Tobias Fornier, Antique

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Tobias Fornier
Municipality
Map of Antique with Tobias Fornier highlighted
Location within Antique province
Tobias Fornier is located in Philippines
Tobias Fornier
Tobias Fornier
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°31′N 121°57′E / 10.52°N 121.95°E / 10.52; 121.95Coordinates: 10°31′N 121°57′E / 10.52°N 121.95°E / 10.52; 121.95
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 50 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor José María Fornier
Area[2]
 • Total 112.12 km2 (43.29 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 33,046
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 15,513
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5716
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 4th class
PSGC 060607000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/tobiasfornier-antique/

Tobias Fornier, officially the Municipality of Tobias Fornier (Karay-a: Banwa kang Tobias Fornier; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Tobias Fornier; Filipino: Bayan ng Tobias Fornier), formerly known as Dao, is a municipality in the province of Antique in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 33,046 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 15,513 registered voters.[4]

Tobias Fornier is 28 kilometres (17 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista.

History[edit]

The municipality was formerly known as Dao until 1978 when it was given its current name.[5] It is named after a Congressman from Antique, Tobias A Fornier. [6]

In 1957, a barrio named Barasanan was renamed to Ballescas.[7] In the same year, barrio Taguimtim was renamed to Pacienca.[8]

Geography[edit]

Tobias Fornier is located at 10°31′N 121°57′E / 10.52°N 121.95°E / 10.52; 121.95.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 112.12 square kilometres (43.29 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.11% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Barangays[edit]

Tobias Fornier is politically subdivided into 50 barangays.[9]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[10]
060607001 Abaca 5.7% 1,888 1,817 0.73%
060607002 Aras-Asan 3.4% 1,120 924 3.73%
060607003 Arobo 1.7% 556 524 1.14%
060607004 Atabay 2.7% 892 784 2.49%
060607005 Atiotes 1.5% 481 455 1.06%
060607006 Bagumbayan 1.5% 506 442 2.61%
060607007 Balloscas 1.6% 523 483 1.53%
060607008 Balud 1.7% 565 704 −4.10%
060607009 Barasanan A 2.0% 659 579 2.49%
060607010 Barasanan B 1.5% 512 501 0.41%
060607011 Barasanan C 0.9% 301 281 1.32%
060607012 Bariri 0.5% 179 170 0.99%
060607013 Camandagan 1.6% 515 481 1.31%
060607014 Cato-ogan 3.6% 1,174 1,097 1.30%
060607015 Danawan 1.9% 612 490 4.32%
060607016 Diclum 2.2% 711 664 1.31%
060607017 Fatima 3.9% 1,295 1,257 0.57%
060607018 Gamad (Igdamacio) 1.5% 490 478 0.47%
060607019 Igbalogo 1.5% 493 490 0.12%
060607020 Igbangcal-A 1.4% 475 471 0.16%
060607021 Igbangcal-B 1.7% 577 444 5.12%
060607022 Igbangcal-C 1.0% 320 313 0.42%
060607023 Igcabuad 0.7% 243 171 6.92%
060607049 Igcadac 1.4% 456 419 1.62%
060607024 Igcado 2.8% 941 838 2.23%
060607025 Igcalawagan 1.6% 520 437 3.37%
060607026 Igcapuyas 0.6% 200 179 2.13%
060607027 Igcasicad (San Pedro) 0.7% 239 228 0.90%
060607028 Igdalaguit 4.4% 1,445 1,250 2.80%
060607029 Igdanlog 2.6% 872 843 0.65%
060607030 Igdurarog 1.7% 553 423 5.23%
060607031 Igtugas 1.2% 410 384 1.26%
060607032 Lawigan 0.8% 275 270 0.35%
060607050 Lindero 1.2% 385 341 2.34%
060607033 Manaling (Cata-an) 0.9% 287 264 1.60%
060607034 Masayo 3.4% 1,124 1,247 −1.96%
060607035 Nagsubuan 0.8% 272 261 0.79%
060607042 Nasuli-A (San Ramon) 2.5% 818 894 −1.68%
060607041 Opsan (San Jose) 1.9% 624 591 1.04%
060607036 Paciencia 3.3% 1,099 914 3.57%
060607037 Poblacion Norte 5.1% 1,683 1,611 0.84%
060607038 Poblacion Sur 4.1% 1,352 1,298 0.78%
060607039 Portillo 0.6% 212 203 0.83%
060607040 Quezon 1.0% 338 301 2.23%
060607043 Salamague (Santa Maria) 1.2% 395 332 3.36%
060607044 Santo Tomas 2.2% 725 532 6.07%
060607045 Tacbuyan 0.6% 204 185 1.88%
060607046 Tene 1.0% 334 339 −0.28%
060607047 Villaflor 4.5% 1,480 1,445 0.46%
060607048 Ysulat 2.2% 716 620 2.78%
Total 33,046 30,669 1.43%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tobias Fornier
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 25,816 —    
1995 26,155 +0.24%
2000 27,331 +0.95%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 29,772 +1.19%
2010 30,669 +1.09%
2015 33,046 +1.43%

In the 2015 census, Tobias Fornier had a population of 33,046.[3] The population density was 290 inhabitants per square kilometre (750/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 15,513 registered voters.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western 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. ^ "Batas Pambansa Blg. 10; An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Dao in the Province of Antique to Tobias Fornier". The Corpus Juris. 6 December 1978. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "History - Antique National School". Antiquenationalschool.webs.com. Retrieved 2016-12-04. 
  7. ^ "R.A. No. 1658, An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of Barasanan (C) in the Municipality of Dao, Province of Antique, to Ballescas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  8. ^ "R.A. No. 2043, An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of Taguimtim, Municipality of Dao, Province of Antique, to Paciencia". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  9. ^ "Municipal: Tobias Fornier, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  10. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  12. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.