Sibagat
Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
Barangay count24
Postal code8503
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)567.82 km2
(219.24 sq. mi)
Population (2015)30,442
Density (2015)54 per km2
(139 per sq. mi)
Coordinates8° 49' North, 125° 42' East
(8.8219 ° N, 125.6938 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
51.2 meters
(167.8 feet)
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Sibagat is a municipality in the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 567.82 square kilometers or 219.24 square miles which constitutes 5.68% of Agusan del Sur's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 30,442 representing 4.34% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 1.17% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 54 inhabitants per square kilometer or 139 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sibagat has 24 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Afga9.84%2,9953,151-4.95%-0.96%
Anahawan1.96%597639-6.57%-1.29%
Banagbanag2.22%677719-5.84%-1.14%
Del Rosario0.86%262284-7.75%-1.52%
El Rio4.81%1,4631,4431.39%0.26%
Ilihan3.47%1,0571,087-2.76%-0.53%
Kauswagan1.11%338378-10.58%-2.11%
Kioya2.09%635651-2.46%-0.47%
Kolambugan6.48%1,9741,981-0.35%-0.07%
Magkalape0.58%178264-32.58%-7.23%
Magsaysay3.18%9689343.64%0.68%
Mahayahay3.85%1,1721,429-17.98%-3.70%
New Tubigon3.66%1,1131,0991.27%0.24%
Padiay5.34%1,6271,5733.43%0.64%
Perez3.03%9231,055-12.51%-2.51%
Poblacion19.70%5,9985,8752.09%0.40%
San Isidro2.79%850955-10.99%-2.19%
San Vicente4.20%1,2781,08717.57%3.13%
Santa Cruz1.46%444492-9.76%-1.94%
Santa Maria2.37%7207042.27%0.43%
Sinai1.81%551621-11.27%-2.25%
Tabon‑tabon10.03%3,0532,9433.74%0.70%
Tag‑uyango2.23%6786445.28%0.98%
Villangit2.93%891977-8.80%-1.74%
Sibagat Total30,44230,985-1.75%-0.34%
Historical population

The population of Sibagat grew from 24,004 in 1990 to 30,442 in 2015, an increase of 6,438 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-0.34%, 3.05%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.34%, or a decrease of 543 people, from the previous population of 30,985 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 150
1970 May 60
1975 May 10
1980 May 10
1990 May 124,004
1995 Sep 128,1853.05%
2000 May 128,6850.38%
2007 Aug 130,0740.65%
2010 May 130,9851.09%
2015 Aug 130,442-0.34%
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The town center of Sibagat is situated at approximately 8° 49' North, 125° 42' East, which has an elevation estimated at 51.2 meters or 167.8 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 Sibagat are Bayugan, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Tandag, Gingoog, and Bislig. The nearest municipalities are Las Nieves, Esperanza, Remedios T. Romualdez, Magallanes, Prosperidad, and Buenavista. Its distance from the national capital is 819.18 kilometers (509.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 819.18 kilometers (509.02 miles) to the Northwest (N38°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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