Mahatao, Batanes

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Mahatao
Municipality
Mahatao Church
Official seal of Mahatao
Seal
Map of Batanes showing the location of Mahatao
Location within Batanes province
Mahatao is located in Philippines
Mahatao
Mahatao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 20°25′N 121°57′E / 20.42°N 121.95°E / 20.42; 121.95Coordinates: 20°25′N 121°57′E / 20.42°N 121.95°E / 20.42; 121.95
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Batanes
District Lone District
Barangays 4 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor William A. Agsunod
Area[2]
 • Total 12.90 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 1,555
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 1,134
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3901
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Income class 6th class
PSGC 020904000

Mahatao, officially the Municipality of Mahatao (Filipino: Bayan ng Mahatao; Ilocano: Ili ti Mahatao), is a municipality in the province of Batanes in the Cagayan Valley (Region II) of the Philippines. The population was 1,555 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 1,134 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mahatao is located at 20°25′N 121°57′E / 20.42°N 121.95°E / 20.42; 121.95.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 12.90 square kilometres (4.98 sq mi)[2] constituting 5.89% of the 219.01-square-kilometre- (84.56 sq mi) total area of Batanes.

Barangays[edit]

Mahatao is politically subdivided into 4 barangays.[5] Hanib was corrected into Hañib by the Philippine Statistics Authority.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
020904001 Hañib 23.5% 365 372 −0.36%
020904002 Kaumbakan 27.3% 425 483 −2.41%
020904003 Panatayan 28.9% 449 416 1.46%
020904004 Uvoy (Poblacion) 20.3% 316 312 0.24%
Total 1,555 1,583 −0.34%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mahatao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 1,129 —    
1918 1,054 −0.46%
1939 1,238 +0.77%
1948 1,492 +2.10%
1960 1,242 −1.52%
1970 1,475 +1.73%
1975 1,476 +0.01%
1980 1,388 −1.22%
1990 1,724 +2.19%
1995 1,556 −1.90%
2000 1,895 +4.32%
2007 1,539 −2.83%
2010 1,583 +1.03%
2015 1,555 −0.34%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Mahatao had a population of 1,555.[3] The population density was 120 inhabitants per square kilometre (310/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 1,134 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: Batanes". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Mahatao, Batanes". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "I. Renaming and Corrections of Names". Philippine Statistics Authority. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Province of Batanes". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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