San Juan, Siquijor

San Juan, officially the Municipality of San Juan, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,854 people.[3]

San Juan
Municipality of San Juan
Paliton Beach, San Juan
Paliton Beach, San Juan
Map of Siquijor with San Juan highlighted
Map of Siquijor with San Juan highlighted
San Juan is located in Philippines
San Juan
San Juan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°10′N 123°31′E / 9.17°N 123.52°E / 9.17; 123.52Coordinates: 9°10′N 123°31′E / 9.17°N 123.52°E / 9.17; 123.52
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceSiquijor
DistrictLone district of Siquijor
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorWilfredo Q. Capundag Jr.
 • Vice MayorGemma M. Cenas
 • CongressmanJake Vincent S. Villa
 • Electorate11,325 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total44.37 km2 (17.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total14,854
 • Density330/km2 (870/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence28.34% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)56,272,803.06 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6227
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)35
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog

BarangaysEdit

San Juan comprises 15 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
076105001 Canasagan 4.2% 625 545 2.64%
076105002 Candura 2.9% 432 452 −0.86%
076105003 Cangmunag 8.3% 1,231 1,127 1.69%
076105004 Cansayang 3.6% 528 498 1.12%
076105005 Catulayan 11.9% 1,770 1,524 2.89%
076105006 Lala‑o 4.8% 711 689 0.60%
076105007 Maite 6.7% 993 834 3.38%
076105008 Napo 5.3% 789 780 0.22%
076105009 Paliton 5.7% 840 769 1.70%
076105010 Poblacion 5.4% 797 768 0.71%
076105011 Solangon 9.4% 1,390 1,173 3.28%
076105012 Tag‑ibo 6.0% 897 724 4.16%
076105013 Tambisan 8.5% 1,270 1,190 1.25%
076105014 Timbaon 9.6% 1,424 1,425 −0.01%
076105015 Tubod 7.8% 1,157 1,027 2.30%
Total 14,854 13,525 1.80%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 7,300—    
1918 8,015+0.62%
1939 8,368+0.21%
1948 8,677+0.40%
1960 8,421−0.25%
1970 9,249+0.94%
1975 10,746+3.05%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 10,592−0.29%
1990 11,375+0.72%
1995 11,371−0.01%
2000 12,198+1.52%
2007 13,180+1.07%
2010 13,525+0.94%
2015 14,854+1.80%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Bugwas FestivalEdit

The Bugwas Festival is held in San Juan as the celebration of its annual town fiesta in honor of its patron saint, St. Augustine of Hippo. It was first held in 2006.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Siquijor". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Siquijor". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Municipality of San Juan". Provincial Government of Siquijor. Archived from the original on September 26, 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-15.
  9. ^ "Bugwas Festival in San Juan". Fun Philippine. 4 July 2014.