Alcantara, Cebu

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Alcantara
Municipality
Alcantara, Cebu – National road
Alcantara, Cebu – National road
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Map of Cebu with Alcantara highlighted
Alcantara is located in Philippines
Alcantara
Alcantara
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°58′N 123°26′E / 9.97°N 123.43°E / 9.97; 123.43Coordinates: 9°58′N 123°26′E / 9.97°N 123.43°E / 9.97; 123.43
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 7th District of Cebu
Founded 1830
Barangay
Government
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Beatriz Caburnay (LP)
 • Vice mayor Fritz Lastimoso
 • Town Council
 • Representative Peter John Calderon
Area[1]
 • Total 35.20 km2 (13.59 sq mi)
Elevation 149 m (489 ft)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 15,160
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[3] 10,102
Time zone PST (UTC+08:00)
ZIP code 6033
PSGC 072201000
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
Climate type tropical rainforest climate

Alcantara is a 5th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,160.[2] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 10,102 registered voters.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Alcantara comprises 9 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[2] 2010[4]
072201001 Cabadiangan 6.4% 968 913 1.12%     
072201002 Cabil‑isan 5.6% 854 708 3.63%     
072201003 Candabong 16.0% 2,421 2,142 2.36%     
072201004 Lawaan 11.3% 1,706 1,438 3.31%     
072201005 Manga 13.2% 1,995 1,693 3.17%     
072201006 Palanas 17.5% 2,651 2,314 2.62%     
072201007 Poblacion 16.1% 2,440 2,438 0.02%     
072201008 Polo 9.9% 1,508 1,337 2.32%     
072201009 Salagmaya 4.1% 617 573 1.42%     
Total 15,160 13,556 2.15%
Palanas: 2,651 (17.5%) Poblacion: 2,440 (16.1%) Candabong: 2,421 (16.0%) Manga: 1,995 (13.2%) Lawaan: 1,706 (11.3%) Polo: 1,508 (9.9%) Cabadiangan: 968 (6.4%) Cabil‑isan: 854 (5.6%) Salagmaya: 617 (4.1%)Circle frame.svg

Demographics[edit]

Population of Alcantara
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 4,698 —    
1918 5,958 +1.60%
1939 5,754 −0.17%
1948 5,771 +0.03%
1960 5,625 −0.21%
1970 6,866 +2.01%
1975 7,752 +2.46%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 7,882 +0.33%
1990 9,559 +1.95%
1995 10,224 +1.27%
2000 11,532 +2.61%
2007 13,036 +1.71%
2010 13,556 +1.43%
2015 15,160 +2.15%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][4][5]

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 10,102 registered voters, meaning that 67% of the population are aged 18 and over.[3]

Alcantara public market

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ 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.