President Roxas, Capiz

President Roxas, officially the Municipality of President Roxas, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 31,269 people. [3]

President Roxas
Lutod-lutod
Municipality of President Roxas
Flag of President Roxas
Map of Capiz with President Roxas highlighted
Map of Capiz with President Roxas highlighted
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President Roxas is located in Philippines
President Roxas
President Roxas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°25′47″N 122°55′29″E / 11.4297°N 122.9247°E / 11.4297; 122.9247Coordinates: 11°25′47″N 122°55′29″E / 11.4297°N 122.9247°E / 11.4297; 122.9247
CountryPhilippines
RegionWestern Visayas
ProvinceCapiz
District 1st district
FoundedJune 14, 1949
Named forManuel Roxas
Barangays22 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorReceliste L. Escolin
 • Vice MayorEdvil John V. Alfaro
 • RepresentativeEmmanuel A. Billones
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate20,694 voters (2022)
Area
 • Total77.88 km2 (30.07 sq mi)
Elevation
88 m (289 ft)
Highest elevation
813 m (2,667 ft)
Lowest elevation
−2 m (−7 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total31,269
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Households
7,871
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence6.89% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱124,900,237.81 (2020)
 • Assets₱466,295,928.65 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱122,124,845.35 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱142,719,152.60 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityCapiz Electric Cooperative (CAPELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5803
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)36
Native languagesCapiznon
Hiligaynon
Tagalog

Formerly known as Lutod-lutod and a part of Pilar, Capiz,[5] it is 37 kilometers (23 mi) from the provincial capital, Roxas City.

HistoryEdit

In 1949, the sitios and barrios of Aranguel, Culilang, Pandan, Pinamihagan, Cadoulan, Quiajo, Sangcal, Pondol, Marita, Madulano, Jabuyana, Bo-ac, Cabugcabug, Goce Badiangon, Bayuyan, Agbobolo, Cubay, Ibaca, and the sitio of Lotudlotud (Lutod-lutod), which was converted into a barrio of Elizalde, was separated from Pilar and formed into the separate town of President Roxas by virtue of Republic Act No. 374.[6]

In 1952, barrio of Agbobolo was renamed Manoling.[7]

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

President Roxas is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[8]

  • Aranguel
  • Badiangon
  • Bayuyan
  • Cabugcabug
  • Carmencita
  • Cubay
  • Culilang
  • Goce
  • Hanglid
  • Ibaca
  • Madulano
  • Manoling
  • Marita
  • Pandan
  • Pantalan
  • Pinamihagan
  • Poblacion
  • Pondol
  • Quiajo
  • Sangkal
  • Santo Niño
  • Vizcaya

ClimateEdit

Climate data for President Roxas, Capiz
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
27
(81)
29
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 61
(2.4)
39
(1.5)
46
(1.8)
48
(1.9)
90
(3.5)
144
(5.7)
152
(6.0)
145
(5.7)
163
(6.4)
160
(6.3)
120
(4.7)
90
(3.5)
1,258
(49.4)
Average rainy days 12.3 9.0 9.9 10.0 18.5 25.0 27.4 26.0 25.9 24.9 17.9 14.2 221
Source: Meteoblue[9]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of President Roxas
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 15,263—    
1970 19,972+2.72%
1975 21,632+1.61%
1980 21,805+0.16%
1990 24,052+0.99%
1995 24,695+0.50%
2000 27,531+2.36%
2007 28,459+0.46%
2010 28,561+0.13%
2015 29,676+0.73%
2020 31,269+1.03%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[10][11][12][13]

In the 2020 census, the population of Pres. Roxas was 31,269 people, [3] with a density of 400 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,000 inhabitants per square mile.

EconomyEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of President Roxas | (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 VI (Western Visayas)". 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. ^ "The Virgin Mountaintop Waterfalls No Travel Magazine Has Published — Until Now – Choose Philippines. Find. Discover. Share".
  6. ^ Republic Act No. 374 (14 June 1949), An Act to Create the Municipality of President Roxas in the Province of Capiz, retrieved August 18, 2022
  7. ^ Republic Act No. 686 (9 May 1952), An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of “Agbobolo” in the Municipality of President Roxas, Province of Capiz, to “Manoling”, retrieved August 18, 2022
  8. ^ "Province: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  9. ^ "President Roxas: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 2 May 2020.
  10. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  11. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  12. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  13. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  14. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ 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.
  17. ^ 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.
  18. ^ 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.
  19. ^ 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.
  20. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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