Santa Monica, Surigao del Norte

Santa Monica, officially the Municipality of Santa Monica (Surigaonon: Lungsod nan Santa Monica; Tagalog: Bayan ng Santa Monica), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 9,423 people. [3]

Santa Monica
Sapao
Municipality of Santa Monica
Map of Surigao del Norte with Santa Monica highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Santa Monica highlighted
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Santa Monica is located in Philippines
Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°01′12″N 126°02′17″E / 10.02°N 126.038°E / 10.02; 126.038Coordinates: 10°01′12″N 126°02′17″E / 10.02°N 126.038°E / 10.02; 126.038
CountryPhilippines
RegionCaraga
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
District 1st district
Barangays11 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorFernando N. Dolar
 • Vice MayorArwela A. Dolar
 • RepresentativeFrancisco Jose F. Matugas II
 • Electorate7,996 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total39.19 km2 (15.13 sq mi)
Elevation
21 m (69 ft)
Highest elevation
183 m (600 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total9,423
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Households
1,974
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence33.65% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱65,081,892.69 (2020)
 • Assets₱181,738,489.30 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱59,247,528.40 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱43,883,528.74 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricitySiargao Electric Cooperative (SIARELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8422
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)86
Native languagesSurigaonon
Agusan
Cebuano
Tagalog

It is also known as Sapao. Santa Monica is one of the two northernmost towns of Siargao Island. The other is the municipality of Burgos.

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Santa Monica is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Abad Santos
  • Alegria
  • Bailan
  • Garcia
  • Libertad
  • Mabini
  • Mabuhay (Poblacion)
  • Magsaysay
  • Rizal
  • T. Arlan (Poblacion)
  • Tangbo

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Santa Monica, Surigao del Norte
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 161
(6.3)
132
(5.2)
112
(4.4)
87
(3.4)
136
(5.4)
169
(6.7)
146
(5.7)
148
(5.8)
132
(5.2)
156
(6.1)
176
(6.9)
170
(6.7)
1,725
(67.8)
Average rainy days 21.0 16.8 18.5 18.2 24.9 27.7 28.4 27.0 26.1 27.6 24.6 22.0 282.8
Source: Meteoblue [5]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Santa Monica
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,462—    
1960 6,522+2.66%
1970 5,438−1.80%
1975 5,993+1.97%
1980 6,272+0.91%
1990 7,167+1.34%
1995 7,219+0.14%
2000 7,757+1.55%
2007 7,916+0.28%
2010 8,715+3.56%
2015 8,808+0.20%
2020 9,423+1.34%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[6][7][8][9]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Santa Monica | (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 Census of Population (2020). "Caraga". 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. ^ "Santa Monica: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  6. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Surigao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  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. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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