San Luis, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (87 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 30' North, 125° 44' East (8.4964, 125.7364)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.1 meters (49.4 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,109. This represented 4.58% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 1.24% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 34 inhabitants per square kilometer or 87 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

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

Demographic profile of barangays
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,531
12,22610.21%
12,7930.91%
18,5213.77%
21,9103.20%
25,9013.65%
30,4242.24%
32,7332.70%
32,109-0.37%

Location

The municipal center of San Luis is situated at approximately 8° 30' North, 125° 44' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,109, ranked 879 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 366.99 square kilometers, ranked 21 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 34 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,580 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.37%, ranked 1,584 out of 1,634

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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