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: 2019 – 2021

Facts and Figures:

Mayor : Tutor, Christopher
Vice Mayor : Mapute, Jesusa
SB Members: : Bagor, Ayeng
Bernales, Epay
Sales, Jojo
Busano, Jimmy
Olandria, Along
Villafuerte, Erlinda
Galera, Arvin Neil
Tutor, Antonio
ABC President :
SK President :
Location : Southern Seaboard of Bohol
Congressional District : 3rd District
Number of Barangays : 21 barangays
Income Classification : 4th Class
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

Average Day Demand : 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 1999) : 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 Municipal Health Center : 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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