Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte

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Siayan
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Siayan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Siayan highlighted
Siayan is located in Philippines
Siayan
Siayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°08′N 123°06′E / 8.133°N 123.100°E / 8.133; 123.100Coordinates: 08°08′N 123°06′E / 8.133°N 123.100°E / 8.133; 123.100
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Norte
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Flora L. Villarosa
Area[2]
 • Total 494.75 km2 (191.02 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 34,966
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7113
Dialing code +63 (0)65
Income class 2nd municipal income class
PSGC 097215000
Electorate 18,967 voters as of 2016
Website siayan.zamboangadelnorte.com

Siayan is a second class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,966 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Siayan is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Balok
  • Balunokan
  • Datagan
  • Denuyan
  • Diongan
  • Dumogok
  • Dumpilas
  • Gonayen
  • Guibo
  • Gunyan
  • Litolet
  • Macasing
  • Mangilay
  • Moyo
  • Muñoz
  • Pange
  • Paranglumba
  • Poblacion
  • Polayo
  • Sayaw
  • Seriac
  • Soguilon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Siayan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 24,314 —    
1995 27,950 +2.65%
2000 33,074 +3.67%
2007 34,588 +0.62%
2010 34,989 +0.42%
2015 34,966 −0.01%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

Economy[edit]

GMA 7 reporter Kara David did a documentary on the economic situation of Siayan. Poverty incidence in the town is 97.5% since 3 out of 4 earn an annual income of more than a dollar a year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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