Pola, Oriental Mindoro

Pola, officially the Municipality of Pola (Tagalog: Bayan ng Pola), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 35,455 people. [4]

Pola
Municipality of Pola
Official seal of Pola
Map of Oriental Mindoro with Pola highlighted
Map of Oriental Mindoro with Pola highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Pola is located in Philippines
Pola
Pola
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°08′38″N 121°26′24″E / 13.1439°N 121.44°E / 13.1439; 121.44Coordinates: 13°08′38″N 121°26′24″E / 13.1439°N 121.44°E / 13.1439; 121.44
CountryPhilippines
RegionMimaropa
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
District 1st district
FoundedJanuary 1, 1912[1]
Barangays23 (see Barangays)
Government
[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJennifer M. Cruz (NUP)
 • Vice MayorMarvin T. Rivera (PDP-Laban)
 • RepresentativeArnan C. Panaligan (Mindoro Bago Sarili)
 • Electorate21,433 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total159.34 km2 (61.52 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Highest elevation
487 m (1,598 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [4]
 • Total35,455
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
 • Households
8,169
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence14.88% (2018)[5]
 • Revenue₱151,435,492.89 (2020)
 • Assets₱490,429,277.88 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱100,516,617.35 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱63,711,175.15 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityOriental Mindoro Electric Cooperative (ORMECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5206
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)43
Native languagesTadyawan
Tagalog

Pola is the birthplace of former vice president and currently news anchor veteran ABS-CBN broadcaster Noli de Castro and DZMM Broadcaster and Field Reporter Noel Alamar. It is 74 kilometres (46 mi) from Calapan.

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Pola is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

  • Bacauan
  • Bacungan
  • Batuhan
  • Bayanan
  • Biga
  • Buhay na Tubig
  • Calubasanhon
  • Calima
  • Casiligan
  • Malibago
  • Maluanluan
  • Matulatula
  • Pahilahan
  • Panikihan
  • Zone I (Poblacion)
  • Zone II (Poblacion)
  • Pula
  • Puting Cacao
  • Tagbakin
  • Tagumpay
  • Tiguihan
  • Campamento
  • Misong

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Pola, Oriental Mindoro
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
28
(82)
29
(84)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 115
(4.5)
66
(2.6)
55
(2.2)
39
(1.5)
164
(6.5)
282
(11.1)
326
(12.8)
317
(12.5)
318
(12.5)
192
(7.6)
119
(4.7)
173
(6.8)
2,166
(85.3)
Average rainy days 13.6 9.4 10.4 10.5 21.1 26.0 29.0 27.6 27.5 23.1 16.7 16.1 231
Source: Meteoblue [6]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Pola
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,650—    
1918 4,307+6.61%
1939 10,107+4.15%
1948 12,612+2.49%
1960 21,884+4.70%
1970 18,789−1.51%
1975 19,072+0.30%
1980 23,188+3.98%
1990 26,833+1.47%
1995 29,156+1.57%
2000 31,938+1.97%
2007 32,635+0.30%
2010 32,984+0.39%
2015 34,701+0.97%
2020 35,455+0.42%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][8][9][10]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Executive Order No. 51 (s. 1911)". Manila: Bureau of Printing. 1912: 113. Retrieved 20 June 2021. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Municipality of Pola | (DILG)
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ a b Census of Population (2020). "MIMAROPA". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  5. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Pola: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ "Province of Oriental Mindoro". 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.
  17. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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