total280.80 km2 (108.42 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Highest elevation
181 m (594 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total44,122
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
 • Households
8,724
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence41.39% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱170,089,822.44 (2020)
 • Assets₱372,833,591.98 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱143,561,775.46 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱113,919,273.27 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityMasbate Electric Cooperative (MASELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5411
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)56
Native languagesMasbateño
Capiznon
Tagalog
Websitewww.mandaon.com

BarangaysEdit

Mandaon is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[5]

  • Alas
  • Ayat
  • Bat-Ongan
  • Bugtong
  • Buri
  • Cabitan
  • Cagmasoso
  • Canomoy
  • Centro
  • Dayao
  • Guincaiptan
  • Laguinbanwa
  • Lantangan
  • Looc
  • Mabatobato
  • Maolingon
  • Nailaban
  • Nanipsan
  • Pinamangcaan
  • Poblacion
  • Polo Dacu
  • San Juan
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Fe
  • Tagpu
  • Tumalaytay

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Mandaon, Masbate
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
29
(84)
31
(88)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 39
(1.5)
34
(1.3)
42
(1.7)
36
(1.4)
73
(2.9)
109
(4.3)
118
(4.6)
108
(4.3)
129
(5.1)
136
(5.4)
112
(4.4)
89
(3.5)
1,025
(40.4)
Average rainy days 12.6 9.7 12.0 13.0 20.5 25.3 26.2 24.8 25.2 25.9 21.9 17.9 235
Source: Meteoblue [6]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Mandaon
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,426—    
1960 13,277+3.99%
1970 18,612+3.43%
1975 22,161+3.56%
1980 25,518+2.86%
1990 25,670+0.06%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 28,716+2.12%
2000 31,572+2.05%
2007 34,401+1.19%
2010 38,161+3.85%
2015 41,262+1.50%
2020 44,122+1.33%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][8][9][10]

In the 2020 census, the population of Mandaon, Masbate, was 44,122 people, [3] with a density of 160 inhabitants per square kilometre or 410 inhabitants per square mile.

EconomyEdit


EducationEdit

The municipality is home to the 3,668-hectare campus of the only state college in the province of Masbate: the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT), named after the former congressman of the province, Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr.

Secondary Schools
  • Federico A. Estipona Memorial High School
  • Cabitan National High School
  • San Pablo National High School
  • Buri National High School
  • Bugtong National High School
  • Cleofe A. Arce Memorial High School
  • Lantangan High School
  • Tumalaytay High School
Elementary Schools
  • Jose Zurbito Mesa S. Memorial Elementary School
  • Bugtong Elementary School
  • Pulo Dacu Elementary School

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Mandaon | (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). "Region V (Bicol Region)". 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. ^ "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Mandaon: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  9. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  10. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ 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.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ 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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