The Region's Provinces

Total Population

Annual Average Growth Rate

Land Area

Population   Density 1995

1995

(1990-95)

(sq. km.)

(person/sq. km.)

Bohol

994,440

0.95

4117

242

Cebu

2,921,145

1.99

5,088

574

Negros Oriental

1,025,247

2.03

5,402

190

Siquijor

73,756

(0.05)

344

214

Central Visayas

5,014,588

1.77

14,952

335

Other Useful Information

Bohol

Cebu

Neg. Or.

Siquijor

Class

1st - A

1st

2nd

5th

No. of Congressional Districts

3

8

3

1

No. of Cities

1

5

3

0

No. of Municipalities

47

48

22

6

No. of Barangays

1,114

1,202

556

134

Provincial Capital

Tagbilaran

Cebu City

Dumaguete

Larena

City

City

Incidence of Poverty (%)

1985

60.2

59.9

62.7

73.2

1988

58.7

43.1

57.9

67.9

1991

54.7

45.1

48.3

55.2

1994

42.3

32.9

40.6

31.1

Magnitude of Poor Families

1985

93604

205884

103915

10444

1988

98905

153701

103402

10444

1991

97819

157340

96829

9704

1994

79006

175487

86530

5728

Agricultural Products

Rice

Corn

Coconut

Copra

Corn

Rice

Corn

Mango

Cassava

Mango

Rice

Peanut

Coconut

Peanut

Sugarcane

Livestock

Rootcrops

Sugarcane

Cacao

Vegetables

Banana

Coconut

Industrial Activities

Limestone mining and quarrying

Industrial parts assembly

Sugar milling

Food processing

Handicraft manufacturing

Food processing

Forestry

Furniture making

Starch and glucose manufacturing

Footwear manufacturing

Mining and quarrying

Metalwork

Galvanizing

Rattancraft

Handicraft

Food processing

Garments

Prawn hatchery

Handicraft

Trading and servicing

Shellcraft

Ceramics

Woodcraft

Metalcraft

Mineral Reserves

Copper

Copper

Copper

Limestone

Manganese

Dolomite

Silica

Manganese

Chromite

Limestone

Sulphur

Rock phosphate

Silver

Mactan stone

Magnesium

Tuffaceous marl

Gold

Black stone

phosphate

Guano and phosphatic limestone

Guano

Clay

Siliceous sand

Limestone

Siliceous shale

Lignitic coal

Tourist Spots

Chocolate Hills

Magellan Marker

Provincial Capitol

Caves

Loboc River

Magellan’s Cross

Fil-Jap-Am Amity Shrine

Beach resorts

Balicasag Island

Fort San Pedro

Silliman University

Mag-aso Falls

Lapu-Lapu Monument

Apo Island

Loboc Krus Dako

Mactan Beaches

Camp Look Out

Bohol Museum

Kawasan Falls

Wuthering Heights

Inambacan Falls

Nonoc Caves

Mt. Talinis

Punta Cruz

Badian Island

Dauis Church

Taoist Temple

Hinagdanan Cave

Tops

Baclayon Church

Fuente Osmeña

HHs with Safe Water Source, 1998 (excluding cities)

78.29%

70.75%

76.27%

89.97%

HHs with Sanitation Facilities, 1998 (excluding cities)

77.84%

44.82%

68.08%

82.04%