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Siayan, officially the Municipality of Siayan, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,966 people.[3]

Siayan
Municipality of Siayan
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Siayan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Siayan highlighted
Siayan is located in Philippines
Siayan
Siayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°08′N 123°06′E / 8.13°N 123.1°E / 8.13; 123.1Coordinates: 8°08′N 123°06′E / 8.13°N 123.1°E / 8.13; 123.1
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
District2nd District
Barangays22 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJosecor S. Gepolongca
 • Vice MayorPrimitivo D. Castillo
 • CongressmanGlona G. Labadlabad
 • Electorate18,967 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total494.75 km2 (191.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total34,966
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7113
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)65
Climate typetropical climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)134.2 million  (2016)
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitesiayan.zamboangadelnorte.com

BarangaysEdit

Siayan is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.

  • Balok
  • Balunokan
  • Datagan
  • Denuyan
  • Diongan
  • Dumogok
  • Dumpilas
  • Gonayen
  • Guibo
  • Gunyan
  • Litolet
  • Macasing
  • Mangilay
  • Moyo
  • Muñoz
  • Pange
  • Paranglumba
  • Poblacion
  • Polayo
  • Sayaw
  • Seriac
  • Soguilon

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 9,193—    
1975 13,913+8.67%
1980 18,420+5.77%
1990 24,314+2.82%
1995 27,950+2.65%
2000 33,074+3.67%
2007 34,588+0.62%
2010 34,989+0.42%
2015 34,966−0.01%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

EconomyEdit

GMA 7 reporter Kara David did a documentary on the economic situation of Siayan. Poverty incidence in the town is 97.5% since 3 out of 4 earn an annual income of more than a dollar a month or 5,000.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Zamboanga del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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