Sibuco, officially the Municipality of Sibuco, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Sibuco; Subanen: Benwa Sibuco; Zamboangueño: Municipalidad de Sibuco; Tagalog: Bayan ng Sibuco), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,620 people. [3]

Sibuco
Municipality of Sibuco
Official seal of Sibuco
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Last Frontier of Zamboanga del Norte
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Sibuco highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Sibuco highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Sibuco is located in Philippines
Sibuco
Sibuco
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°17′N 122°04′E / 7.28°N 122.07°E / 7.28; 122.07Coordinates: 7°17′N 122°04′E / 7.28°N 122.07°E / 7.28; 122.07
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
District 3rd district
Barangays28 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJoel M. Ventura
 • Vice MayorLaurel H. Mahamod
 • RepresentativeIsagani S. Amatong
 • Electorate23,467 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total782.54 km2 (302.14 sq mi)
Elevation
183 m (600 ft)
Highest elevation
652 m (2,139 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total34,620
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Households
7,222
Economy
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence67.05% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱161,925,407.03 (2016)
Service provider
 • ElectricityZamboanga del Norte Electric Cooperative (ZANECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7122
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)65
Climate typeTropical climate
Native languagesNorthern Subanen
Chavacano
Cebuano
Tagalog
Tausug
Websitesibuco.zamboangadelnorte.com

It is also treated like a suburb of neighboring Zamboanga City.

BarangaysEdit

Sibuco is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.

  • Anongan
  • Basak
  • Bongalao
  • Cabbunan
  • Cawit-cawit
  • Culaguan
  • Cusipan
  • Dinulan
  • Jatian
  • Kamarangan
  • Lakiki
  • Lambagoan
  • Limpapa
  • Lingayon
  • Lintangan
  • Litawan
  • Lunday
  • Malayal
  • Mantivo
  • Molog
  • Nala (Poblacion)
  • Panganuran
  • Pangian
  • Paniran
  • Pasilnahut
  • Poblacion
  • Puliran
  • Santo Niño (Culabog)
  • Tangarak

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(76)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 98
(3.9)
78
(3.1)
116
(4.6)
115
(4.5)
222
(8.7)
281
(11.1)
272
(10.7)
282
(11.1)
237
(9.3)
258
(10.2)
180
(7.1)
108
(4.3)
2,247
(88.6)
Average rainy days 19.6 18.6 21.8 22.9 29.0 28.6 28.7 28.3 27.0 28.6 25.9 22.1 301.1
Source: Meteoblue [5]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Sibuco
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 3,213—    
1960 6,323+1.62%
1970 14,257+8.46%
1975 19,357+6.32%
1980 21,728+2.34%
1990 20,839−0.42%
1995 23,243+2.07%
2000 24,411+1.06%
2007 28,101+1.96%
2010 31,982+4.82%
2015 34,620+1.52%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Sibuco | (DILG)
  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. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ "Sibuco: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  10. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  11. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.

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