Santa Josefa, Agusan del Sur

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Santa Josefa
Municipality
Map of Agusan del Sur with Santa Josefa highlighted
Location within Agusan del Sur province
Santa Josefa is located in Philippines
Santa Josefa
Santa Josefa
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°59′N 126°02′E / 7.98°N 126.03°E / 7.98; 126.03Coordinates: 7°59′N 126°02′E / 7.98°N 126.03°E / 7.98; 126.03
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 Symond O. Caguiat
Area[2]
 • Total 341.8 km2 (132.0 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 26,729
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 17,085
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8512
IDD:area code +63 (0)85
Income class 3rd municipal income class
PSGC 160310000
Electorate 17,085 voters as of 2016

Santa Josefa, officially the Municipality of Santa Josefa (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Santa Josefa; Filipino: Bayan ng Santa Josefa), is a municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur in the Caraga (Region XIII) of the Philippines. The population was 26,729 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,085 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Santa Josefa is located at 7°59′N 126°02′E / 7.98°N 126.03°E / 7.98; 126.03.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 341.8 square kilometres (132.0 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.42% of the 9,989.52-square-kilometre- (3,856.98 sq mi) total area of Agusan del Sur.

Climate[edit]

Santa Josefa is classified as Type II climate which has no dry season but with pronounced maximum rain period occurring from December to January.[5]

Climate data for Santa Josefa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
30.0
(86)
30.8
(87.4)
31.6
(88.9)
32.0
(89.6)
32.2
(90)
32.3
(90.1)
32.5
(90.5)
32.5
(90.5)
32.2
(90)
31.2
(88.2)
30.6
(87.1)
31.46
(88.63)
Average low °C (°F) 23.4
(74.1)
23.2
(73.8)
23.6
(74.5)
24.2
(75.6)
24.4
(75.9)
24.3
(75.7)
24.1
(75.4)
24.3
(75.7)
24.1
(75.4)
24.0
(75.2)
23.9
(75)
23.7
(74.7)
23.93
(75.08)
Average rainy days 24 21 20 19 16 16 14 14 14 17 17 21 213
Source: Storm247[6]

Barangays[edit]

Santa Josefa is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[7]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[8]
160310001 Angas 12.2% 3,271 3,119 0.91%
160310002 Aurora 9.9% 2,651 2,396 1.94%
160310003 Awao 8.4% 2,232 2,232 0.00%
160310010 Concepcion 3.9% 1,055 898 3.12%
160310011 Pag-asa 4.2% 1,122 923 3.79%
160310005 Patrocinio 8.4% 2,238 2,182 0.48%
160310006 Poblacion 18.6% 4,962 4,783 0.70%
160310007 San Jose 9.3% 2,486 2,315 1.37%
160310008 Santa Isabel 8.8% 2,363 2,293 0.57%
160310009 Sayon 9.8% 2,620 2,368 1.94%
160310004 Tapaz 6.5% 1,729 1,647 0.93%
Total 26,729 25,156 1.16%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Josefa
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 393 —    
1939 663 +2.52%
1948 835 +2.60%
1960 1,687 +6.03%
1970 3,601 +7.87%
1975 4,972 +6.68%
1980 6,604 +5.84%
1990 24,004 +13.78%
1995 21,190 −2.31%
2000 22,730 +1.52%
2007 24,972 +1.31%
2010 25,156 +0.27%
2015 26,729 +1.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][8][9][10]

In the 2015 census, Santa Josefa had a population of 26,729.[3] The population density was 78 inhabitants per square kilometre (200/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 17,085 registered voters.[4]

Economy[edit]

Santa Josefa's main products are rice and corn.[11]

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. ^ "Municipality of Sta. Josefa". Province of Agusan del Sur. Provincial Information Management Office (PIMO). Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Weather forecast for Santa Josefa". Storm247.com. StormGeo AS, Nordre Nøstekaien 1, N-5011 Bergen, Norway: StormGeo AS. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Municipal: Santa Josefa, Agusan del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  8. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  9. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 
  10. ^ "Province of Agusan del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "Sta. Josefa". Department of the Interior and Local Government - Region XIII - Caraga Administrative Region. 18 March 2013. Archived from the original on 12 April 2015. Retrieved 19 October 2016.