Tobias Fornier, Antique

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Tobias Fornier
Municipality
Municipality of Tobias Fornier
Map of Antique with Tobias Fornier highlighted
Map of Antique with Tobias Fornier highlighted
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
 • Electorate 15,513 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 112.12 km2 (43.29 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 33,046
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5716
PSGC 060607000
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Climate type tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/tobiasfornier-antique/

Tobias Fornier, officially the Municipality of Tobias Fornier, (Kinaray-a: Banwa kang Tobias Fornier; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Tobias Fornier; Filipino: Bayan ng Tobias Fornier), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 33,046 people.[3]

History[edit]

The municipality was formerly known as Dao until 1978 when it was given its current name.[4] It is named after a Congressman from Antique, Tobias A Fornier. [5]

In 1957, a barrio named Barasanan was renamed to Ballescas.[6] In the same year, barrio Taguimtim was renamed to Pacienca.[7]

Geography[edit]

Tobias Fornier is located at 10°31′N 121°57′E / 10.52°N 121.95°E / 10.52; 121.95. It is 28 kilometres (17 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista.

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.[8]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[9]
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.
1903 8,280 —    
1918 15,792 +4.40%
1939 21,249 +1.42%
1948 23,702 +1.22%
1960 15,329 −3.57%
1970 19,063 +2.20%
1975 21,139 +2.09%
1980 22,511 +1.27%
1990 25,816 +1.38%
1995 26,155 +0.24%
2000 27,331 +0.95%
2007 29,772 +1.19%
2010 30,669 +1.09%
2015 33,046 +1.43%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][9][10][11]

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.[12]

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. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "History - Antique National School". Antiquenationalschool.webs.com. Retrieved 2016-12-04. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "Municipal: Tobias Fornier, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ Censuses of Population (1903 – 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  11. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  12. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016.