Pilar, Bohol

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This article is about the municipality of Pilar in Bohol province. For the municipality of Bilar in Bohol province, see Bilar, Bohol. For Pilar municipality in other provinces, see Pilar.
Pilar
Municipality
Municipal hall
Municipal hall
Map of Bohol with Pilar highlighted
Map of Bohol with Pilar highlighted
Pilar is located in Philippines
Pilar
Pilar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°50′N 124°20′E / 9.83°N 124.33°E / 9.83; 124.33Coordinates: 9°50′N 124°20′E / 9.83°N 124.33°E / 9.83; 124.33
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Bohol
District 3rd district of Bohol
Founded 26 December 1960
Barangay
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Necitas Cubrado (UNA)
 • Vice mayor Eugenio Datahan
 • Town Council
 • Representative Arthur Yap
Area[2]
 • Total 120.39 km2 (46.48 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 27,256
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 16,152
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6321
IDD:area code +63 (0)38
Income class 4th class
PSGC 071234000

Pilar is a 4th municipal income class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 27,256.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 16,152 registered voters.[4]

History[edit]

Pilar was formerly a barrio of Sierra Bullones, known as Lungsodaan. It became a separate municipality on 29 December 1961, by Executive Order No. 460 issued by President Carlos P. Garcia.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Pilar comprises 21 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
071234001 Aurora 1.6% 431 410 0.96%
071234002 Bagacay 3.2% 862 890 −0.61%
071234003 Bagumbayan 7.0% 1,908 1,725 1.94%
071234004 Bayong 5.3% 1,432 1,493 −0.79%
071234005 Buenasuerte 6.9% 1,894 1,918 −0.24%
071234006 Cagawasan 4.0% 1,079 1,086 −0.12%
071234007 Cansungay 3.0% 820 769 1.23%
071234008 Catagda‑an 5.5% 1,492 1,546 −0.67%
071234009 Del Pilar 3.3% 898 890 0.17%
071234010 Estaca 10.7% 2,924 2,575 2.45%
071234011 Ilaud 2.8% 764 929 −3.65%
071234012 Inaghuban 3.9% 1,062 1,235 −2.83%
071234013 La Suerte 2.7% 726 752 −0.67%
071234014 Lumbay 4.4% 1,212 1,161 0.82%
071234015 Lundag 2.9% 789 735 1.36%
071234016 Pamacsalan 2.4% 656 666 −0.29%
071234017 Poblacion 10.6% 2,890 2,806 0.56%
071234018 Rizal 5.2% 1,425 1,282 2.03%
071234019 San Carlos 2.5% 679 744 −1.73%
071234020 San Isidro 9.2% 2,506 2,411 0.74%
071234021 San Vicente 3.0% 807 864 −1.29%
Total 27,256 26,887 0.26%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pilar
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 19,930 —    
1995 21,141 +1.11%
2000 25,095 +3.74%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 27,276 +1.16%
2010 26,887 −0.52%
2015 27,256 +0.26%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3][6][7]

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 16,152 registered voters, meaning that 59% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Municipal: Pilar, Bohol". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. 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. ^ Executive Order No. 460 (1961) of 29 December 1961 CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF PILAR IN THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL. Retrieved 7 April 2016.
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "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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