San Pascual, Masbate

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San Pascual
Municipality
An sentro San Pascual Masbate.jpg
Map of Masbate with San Pascual highlighted
Map of Masbate with San Pascual highlighted
San Pascual is located in Philippines
San Pascual
San Pascual
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°08′N 122°59′E / 13.133°N 122.983°E / 13.133; 122.983Coordinates: 13°08′N 122°59′E / 13.133°N 122.983°E / 13.133; 122.983
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 1st district
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Zacarina A. Lazaro
Area[2]
 • Total 246.65 km2 (95.23 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 44,753
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5420
IDD:area code 56

San Pascual is a third class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines, located at the northernmost tip of Burias Island. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 44,753 people.[3] In addition to the northern part of Burias Island, the islands of Busing, Templo (or Iniwaran,) and another six very small unpopulated islands belong to the municipality.

Barangays[edit]

San Pascual is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Boca Chica
  • Bolod (Pob.)
  • Busing
  • Dangcalan
  • Halabangbaybay
  • Iniwaran
  • Ki-Buaya (Rizal)
  • Ki-Romero (Roxas)
  • Malaking Ilog
  • Laurente
  • Mabini
  • Mabuhay
  • Mapanique
  • Nazareno
  • Pinamasingan
  • Quintina
  • San Jose
  • Terraplin
  • Sta. Cruz
  • San Rafael
  • Makahoy
  • Cueva

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Pascual
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 976 —    
1918 1,988 +4.86%
1939 4,734 +4.22%
1948 6,960 +4.38%
1960 6,633 −0.40%
1970 25,297 +14.31%
1975 35,426 +6.99%
1980 38,630 +1.75%
1990 33,396 −1.45%
1995 34,705 +0.72%
2000 37,868 +1.89%
2007 41,736 +1.35%
2010 44,753 +2.57%
2015 46,674 +0.80%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]
Municipal hall of San Pascual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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