San Juan, Siquijor

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San Juan
Municipality
Paliton Beach, San Juan
Paliton Beach, San Juan
Motto: Splash Up San Juan
Map of Siquijor with San Juan highlighted
Map of Siquijor with San Juan highlighted
San Juan is located in Philippines
San Juan
San Juan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°10′N 123°30′E / 9.17°N 123.5°E / 9.17; 123.5Coordinates: 9°10′N 123°30′E / 9.17°N 123.5°E / 9.17; 123.5
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Siquijor
District Lone district of Siquijor
Founded 6 November 1863
Barangay 15 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Wilfredo Capundag (LAKAS)
 • Vice mayor Lillian Sumalpong
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 44.37 km2 (17.13 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 14,854
 • Density 330/km2 (870/sq mi)
 • Voter (2016)[4] 10,037
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6227
IDD : area code +63 (0)35
Income class 5th class
PSGC 076105000

San Juan is a fifth income class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,854.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 10,037 registered voters.[4]

Barangays[edit]

San Juan comprises 15 barangays:

  • Canasagan
  • Candura
  • Cangmunag
  • Cansayang
  • Catulayan
  • Lala-o
  • Maite
  • Napo
  • Paliton
  • Poblacion
  • Solangon
  • Tag-ibo
  • Tambisan
  • Timbaon
  • Tubod

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Juan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,375 —    
1995 11,371 −0.01%
2000 12,198 +1.52%
2007 13,180 +1.07%
2010 13,525 +0.94%
Source: National Statistics Office[5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 10,037 registered voters, meaning that 68% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Bugwas Festival[edit]

The Bugwas Festival is held in San Juan as the celebration of its annual town fiesta in honor of its patron saint, St. Augustine of Hippo. It was first held on August 26, 2006.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Municipal: San Juan, Siquijor". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b PSA; Census of Population (2015), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 20 June 2016 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ PSA; Census of Population (2010), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 29 June 2016 
  6. ^ NSO; Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City and Municipality, archived from the original on 24 June 2011 
  7. ^ "Municipality of San Juan". Provincial Government of Siquijor. Archived from the original on September 26, 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 

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