Rosario, Agusan del Sur

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Rosario
Municipality
Official seal of Rosario
Seal
Map of Agusan del Sur with Rosario highlighted
Location within Agusan del Sur province
Rosario is located in Philippines
Rosario
Rosario
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°23′N 126°00′E / 8.38°N 126°E / 8.38; 126Coordinates: 8°23′N 126°00′E / 8.38°N 126°E / 8.38; 126
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Agusan del Sur
District 2nd district of Agusan del Sur
Barangays 11 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jose Cuyos
Area[2]
 • Total 385.05 km2 (148.67 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 46,683
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 24,946
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8504
IDD:area code +63 (0)85
Income class 2nd municipal income class
PSGC 160307000
Electorate 24,946 voters as of 2016
Website www.rosario.gov.ph

Rosario, officially the Municipality of Rosario (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Rosario; Filipino: Bayan ng Rosario), is a municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur in the Caraga (Region XIII) of the Philippines. The population was 46,683 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 24,946 registered voters.[4]

Rosario was historically part of San Francisco until June 21, 1969, when it became a separate municipality through Republic Act No. 5760.[5] The town was named after its patron saint Nuestra Senora del Rosario.

Geography[edit]

Rosario is located at 8°23′N 126°00′E / 8.38°N 126°E / 8.38; 126.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 385.05 square kilometres (148.67 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.85% of the 9,989.52-square-kilometre- (3,856.98 sq mi) total area of Agusan del Sur.

Barangays[edit]

Rosario is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
160307001 Bayugan 3 29.8% 13,922 11,159 4.30%
160307002 Cabantao 3.7% 1,723 1,446 3.39%
160307003 Cabawan 2.9% 1,357 1,216 2.11%
160307010 Libuac 6.6% 3,085 2,686 2.67%
160307011 Maligaya 3.7% 1,706 1,435 3.35%
160307004 Marfil 4.1% 1,914 2,070 −1.48%
160307005 Novele 5.8% 2,695 2,278 3.25%
160307006 Poblacion 11.0% 5,131 4,331 3.28%
160307007 Santa Cruz 18.5% 8,659 6,029 7.14%
160307008 Tagbayagan 4.5% 2,100 2,017 0.77%
160307009 Wasi-an 9.4% 4,391 3,613 3.78%
Total 46,683 38,280 3.85%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Rosario
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 291 —    
1970 7,885 +6.55%
1975 9,774 +4.40%
1980 12,443 +4.95%
1990 25,436 +7.41%
1995 26,836 +1.01%
2000 28,675 +1.43%
2007 31,293 +1.21%
2010 38,280 +7.61%
2015 46,683 +3.85%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Rosario had a population of 46,683.[3] The population density was 120 inhabitants per square kilometre (310/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 24,946 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 Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". 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. ^ "Republic Act No. 5760; An Act Creating the Municipality of Rosario in the Province of Agusan". The Corpus Juris. 21 June 1969. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Rosario, Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Province of Agusan del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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