Catmon, Cebu

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Catmon
Municipality
Beach in Panalipan, Catmon
Beach in Panalipan, Catmon
Official seal of Catmon
Seal
Map of Cebu with Catmon highlighted
Map of Cebu with Catmon highlighted
Catmon is located in Philippines
Catmon
Catmon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°43′N 124°00′E / 10.72°N 124°E / 10.72; 124Coordinates: 10°43′N 124°00′E / 10.72°N 124°E / 10.72; 124
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 5th district of Cebu
Barangay
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Dan Jusay (BAKUD)
 • Vice mayor Irish Baylon-Gestopa
 • Town Council
 • Representative Red Durano
Area[2]
 • Total 109.64 km2 (42.33 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 30,471
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 17,150
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6006
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 4th class
PSGC 072216000

Catmon is a 4th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,471.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,150 registered voters.[4]

It is located along the coast of the Camotes Sea, 57 km (35 mi) north of Cebu City. Bounded on the north by Sogod; on the south by Carmen; on the west by Tuburan; and on the east by Camotes Sea, Catmon's topography is generally mountainous and hilly but patches of flat lands can be found along the coastline and portion of the poblacion.

The municipality's climate is of Coronas climate type IV, where rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.

Mount Capayas (Kapayas) (also known as Tore Peak), Cebu's second highest peak, is located in Cambangkaya. Mount Capayas is one of the Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) of Cebu.[5]

The municipality got its name from the presence of huge trees called katmon (dillenia philippinensis) that thrive in this area.

Barangays[edit]

Catmon comprises 20 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
072216001 Agsuwao 3.3% 1,008 1,004 0.08%
072216002 Amancion 0.7% 207 210 −0.27%
072216003 Anapog 1.1% 324 327 −0.18%
072216004 Bactas 2.8% 867 878 −0.24%
072216006 Basak 4.2% 1,286 1,163 1.93%
072216007 Binongkalan 5.2% 1,587 1,417 2.18%
072216005 Bongyas 1.0% 300 317 −1.04%
072216008 Cabungaan 4.6% 1,413 1,265 2.13%
072216009 Cambangkaya 2.5% 758 768 −0.25%
072216010 Can‑ibuang 1.3% 398 419 −0.97%
072216011 Catmondaan 10.1% 3,086 2,792 1.92%
072216019 Corazon (pob.) 9.8% 2,994 2,836 1.04%
072216012 Duyan 2.2% 684 549 4.28%
072216020 Flores (pob.) 9.9% 3,023 2,865 1.03%
072216013 Ginabucan 2.7% 809 874 −1.46%
072216014 Macaas 11.1% 3,394 3,093 1.78%
072216015 Panalipan 11.6% 3,544 3,161 2.20%
072216018 San Jose Pob. (Catadman) 10.7% 3,250 2,832 2.66%
072216016 Tabili 2.5% 764 719 1.16%
072216017 Tinabyonan 2.5% 775 831 −1.32%
Total 30,471 28,320 1.40%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Catmon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 7,027 —    
1918 18,646 +6.72%
1939 11,738 −2.18%
1948 11,761 +0.02%
1960 13,412 +1.10%
1970 14,837 +1.01%
1975 15,923 +1.43%
1980 17,357 +1.74%
1990 19,773 +1.31%
1995 21,647 +1.71%
2000 25,083 +3.21%
2007 27,330 +1.19%
2010 28,320 +1.30%
2015 30,471 +1.40%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,150 registered voters, meaning that 56% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Municipal: Catmon, Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 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. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ Philippine Sun Star 2014.
  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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Province of Cebu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

Sources[edit]

Philippine Sun Star, Razel V. Cuizon (20 September 2014). "LGUs agree to protect biodiversity hotspots". Cebu. Archived from the original on 30 November 2014. 

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