Quezon, Palawan

Quezon, officially the Municipality of Quezon (Tagalog: Bayan ng Quezon), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 65,283 people. [3]

Quezon
Municipality of Quezon
Tabon Cave
Tabon Cave
Flag of Quezon
Map of Palawan with Quezon highlighted
Map of Palawan with Quezon highlighted
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Quezon is located in Philippines
Quezon
Quezon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°14′N 118°02′E / 9.23°N 118.03°E / 9.23; 118.03Coordinates: 9°14′N 118°02′E / 9.23°N 118.03°E / 9.23; 118.03
CountryPhilippines
RegionMimaropa
ProvincePalawan
District 2nd district
FoundedMay 15, 1951
Named forManuel L. Quezon
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJoselito O. Ayala
 • Vice MayorEdwin F. Caabay
 • RepresentativeCyrille F. Abueg-Zaldivar
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate34,822 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total943.19 km2 (364.17 sq mi)
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Highest elevation
404 m (1,325 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total65,283
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Households
13,912
Economy
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence39.10% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱360,646,169.17 (2020)
 • Assets₱1,010,396,461.88 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱253,352,721.26 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱373,733,543.02 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityPalawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5304
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)48
Native languagesPalawano
Tagalog

It is home to the Tabon Caves where the remains of the Tabon Man were discovered.

BarangaysEdit

Quezon is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Alfonso XIII (Poblacion)
  • Aramaywan
  • Berong
  • Calumpang
  • Isugod
  • Quinlogan
  • Maasin
  • Panitian
  • Pinaglabanan
  • Sowangan
  • Tabon
  • Kalatagbak
  • Malatgao
  • Tagusao

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Quezon
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 11,756—    
1970 18,735+4.76%
1975 26,481+7.19%
1980 33,032+4.52%
1990 32,538−0.15%
1995 36,856+2.36%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2000 41,669+2.67%
2007 51,234+2.89%
2010 55,142+2.71%
2015 60,980+1.94%
2020 65,283+1.35%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[5][6][7][8]

In the 2020 census, the population of Quezon, Palawan, was 65,283 people, [3] with a density of 69 inhabitants per square kilometre or 180 inhabitants per square mile.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Quezon, Palawan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(76)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 85
(3.3)
69
(2.7)
100
(3.9)
105
(4.1)
202
(8.0)
246
(9.7)
241
(9.5)
215
(8.5)
236
(9.3)
262
(10.3)
231
(9.1)
144
(5.7)
2,136
(84.1)
Average rainy days 15.6 13.3 17.5 19.9 27.4 28.1 29.4 28.6 28.6 28.8 26.4 21.0 284.6
Source: Meteoblue [9]

EconomyEdit


HistoryEdit

The Municipality of Quezon was created in 1951 from the barrios of Berong and Alfonso XII from Aborlan and the barrios of Iraan, Candawaga and Canipaan from Brooke's Point.[16][17]

In 1957, the sitios of Aramaywan, Isugod, Tabon, Sawangan, Calumpang, Campong-Ulay, Ransang, Cadawaga, Culasian, Panalingaan, Taburi, Latud and Canipaan were converted into barrios.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Quezon | (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. ^ 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 IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Quezon, Palawan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 17 November 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.
  16. ^ "Quezon" (PDF). Provincial Government of Palawan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  17. ^ "Republic Act No. 617 - an Act to Create the Municipality of Quezon in the Province of Palawan". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 15 May 1951. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  18. ^ "Republic Act No. 1773 - An Act Creating Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Quezon, Province of Palawan". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 21 June 1957. Retrieved 2 March 2016.

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