Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Agusan del Sur
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
Cities1
Municipalities13
Barangays314
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)9,989.52 km2 (3,856.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)700,653
Density (2015)70 / km2 (182 / sq mi)

Agusan del Sur is a province in the Philippines situated in the Caraga region occupying the northeastern section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Prosperidad.

The province has a land area of 9,989.52 square kilometers or 3,856.98 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 700,653. This represented 26.98% of the total population of the Caraga region, 2.90% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.69% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 70 inhabitants per square kilometer or 182 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Agusan del Sur is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, and Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental.

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Local government units

Agusan del Sur has 13 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 314.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Bayugancity (CC)103,20299,3610.72%688.7715043
Bunawanmunicipality45,15137,4823.61%512.168810
Esperanzamunicipality54,80151,8971.04%1,355.484047
La Pazmunicipality28,21728,562-0.23%1,481.121915
Loretomunicipality42,50139,4741.42%1,462.742917
Prosperidadmunicipality, capital82,63176,6281.45%505.1516432
Rosariomunicipality46,68338,2803.85%385.0512111
San Franciscomunicipality74,54270,9860.94%392.5319027
San Luismunicipality32,10932,733-0.37%950.503425
Santa Josefamunicipality26,72925,1561.16%341.807811
Sibagatmunicipality30,44230,985-0.34%567.825424
Talacogonmunicipality38,37437,2240.58%405.259516
Trentomunicipality51,56547,1931.70%555.709316
Veruelamunicipality43,70640,4571.48%385.4511320
Agusan del Sur Total700,653656,4181.25%9,989.5270314

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Agusan del Sur for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,710,732,677.21.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009986,194,449.81
20101,029,288,031.054.37%
20111,122,117,504.649.02%
20121,113,886,036.38-0.73%
20131,223,957,072.299.88%
20141,376,863,164.1512.49%
20151,564,071,239.3713.60%
20161,710,732,677.219.38%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Agusan del Sur is 5 to 9, with 88,866 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4,166 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 117,147
1 to 474,928
5 to 988,866
10 to 1482,100
15 to 1970,241
20 to 2463,701
25 to 2955,817
30 to 3445,005
35 to 3939,302
40 to 4435,954
45 to 4933,455
50 to 5428,421
55 to 5922,699
60 to 6416,042
65 to 6910,746
70 to 747,137
75 to 794,926
80 and over4,166
Total700,653

Historical population

The population of Agusan del Sur grew from 93,677 in 1960 to 700,653 in 2015, an increase of 606,976 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 44,235 people, from the previous population of 656,418 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,077
20,0111.39%
34,9022.82%
37,5310.75%
93,6778.38%
174,6826.28%
213,2164.08%
265,0304.45%
420,7634.73%
514,7363.85%
559,2941.80%
609,4471.19%
656,4182.74%
700,6531.25%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Agusan del Sur as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (Agusan-Davao Section)
  • Daang Maharlika (Bayugan Rotunda)
  • Daang Maharlika (San Francisco Rotunda)
  • NRJ Cuevas-Bislig Road

Secondary Roads

  • Asuncion-San Isidro-Laak-Veruela Road
  • Butuan City-Talacogon-Loreto-Veruela-Santa Josefa Road
  • NJR Bah-Bah-Talacogon Road
  • NRJ Awa-Lianga Road
  • NRJ Cuevas-Sampaguita Road
  • NRJ Cuevas-Santa Josefa Road
  • NRJ San Francisco-Bahi-Barobo Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Agusan-Malaybalay Road
  • Bayugan-Esperanza Road
  • Butuan City-Pianing-Tandag Road
  • NRJ Bahbah-Talacogon By-Pass Road
  • NRJ Bayugan-Calaitan-Tandag Road
  • NRJ Bayugan-Esperanza Road
  • NRJ Pulanglupa-Santa Josefa Road
  • Pulanglupa-Santa Josefa Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 700,653, ranked 41 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 3,856.98 square kilometers, ranked 5 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 70 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 76 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 47 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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