Maria, Siquijor

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Maria
Municipality
Salagdoong beach, Olang, Maria
Salagdoong beach, Olang, Maria
Map of Siquijor with Maria highlighted
Map of Siquijor with Maria highlighted
Maria is located in Philippines
Maria
Maria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°12′N 123°39′E / 9.2°N 123.65°E / 9.2; 123.65Coordinates: 9°12′N 123°39′E / 9.2°N 123.65°E / 9.2; 123.65
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Siquijor
District Lone district of Siquijor
Barangay 22 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Meynard Asok (LP)
 • Vice mayor Ivy Samson
 • Town Council
 • Representative Ramon Vicente Rocamora
Area[2]
 • Total 53.37 km2 (20.61 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 13,828
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 10,079
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6229
IDD:area code +63 (0)35
Income class 5th class
PSGC 076104000
Website www.maria-siquijor.gov.ph

Maria is a 5th municipal income class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,828.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 10,079 registered voters.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Maria comprises 22 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
076104001 Bogo 6.1% 842 739 2.52%
076104002 Bonga 3.7% 506 459 1.87%
076104003 Cabal‑asan 2.8% 387 357 1.55%
076104004 Calunasan 4.6% 634 641 −0.21%
076104005 Candaping A 4.1% 562 448 4.41%
076104006 Candaping B 4.5% 622 591 0.98%
076104007 Cantaroc A 3.2% 448 385 2.93%
076104008 Cantaroc B 3.5% 484 411 3.16%
076104009 Cantugbas 2.8% 386 400 −0.68%
076104010 Lico‑an 3.6% 494 529 −1.29%
076104011 Lilo‑an 10.2% 1,414 1,470 −0.74%
076104012 Looc 3.4% 466 528 −2.35%
076104013 Logucan 4.4% 615 557 1.90%
076104014 Minalulan 5.8% 797 703 2.42%
076104015 Nabutay 6.7% 922 718 4.88%
076104016 Olang 4.8% 659 592 2.06%
076104017 Pisong A 2.4% 329 292 2.30%
076104018 Pisong B 2.0% 274 293 −1.27%
076104019 Poblacion Norte 7.9% 1,089 1,170 −1.36%
076104020 Poblacion Sur 5.2% 716 675 1.13%
076104021 Saguing 5.8% 797 946 −3.21%
076104022 Sawang 2.8% 385 479 −4.07%
TOTAL 13,828 13,383 0.62%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maria
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,140 —    
1995 11,106 −0.06%
2000 12,275 +2.17%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 12,974 +0.77%
2010 13,383 +1.14%
2015 13,828 +0.62%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3][5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 10,079 registered voters, meaning that 73% 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. ^ "Municipal: Maria, Siquijor". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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