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
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Dodong Ocay (LP)
 • Vice mayor Gemma Cenas
 • Town Council
 • Representative Ramon Vicente Rocamora
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 5th municipal 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 electoral roll, it had 10,037 registered voters.[4]

Barangays[edit]

San Juan comprises 15 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
076105001 Canasagan 4.2% 625 545 2.64%
076105002 Candura 2.9% 432 452 −0.86%
076105003 Cangmunag 8.3% 1,231 1,127 1.69%
076105004 Cansayang 3.6% 528 498 1.12%
076105005 Catulayan 11.9% 1,770 1,524 2.89%
076105006 Lala‑o 4.8% 711 689 0.60%
076105007 Maite 6.7% 993 834 3.38%
076105008 Napo 5.3% 789 780 0.22%
076105009 Paliton 5.7% 840 769 1.70%
076105010 Poblacion 5.4% 797 768 0.71%
076105011 Solangon 9.4% 1,390 1,173 3.28%
076105012 Tag‑ibo 6.0% 897 724 4.16%
076105013 Tambisan 8.5% 1,270 1,190 1.25%
076105014 Timbaon 9.6% 1,424 1,425 −0.01%
076105015 Tubod 7.8% 1,157 1,027 2.30%
Total 14,854 13,525 1.80%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Juan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 7,300 —    
1918 8,015 +0.62%
1939 8,368 +0.21%
1948 8,677 +0.40%
1960 8,421 −0.25%
1970 9,249 +0.94%
1975 10,746 +3.05%
1980 10,592 −0.29%
1990 11,375 +0.72%
1995 11,371 −0.01%
2000 12,198 +1.52%
2007 13,180 +1.07%
2010 13,525 +0.94%
2015 14,854 +1.80%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2016 electoral roll, 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 26 August 2006.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Municipal: San Juan, Siquijor". 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 Siquijor". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Municipality of San Juan". Provincial Government of Siquijor. Archived from the original on September 26, 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  9. ^ "Bugwas Festival in San Juan". Fun Philippine. 4 July 2014. 

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