Victoria, Northern Samar

Victoria, officially the Municipality of Victoria (Waray: Bungto han Victoria; Tagalog: Bayan ng Victoria), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 15,361 people. [3]

Victoria
Municipality of Victoria
Official seal of Victoria
Map of Northern Samar with Victoria highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Victoria highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Victoria is located in Philippines
Victoria
Victoria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.45°N 124.32°E / 12.45; 124.32Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.45°N 124.32°E / 12.45; 124.32
CountryPhilippines
RegionEastern Visayas
ProvinceNorthern Samar
District 1st district
Barangays16 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorGuillermo M. Jumamil Jr.
 • Vice MayorArnel C. Siago
 • RepresentativePaul R. Daza
 • Councilors
List
 • Electorate12,331 voters (2022)
Area
 • Total186.70 km2 (72.09 sq mi)
Elevation
46 m (151 ft)
Highest elevation
256 m (840 ft)
Lowest elevation
−3 m (−10 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total15,361
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Households
3,525
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence33.58% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱120,267,141.68 (2020)
 • Assets₱378,822,626.41 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱101,988,983.11 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱119,970,939.58 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityNorthern Samar Electric Cooperative (NORSAMELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6406
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog

It borders with the town of Allen in the north and San Isidro in the southwest.

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Victoria is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.

  • Acedillo
  • Buenasuerte
  • Buenos Aires
  • Colab-og
  • Erenas
  • Libertad
  • Luisita
  • Lungib
  • Maxvilla
  • Pasabuena
  • Zone I (Poblacion)
  • Zone II (Poblacion)
  • Zone III (Poblacion)
  • San Lazaro
  • San Miguel
  • San Roman

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Victoria, Northern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 84
(3.3)
59
(2.3)
58
(2.3)
55
(2.2)
93
(3.7)
133
(5.2)
149
(5.9)
125
(4.9)
155
(6.1)
165
(6.5)
140
(5.5)
136
(5.4)
1,352
(53.3)
Average rainy days 18.1 13.6 15.8 16.1 21.7 25.5 26.6 25.1 24.8 25.8 22.7 20.1 255.9
Source: Meteoblue[5]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Victoria
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 6,996—    
1975 9,149+5.53%
1980 9,551+0.86%
1990 9,043−0.55%
1995 11,291+4.25%
2000 11,632+0.64%
2007 12,623+1.13%
2010 13,920+3.62%
2015 14,817+1.20%
2020 15,361+0.71%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[6][7][8][9]

EconomyEdit


Local governmentEdit

Elected officials:

  • Mayor: Jose Ardales
  • Vice Mayor: Arnel C. Siago
  • Councilors:
  1. Jorge Ardales
  2. Jonay Sabido
  3. Anselmo Aliluya
  4. Rufino Subiaga
  5. Fe Viloria
  6. Eugenio Laurente
  7. Marcos Porteles
  8. Jude rey Lucinario

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Victoria | (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). "Region VIII (Eastern 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. ^ "Victoria, Northern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  6. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". 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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