Siquijor is a coastal municipality in the island province of Siquijor.

The municipality has a land area of 90.70 square kilometers or 35.02 square miles which constitutes 26.87% of Siquijor's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,861. This represented 27.98% of the total population of Siquijor province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 767 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Barangay Population percentage (2015) Population (2015) Population (2010) Change (2010-2015)) Annual Population Growth Rate (2010-2015)
Banban 2.94% 791 778 1.67% 0.32%
Bolos 1.01% 270 252 7.14% 1.32%
Caipilan 4.19% 1,126 1,000 12.60% 2.29%
Caitican 1.77% 476 444 7.21% 1.33%
Calalinan 2.65% 711 675 5.33% 0.99%
Canal 1.76% 472 433 9.01% 1.66%
Candanay Norte 3.51% 943 886 6.43% 1.19%
Candanay Sur 3.69% 991 885 11.98% 2.18%
Cang-adieng 1.09% 293 256 14.45% 2.60%
Cang-agong 3.35% 901 879 2.50% 0.47%
Cang-alwang 2.85% 766 731 4.79% 0.89%
Cang-asa 3.35% 900 863 4.29% 0.80%
Cang-atuyom 1.48% 398 307 29.64% 5.07%
Canghunoghunog 1.00% 268 247 8.50% 1.57%
Cang-inte 0.79% 211 215 -1.86% -0.36%
Cang-isad 0.64% 171 142 20.42% 3.60%
Cangmatnog 0.70% 189 185 2.16% 0.41%
Cangmohao 0.84% 225 177 27.12% 4.67%
Cantabon 1.79% 480 497 -3.42% -0.66%
Caticugan 3.62% 973 842 15.56% 2.79%
Dumanhog 2.43% 652 557 17.06% 3.04%
Ibabao 1.09% 293 312 -6.09% -1.19%
Lambojon 1.08% 290 298 -2.68% -0.52%
Luyang 2.69% 722 704 2.56% 0.48%
Luzong 1.77% 476 445 6.97% 1.29%
Olo 2.74% 736 754 -2.39% -0.46%
Pangi 5.93% 1,594 1,491 6.91% 1.28%
Panlautan 0.87% 235 224 4.91% 0.92%
Pasihagon 4.05% 1,088 1,003 8.47% 1.56%
Pili 1.47% 395 353 11.90% 2.16%
Poblacion 6.23% 1,673 1,596 4.82% 0.90%
Polangyuta 3.29% 885 781 13.32% 2.41%
Ponong 3.23% 868 828 4.83% 0.90%
Sabang 2.11% 568 554 2.53% 0.48%
San Antonio 2.85% 766 773 -0.91% -0.17%
Songculan 1.04% 279 245 13.88% 2.51%
Tacdog 1.95% 525 509 3.14% 0.59%
Tacloban 2.29% 616 636 -3.14% -0.61%
Tambisan 2.75% 738 684 7.89% 1.46%
Tebjong 0.79% 212 209 1.44% 0.27%
Tinago 3.82% 1,025 971 5.56% 1.04%
Tongo 2.49% 670 610 9.84% 1.80%
Siquijor Total   26,861 25,231 6.46% 1.20%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Siquijor for the fiscal year of 2016 was ₱83,663,990.65.

Fiscal Year Annual Regular Income Change
2009 ₱44,341,822.08  
2010 ₱48,242,155.63 8.80%
2011 ₱52,146,953.99 8.09%
2012 ₱51,358,309.03 -1.51%
2013 ₱58,534,665.36 13.97%
2014 ₱65,873,423.81 12.54%
2015 ₱75,019,444.08 13.88%
2016 ₱83,663,990.65 11.52%
Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Siquijor is 10 to 14, with 2,538 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 428 individuals.

Combining age groups together, those aged 14 and below, consisting of the the young dependent population which include infants/babies, children and young adolescents/teenagers, make up an aggregate of 27.48% (7,382). Those aged 15 up to 64, roughly, the economically active population and actual or potential members of the work force, constitute a total of 63.89% (17,161). Finally, old dependent population consisting of the senior citizens, those aged 65 and over, total 8.63% (2,318) in all.

The computed Age Dependency Ratios mean that among the population of Siquijor, there are 43 youth dependents to every 100 of the working age population; there are 14 aged/senior citizens to every 100 of the working population; and overall, there are 57 dependents (young and old-age) to every 100 of the working population.

Historical population

The median age of 29 indicates that half of the entire population of Siquijor are aged less than 29 and the other half are over the age of 29.