MUNICIPALITY OF CANDIJAY

This municipality is located in the eastern part of Bohol. The name of the town is said to have been derived from “Kang Dihay”, which means belonging to Dihay, a strong man with many followers. In time, the name was changed to Candijay.

 
The town was organized during the Spanish regime and was then one of the 34 towns in the province in 1879. It had a population of 5,030.

 

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

 

Mayor : TUTOR, CHRISTOPHER BERNADOS
Vice Mayor : SALES, JESSE MARANTE
SB Members : OLAER, ROBERT BERMOY
  : MAPUTE, JESUSA BAYLOSIS
  : AMORA, SERGIO JR. GRANADA
  : TUTOR, MELINA LIM
  : CAADLAWON, ARLENE AMORA
  : DY, ANN PIQUERO
  : TUTOR, ANTONIO OLAER
  : GALERA, ARVIN NEIL AMORA
 
ABC President :  
SK President :  

FACTS and FIGURES 

Location : Southern Seaboard of Bohol
Congressional District : 3rd District
Number of Barangays : 21 barangays
Income Classification : 4thClass
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P45,593,028.00 (CY 2011)
Total Municipal Land Area : 10,605 hectares (Source: LGU)
Timberland Area :
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) : 6,175 hectares
Soil Cover : Ubay Clay, Faraon Clay, Hydrosol & Bolinao Clay
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Lumbay RB, Cance RB & Carood RB
Population : 31,183 (2007 Census)
: 31,965 (2011 projected)
: 33,016 (2020 projected)
Average Population Growth Rate : 0.36% (2000-2007 NSO)
Total Number of Households : 5,951 (2007 census)
Major Industries : Farming, Fishing, Milling
Literacy Rate : 95.21%
Higher Education Institutions : 1 (CVSCAFT)
Number of Secondary Schools : 5
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 22 – Primary and Elementary Schools
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply : L1 Facilities: 179
: L2 systems: 35
: L3 systems: 7
Ave. Day Water Demand (Projected) : 1,748 cum/d, CY 2010 (BIWSSMP) ; 4,971 cu.m./d (CY 2030) (BIWSSMP)
Estimated Groundwater Recharge : 46,217 cu.m./day (SWECO)
Water Demand for Irrigation : 45,619 cum/d (SWECO)
Energization Status (as of CY 2000) : 21 barangays energized ; 5,640 or 91% households served/connected
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 5,594 (CY 2009)
Drainage and Sewerage System : none
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 6
Number of Hospital : 1
Number of Municipality Health Centers : 1
Number of Day Care Centers : 24
Carpable Areas : 124 hectares in brgy Tugas
Total Road Length : Mun. Rd-2.26, Brgy Rd-95.567, Prov’l Rd-27.5, National Road-9 = 134.327 kms.
Total Number of Bridges : 12 existing bridges
Communication System : Public Calling Office: 1 PLDT ; Cell sites: 2 (1-Smart, 1-Globelines)
Official Website : www.candijay-bohol.gov.ph

 

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