La Paz, Agusan del Sur

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La Paz
Municipality
Map of Agusan del Sur with La Paz highlighted
Location within Agusan del Sur province
La Paz is located in Philippines
La Paz
La Paz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°17′N 125°49′E / 8.28°N 125.81°E / 8.28; 125.81Coordinates: 8°17′N 125°49′E / 8.28°N 125.81°E / 8.28; 125.81
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Agusan del Sur
District 2nd district of Agusan del Sur
Barangays 15 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ambrosio O. Lim
Area[2]
 • Total 1,481.12 km2 (571.86 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 28,217
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 17,584
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8508
IDD:area code +63 (0)85
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 160304000
Electorate 17,584 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/lapazads/

La Paz, officially the Municipality of La Paz (Cebuano: Lungsod sa La Paz; Filipino: Bayan ng La Paz), is a municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur in the Caraga (Region XIII) of the Philippines. The population was 28,217 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,584 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

La Paz is located at 8°17′N 125°49′E / 8.28°N 125.81°E / 8.28; 125.81.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 1,481.12 square kilometres (571.86 sq mi)[2] constituting 14.83% of the 9,989.52-square-kilometre- (3,856.98 sq mi) total area of Agusan del Sur.

Barangays[edit]

La Paz is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
160304009 Angeles 2.9% 823 1,039 −4.34%
160304001 Bataan 6.7% 1,893 1,685 2.24%
160304002 Comota 5.8% 1,641 2,046 −4.11%
160304003 Halapitan 1.8% 508 639 −4.27%
160304010 Kasapa II 5.0% 1,398 1,391 0.10%
160304004 Langasian 4.4% 1,233 1,083 2.50%
160304011 Lydia 5.2% 1,465 1,579 −1.42%
160304005 Osmeña, Sr. 6.5% 1,827 1,553 3.14%
160304012 Panagangan 12.6% 3,549 3,319 1.28%
160304006 Poblacion 19.7% 5,563 4,977 2.14%
160304013 Sabang Adgawan 5.3% 1,505 1,667 −1.93%
160304007 Sagunto 5.9% 1,677 1,847 −1.82%
160304014 San Patricio 5.2% 1,476 1,358 1.60%
160304015 Valentina 6.9% 1,942 2,560 −5.12%
160304008 Villa Paz 6.1% 1,717 1,819 −1.09%
Total 28,217 28,562 −0.23%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of La Paz
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,144 —    
1995 23,044 +6.90%
2000 20,880 −2.09%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 25,214 +2.64%
2010 28,562 +4.64%
2015 28,217 −0.23%

In the 2015 census, La Paz had a population of 28,217.[3] The population density was 19 inhabitants per square kilometre (49/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,584 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Caraga". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: La Paz, Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Caraga". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Agusan del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Caraga". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011.