Open main menu

Wikipedia β

San Luis, officially the Municipality of San Luis, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa San Luis; Tagalog: Bayan ng San Luis), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,109 people.[3]

San Luis
Municipality
Municipality of San Luis
Map of Agusan del Sur with San Luis highlighted
Map of Agusan del Sur with San Luis highlighted
San Luis is located in Philippines
San Luis
San Luis
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°30′N 125°44′E / 8.5°N 125.74°E / 8.5; 125.74Coordinates: 8°30′N 125°44′E / 8.5°N 125.74°E / 8.5; 125.74
Country  Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Agusan del Sur
District 1st District
Barangays 25 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ronaldo Y. Corvera
 • Electorate 16,701 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 950.5 km2 (367.0 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 32,109
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8511
PSGC 160309000
IDD:area code +63 (0)85
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 187,910,383.93 (2016)

San Luis was created into a municipality on June 15, 1968, when the barrios of San Luis, Santa Inez, Nuevo Trabajo, Cualision and Baylo were separated from the municipality of Esperanza and constituted into the new town, through Republic Act 5262.[4] Since the 1970s, the town's economy has been largely based on logging industries.[5]

Contents

GeographyEdit

San Luis is located at 8°30′N 125°44′E / 8.5°N 125.74°E / 8.5; 125.74.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 950.5 square kilometres (367.0 sq mi)[2] constituting 9.51% of the 9,989.52-square-kilometre- (3,856.98 sq mi) total area of Agusan del Sur.

BarangaysEdit

San Luis is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[6]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
160309001 Anislagan 6.2% 1,998 1,947 0.49%
160309008 Balit 2.7% 868 1,139 −5.04%
160309002 Baylo 4.8% 1,555 1,328 3.05%
160309009 Binicalan 10.4% 3,353 3,103 1.49%
160309010 Cecilia 3.5% 1,135 1,136 −0.02%
160309003 Coalicion 4.4% 1,398 1,643 −3.03%
160309004 Culi 3.1% 1,008 1,035 −0.50%
160309011 Dimasalang 4.3% 1,387 1,360 0.38%
160309012 Don Alejandro 8.1% 2,600 2,648 −0.35%
160309013 Don Pedro 0.8% 241 294 −3.71%
160309014 Doña Flavia 8.1% 2,614 2,529 0.63%
160309025 Doña Maxima 4.6% 1,467 1,522 −0.70%
160309015 Mahagsay 3.1% 1,009 1,242 −3.88%
160309016 Mahapag 2.3% 730 695 0.94%
160309017 Mahayahay 2.5% 795 1,135 −6.55%
160309018 Muritula 2.3% 743 769 −0.65%
160309005 Nuevo Trabajo 5.8% 1,876 1,725 1.61%
160309006 Poblacion 5.7% 1,815 1,653 1.80%
160309019 Policarpo 1.5% 486 533 −1.74%
160309020 San Isidro 2.5% 807 955 −3.16%
160309021 San Pedro 3.8% 1,219 1,567 −4.67%
160309007 Santa Ines 5.4% 1,748 1,453 3.58%
160309022 Santa Rita 0.9% 301 456 −7.60%
160309023 Santiago 1.6% 499 465 1.35%
160309024 Wegguam 1.4% 457 401 2.52%
Total 32,109 32,733 −0.37%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 2,850—    
1970 7,531+1.89%
1975 12,226+10.21%
1980 12,793+0.91%
1990 18,521+3.77%
1995 21,910+3.20%
2000 25,901+3.65%
2007 30,424+2.24%
2010 32,733+2.70%
2015 32,109−0.37%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, San Luis had a population of 32,109.[3] The population density was 34 inhabitants per square kilometre (88/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 16,701 registered voters.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Republic Act No. 5262; An Act Creating the Municipality of San Luis in the Province of Agusan". The Corpus Juris. 15 June 1968. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Dumas, Louie G. (4 March 2011). "Logging ban forces locals to look for other jobs". BusinessWorld Online. BusinessWorld Publishing Corporation. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: San Luis, Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  9. ^ "Province of Agusan del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  10. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016.