Maripipi

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Maripipi
Municipality of Maripipi
Maripipi Island as seen from Sambawan Island
Maripipi Island as seen from Sambawan Island
Flag of Maripipi
Map of Biliran with Maripipi highlighted
Map of Biliran with Maripipi highlighted
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Maripipi is located in Philippines
Maripipi
Maripipi
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°47′N 124°21′E / 11.78°N 124.35°E / 11.78; 124.35Coordinates: 11°47′N 124°21′E / 11.78°N 124.35°E / 11.78; 124.35
CountryPhilippines
RegionEastern Visayas
ProvinceBiliran
District Lone district
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJoseph C. Caingcoy
 • Vice MayorFelisa S. Mulles
 • RepresentativeGerardo J. Espina Jr.
 • Councilors
List
 • Electorate5,277 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total27.83 km2 (10.75 sq mi)
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Highest elevation
1,344 m (4,409 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total6,373
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
 • Households
1,661
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence31.42% (2015)[4]
Service provider
 • ElectricityBiliran Electric Cooperative (BILECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6546
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Native languagesWaray
Cebuano
Tagalog
Websitewww.maripipi-biliran.gov.ph

Maripipi, officially the Municipality of Maripipi (Waray: Bungto san Maripipi; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Maripipi; Tagalog: Bayan ng Maripipi), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 6,373 people. [3] The town's populace predominantly speak Waray language.

Geography[edit]

Maripipi Municipality is composed of Maripipi Island and surrounding islets situated northwest off the coast of Biliran Island.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 27.83 square kilometres (10.75 sq mi)[5] constituting 5.19% of the 536.01-square-kilometre- (206.95 sq mi) total area of Biliran.

Mount Maripipi is the highest point in the island with an elevation of 3,031 ft (924 m) above sea level.

Barangays[edit]

Maripipi is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2020[3] 2010[7]
087807001 Agutay 8.2% 523 511 0.22%
087807002 Banlas 3.7% 235 249 −0.55%
087807003 Bato 9.0% 576 507 1.22%
087807004 Binalayan West 8.0% 509 477 0.62%
087807005 Binalayan East 7.5% 479 476 0.06%
087807008 Burabod 3.5% 222 212 0.44%
087807009 Calbani 6.0% 381 404 −0.56%
087807010 Canduhao 5.6% 356 329 0.76%
087807011 Casibang 6.8% 431 379 1.23%
087807012 Danao 4.8% 306 345 −1.14%
087807014 Ol‑og 5.7% 362 327 0.97%
087807015 Binongto‑an (Poblacion Norte) 10.2% 653 578 1.17%
087807016 Ermita (Poblacion Sur) 15.5% 988 831 1.66%
087807017 Trabugan 2.8% 177 185 −0.42%
087807018 Viga 15.1% 961 889 0.75%
Total 6,373 6,699 −0.47%

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Maripipi, Biliran
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
29
(84)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 72
(2.8)
52
(2.0)
65
(2.6)
62
(2.4)
87
(3.4)
129
(5.1)
153
(6.0)
124
(4.9)
147
(5.8)
157
(6.2)
139
(5.5)
117
(4.6)
1,304
(51.3)
Average rainy days 17.4 13.4 16.8 18.0 22.2 25.3 26.2 24.2 24.9 26.0 23.3 20.8 258.5
Source: Meteoblue [8]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maripipi
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,956—    
1918 3,463+3.88%
1939 5,433+2.17%
1948 6,550+2.10%
1960 7,155+0.74%
1970 6,978−0.25%
1975 7,949+2.65%
1980 7,379−1.48%
1990 6,943−0.61%
1995 7,853+2.33%
2000 8,319+1.24%
2007 6,946−2.46%
2010 6,699−1.31%
2015 7,159+1.27%
2020 6,373−2.26%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[9][7][10][11]

In the 2020 census, Maripipi had a population of 6,373. [3] The population density was 230 inhabitants per square kilometre (600/sq mi).

Economy[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Maripipi | (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 c d Census of Population (2020). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "Province: Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Municipal: Maripipi". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Maripipi: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 February 2020.
  9. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ "Province of Biliran". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ 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.
  17. ^ 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.

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