San Agustin, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
Barangay count13
Postal code8305
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)277.28 km2 (107.06 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,779
Density (2015)82 / km2 (213 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 45' North, 126° 13' East (8.7435, 126.2220)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.7 feet)

San Agustin is a coastal municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 277.28 square kilometers or 107.06 square miles which constitutes 5.62% of Surigao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,779. This represented 3.85% of the total population of Surigao del Sur province, or 0.88% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 82 inhabitants per square kilometer or 213 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Agustin has 13 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)
Bretania4.24%96684114.86%2.67%
Buatong8.06%1,8371,7574.55%0.85%
Buhisan5.66%1,2901,16211.02%2.01%
Gata11.53%2,6272,5722.14%0.40%
Hornasan14.61%3,3292,89614.95%2.69%
Janipaan4.53%1,03287418.08%3.21%
Kauswagan7.92%1,8051,61112.04%2.19%
Oteiza8.22%1,8731,66212.70%2.30%
Poblacion5.05%1,1511,0598.69%1.60%
Pong‑on3.27%74465513.59%2.46%
Pongtod6.42%1,4621,28613.69%2.47%
Salvacion10.94%2,4932,3277.13%1.32%
Santo Niño9.53%2,1701,95311.11%2.03%
San Agustin Total22,77920,65510.28%1.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Agustin for the fiscal year of 2016 was 93,840,535.16.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,498,746.85
201053,673,457.744.22%
201157,791,415.657.67%
201256,358,814.79-2.48%
201363,103,914.5911.97%
201471,913,441.2713.96%
201583,801,120.0516.53%
201693,840,535.1611.98%

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 San Agustin is 15 to 19, with 2,550 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 216 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1533
1 to 42,135
5 to 92,521
10 to 142,412
15 to 192,550
20 to 242,296
25 to 291,792
30 to 341,351
35 to 391,290
40 to 441,207
45 to 491,168
50 to 54950
55 to 59758
60 to 64597
65 to 69497
70 to 74286
75 to 79216
80 and over220
Total22,779

Historical population

The population of San Agustin grew from 7,100 in 1970 to 22,779 in 2015, an increase of 15,679 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.88%, or an increase of 2,124 people, from the previous population of 20,655 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,100
9,3095.59%
10,0241.49%
11,9821.80%
13,7682.64%
14,8451.63%
19,5463.87%
20,6552.03%
22,7791.88%

Location

The municipal center of San Agustin is situated at approximately 8° 45' North, 126° 13' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 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 Agustin are Tandag, Bayugan, Bislig, Butuan, Cabadbaran, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Marihatag, Lianga, Cagwait, Barobo, Bayabas, and San Miguel. Its distance from the national capital is 862.98 kilometers (536.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 862.98 kilometers (536.23 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,779, ranked 1,108 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 107.06 square kilometers, ranked 338 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 82 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,325 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.88%, ranked 613 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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