San Luis
Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
Barangay count25
Postal code8511
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)950.50 km2
(366.99 sq. mi)
Population (2015)32,109
Density (2015)34 per km2
(87 per sq. mi)
Coordinates8° 30' North, 125° 44' East
(8.4964 ° N, 125.7364 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
15.1 meters
(49.4 feet)
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San Luis is a municipality in the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 950.50 square kilometers or 366.99 square miles which constitutes 9.51% of Agusan del Sur's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 32,109 representing 4.58% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 1.24% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 34 inhabitants per square kilometer or 87 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

San Luis has 25 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Anislagan6.22%1,9981,9472.62%0.49%
Balit2.70%8681,139-23.79%-5.04%
Baylo4.84%1,5551,32817.09%3.05%
Binicalan10.44%3,3533,1038.06%1.49%
Cecilia3.53%1,1351,136-0.09%-0.02%
Coalicion4.35%1,3981,643-14.91%-3.03%
Culi3.14%1,0081,035-2.61%-0.50%
Dimasalang4.32%1,3871,3601.99%0.37%
Don Alejandro8.10%2,6002,648-1.81%-0.35%
Don Pedro0.75%241294-18.03%-3.71%
Doña Flavia8.14%2,6142,5293.36%0.63%
Doña Maxima4.57%1,4671,522-3.61%-0.70%
Mahagsay3.14%1,0091,242-18.76%-3.88%
Mahapag2.27%7306955.04%0.94%
Mahayahay2.48%7951,135-29.96%-6.55%
Muritula2.31%743769-3.38%-0.65%
Nuevo Trabajo5.84%1,8761,7258.75%1.61%
Poblacion5.65%1,8151,6539.80%1.80%
Policarpo1.51%486533-8.82%-1.74%
San Isidro2.51%807955-15.50%-3.16%
San Pedro3.80%1,2191,567-22.21%-4.67%
Santa Ines5.44%1,7481,45320.30%3.58%
Santa Rita0.94%301456-33.99%-7.60%
Santiago1.55%4994657.31%1.35%
Wegguam1.42%45740113.97%2.52%
San Luis Total32,10932,733-1.91%-0.37%
Historical population

The population of San Luis grew from 7,531 in 1970 to 32,109 in 2015, an increase of 24,578 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-0.37%, 10.21%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.37%, or a decrease of 624 people, from the previous population of 32,733 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 150
1970 May 67,531
1975 May 112,22610.21%
1980 May 112,7930.91%
1990 May 118,5213.77%
1995 Sep 121,9103.20%
2000 May 125,9013.65%
2007 Aug 130,4242.24%
2010 May 132,7332.70%
2015 Aug 132,109-0.37%
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The town center of San Luis is situated at approximately 8° 30' North, 125° 44' East, which has an elevation estimated at 15.1 meters or 49.4 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to San Luis are Bayugan, Butuan, Bislig, Cabadbaran, Malaybalay, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Talacogon, Esperanza, Prosperidad, La Paz, San Francisco, and Las Nieves. Its distance from the national capital is 850.52 kilometers (528.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 850.52 kilometers (528.49 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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