Salay, officially the Municipality of Salay (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Salay; Tagalog: Bayan ng Salay), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 29,998 people. [3] The town is known for its handmade paper and papercrafts, similar to washi, but made with indigenous fibers.[5]

Salay
Municipality of Salay
Kasilay Festival celebrated every 1 May in Salay, Misamis Oriental
Kasilay Festival celebrated every 1 May in Salay, Misamis Oriental
Map of Misamis Oriental with Salay highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Salay highlighted
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Salay is located in Philippines
Salay
Salay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°52′N 124°48′E / 8.87°N 124.8°E / 8.87; 124.8Coordinates: 8°52′N 124°48′E / 8.87°N 124.8°E / 8.87; 124.8
CountryPhilippines
RegionNorthern Mindanao
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
District 1st district
FoundedJanuary 1, 1920
MandateExecutive Order No. 94, s. 1919
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAngelo G. Capistrano Jr.
 • Vice MayorRey Amelito K. Tan
 • RepresentativeChristian S. Unabia
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate21,369 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total92.79 km2 (35.83 sq mi)
Elevation
148 m (486 ft)
Highest elevation
785 m (2,575 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total29,998
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
 • Households
6,141
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence17.25% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱154,524,701.00 (2020)
 • Assets₱418,995,927.00 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱125,663,876.00 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱169,799,715.00 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityMisamis Oriental 2 Rural Electric Cooperative (MORESCO 2)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9007
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Native languagesCebuano
Binukid
Subanon
Tagalog
Websitewww.salaymisor.gov.ph
Matampa Pines Park or known as the "Little Baguio" is a famous tourist spot in Salay, Misamis Oriental

Poblacion is the center of Salay and had been governed by the Capistrano politicians until the 2007 elections. Lanzones is one of the major source of income among Salayanos aside from commerce at Poblacion and fishing to other people. May 1 is the official feast day of Salay although March feast is also celebrated and is the original.

Salay Central School provides primary education to the graders in this town while the nearby Salay National High School provides the secondary education, the latter has been nationally recognized for quality education among public schools.

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Salay is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

  • Alipuaton
  • Ampenican
  • Bunal
  • Casulog
  • Dinagsaan
  • Guinalaban
  • Ili-ilihon
  • Inobulan
  • Looc
  • Matampa
  • Membuli
  • Poblacion
  • Salagsag
  • Salay River I
  • Salay River II
  • Saray
  • Tinagaan
  • Yungod

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Salay, Misamis Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 327
(12.9)
254
(10.0)
185
(7.3)
128
(5.0)
215
(8.5)
273
(10.7)
248
(9.8)
243
(9.6)
214
(8.4)
246
(9.7)
271
(10.7)
271
(10.7)
2,875
(113.3)
Average rainy days 24.3 21.1 22.5 20.6 28.3 28.8 29.4 29.0 28.0 28.31 26.0 24.2 310.51
Source: Meteoblue [6]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Salay
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 3,411—    
1939 10,777+3.25%
1948 13,194+2.27%
1960 15,769+1.50%
1970 13,386−1.62%
1975 15,751+3.32%
1980 17,945+2.64%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 18,101+0.09%
1995 18,923+0.84%
2000 19,664+0.83%
2007 22,577+1.92%
2010 27,591+7.57%
2015 28,705+0.76%
2020 29,998+0.87%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][8][9][10]

In the 2020 census, the population of Salay, Misamis Oriental, was 29,998 people, [3] with a density of 320 inhabitants per square kilometre or 830 inhabitants per square mile.

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Salay | (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 25 May 2021. Retrieved 16 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2020). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". 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. ^ "Salay Handmade Products Industries - Artisan Partners". www.tenthousandvillages.com.
  6. ^ "Salay: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  9. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  10. ^ "Province of Misamis Oriental". 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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