Malabuyoc, Cebu

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Malabuyoc
Municipality
Malabuyoc, Cebu
Malabuyoc, Cebu
Map of Cebu with Malabuyoc highlighted
Map of Cebu with Malabuyoc highlighted
Malabuyoc is located in Philippines
Malabuyoc
Malabuyoc
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°39′N 123°20′E / 9.65°N 123.33°E / 9.65; 123.33Coordinates: 9°39′N 123°20′E / 9.65°N 123.33°E / 9.65; 123.33
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 2nd district of Cebu
Barangay
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Lito Creus (1‑Cebu)
 • Vice mayor Jigjig Creus
 • Town Council
 • Representative Peter John Calderon
Area[2]
 • Total 69.27 km2 (26.75 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 19,373
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 12,814
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6029
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 5th class
PSGC 072229000
Patron Saint San Nicolas de Tolentino

Malabuyoc is a 5th municipal income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 19,373.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 12,814 registered voters.[4]

Malabuyoc is situated in the southwestern coast of the island of Cebu and is about 125 kilometres (80 mi) from Cebu City.

History[edit]

The popular story tells that that once Malabuyoc grew plenty of fruit trees like mangoes, lanzones, cacaos and others. Some much that the branches of trees bent heavily down (buyoc in Visaya). On account of this, the place came to be called Buyoc.

Barangays[edit]

Malabuyoc comprises 14 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
072229001 Armeña (Cansilongan) 5.2% 1,016 921 1.89%
072229015 Barangay I (pob.) 8.5% 1,638 1,578 0.71%
072229016 Barangay II (pob.) 6.1% 1,189 1,169 0.32%
072229005 Cerdeña (Ansan) 10.3% 1,993 1,769 2.30%
072229006 Labrador (Bulod) 3.8% 733 796 −1.56%
072229008 Lombo 7.4% 1,441 1,294 2.07%
072229007 Looc 6.3% 1,218 1,189 0.46%
072229009 Mahanlud 2.9% 554 616 −2.00%
072229010 Mindanao (Pajo) 2.7% 532 474 2.22%
072229011 Montañeza (Inamlang) 16.7% 3,229 3,059 1.04%
072229012 Salmeron (Bulok) 3.9% 763 711 1.35%
072229013 Santo Niño 13.6% 2,630 2,509 0.90%
072229014 Sorsogon (Balikmaya) 5.2% 1,015 967 0.93%
072229004 Tolosa (Calatagan) 7.3% 1,422 1,374 0.66%
Total 19,373 18,426 0.96%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Malabuyoc
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 11,781 —    
1918 14,894 +1.58%
1939 13,855 −0.34%
1948 14,096 +0.19%
1960 11,883 −1.41%
1970 12,628 +0.61%
1975 13,993 +2.08%
1980 13,740 −0.36%
1990 14,628 +0.63%
1995 17,090 +2.96%
2000 17,015 −0.09%
2007 18,117 +0.87%
2010 18,426 +0.62%
2015 19,373 +0.96%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 12,814 registered voters, meaning that 66% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Economy[edit]

The main economy is agriculture, in particular fruit-bearing trees.

Tourism[edit]

Places of Interest
  • Ilihan Hills
  • Kabutongan Falls
  • Kagula Cliff
  • Montañeza Falls & Hot Spring
  • Moro Watch Tower
  • Old Roman Catholic Church
  • Talangnan Marine Sanctuary
Bell tower of San Nicolas de Tolentino church

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Municipal: Malabuyoc, 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. ^ 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. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Cebu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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