Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Siayan
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Siayan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Siayan highlighted
Siayan is located in Philippines
Siayan
Siayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°08′N 123°06′E / 8.133°N 123.100°E / 8.133; 123.100Coordinates: 08°08′N 123°06′E / 8.133°N 123.100°E / 8.133; 123.100
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Norte
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Flora L. Villarosa
Area[2]
 • Total 494.75 km2 (191.02 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 34,989
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7113
Dialing code 65
Income class 2nd class

Siayan is a second class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 34,989 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Siayan is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Balok
  • Balunokan
  • Datagan
  • Denuyan
  • Diongan
  • Dumogok
  • Dumpilas
  • Gonayen
  • Guibo
  • Gunyan
  • Litolet
  • Macasing
  • Mangilay
  • Moyo
  • Muñoz
  • Pange
  • Paranglumba
  • Poblacion
  • Polayo
  • Sayaw
  • Seriac
  • Soguilon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Siayan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 24,314 —    
1995 27,950 +2.65%
2000 33,074 +3.67%
2007 34,588 +0.62%
2010 34,989 +0.42%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Economy[edit]

GMA 7 reporter Kara David did a documentary on the economic situation of Siayan. Poverty incidence in the town is 97.5% since 3 out of 4 earn an annual income of more than a dollar a year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 

External links[edit]