San Fernando, Cebu

San Fernando, officially the Municipality of San Fernando (Cebuano: Lungsod sa San Fernando; Tagalog: Bayan ng San Fernando), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 72,224 people. [3]

San Fernando
Municipality of San Fernando
San Fernando Municipal Hall
San Fernando Municipal Hall
Map of Cebu with San Fernando highlighted
Map of Cebu with San Fernando highlighted
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San Fernando is located in Philippines
San Fernando
San Fernando
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°10′N 123°42′E / 10.17°N 123.7°E / 10.17; 123.7Coordinates: 10°10′N 123°42′E / 10.17°N 123.7°E / 10.17; 123.7
CountryPhilippines
RegionCentral Visayas
ProvinceCebu
District 1st district
Barangays21 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMytha Ann B. Canoy (PPP)
 • Vice MayorRicci Regen G. Reluya (NP)
 • RepresentativeRhea Mae A. Gullas
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate48,525 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total69.39 km2 (26.79 sq mi)
Elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Highest elevation
401 m (1,316 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total72,224
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Households
14,223
Economy
 • Income class2nd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence15.00% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱244,927,769.52 (2020)
 • Assets₱725,531,402.65 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱257,525,945.17 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱101,863,764.04 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityVisayan Electric Company (VECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6018
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)32
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog

San Fernando is bordered to the north by the City of Naga, to the west is the town of Pinamungajan, to the east is the Cebu Strait, and to the south is the city of Carcar.

San Fernando lies within Metro Cebu.[5]

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

San Fernando comprises 21 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2020[3] 2010[6]
072241002 Balud 5.7% 4,135 3,525 1.57%
072241003 Balungag 2.9% 2,116 1,855 1.29%
072241005 Basak 1.4% 1,017 1,009 0.08%
072241007 Bugho 1.8% 1,317 1,367 −0.36%
072241008 Cabatbatan 2.7% 1,933 1,875 0.30%
072241009 Green Hills 3.5% 2,508 2,700 −0.72%
072241024 Ilaya 2.7% 1,975 1,918 0.29%
072241010 Lantawan 2.8% 2,054 1,789 1.35%
072241011 Liburon 1.4% 995 1,009 −0.14%
072241012 Magsico 3.0% 2,188 2,188 0.00%
072241014 Panadtaran 7.5% 5,400 4,971 0.81%
072241015 Pitalo 11.0% 7,962 7,311 0.83%
072241013 Poblacion North 6.2% 4,444 4,205 0.54%
072241018 Poblacion South 11.5% 8,294 7,352 1.18%
072241016 San Isidro 5.7% 4,128 3,691 1.09%
072241017 Sangat 8.2% 5,910 5,597 0.53%
072241019 Tabionan 3.0% 2,147 1,873 1.34%
072241020 Tananas 2.4% 1,706 1,345 2.34%
072241021 Tinubdan 3.1% 2,215 1,994 1.03%
072241022 Tonggo 2.9% 2,110 1,936 0.84%
072241023 Tubod 2.4% 1,726 1,460 1.64%
Total 72,224 60,970 1.66%

ClimateEdit

Climate data for San Fernando, Cebu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 70
(2.8)
49
(1.9)
62
(2.4)
78
(3.1)
138
(5.4)
201
(7.9)
192
(7.6)
185
(7.3)
192
(7.6)
205
(8.1)
156
(6.1)
111
(4.4)
1,639
(64.6)
Average rainy days 13.4 10.6 13.1 14.5 24.2 27.9 28.4 27.7 27.1 27.4 22.5 15.9 252.7
Source: Meteoblue [7]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of San Fernando
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 15,451—    
1918 20,029+1.75%
1939 17,562−0.62%
1948 16,132−0.94%
1960 19,061+1.40%
1970 24,073+2.36%
1975 25,877+1.46%
1980 28,324+1.82%
1990 35,051+2.15%
1995 38,700+1.87%
2000 48,235+4.83%
2007 54,932+1.81%
2010 60,970+3.87%
2015 66,280+1.60%
2020 72,224+1.70%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[8][6][9][10]

EconomyEdit


Notable personalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of San Fernando | (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 VII (Central 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. ^ Sun Star Cebu 2005.
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ "San Fernando: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  8. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  9. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  10. ^ "Province of Cebu". 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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