Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte

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Siayan
Municipality
Municipality of Siayan
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: 8°08′N 123°06′E / 8.13°N 123.1°E / 8.13; 123.1Coordinates: 8°08′N 123°06′E / 8.13°N 123.1°E / 8.13; 123.1
Country  Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 2nd District
Barangays 22 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Flora L. Villarosa
 • Electorate 18,967 voters (2016)
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
PSGC 097215000
IDD:area code +63 (0)65
Climate type tropical climate
Income class 2nd municipal income class
Website siayan.zamboangadelnorte.com

Siayan, officially the Municipality of Siayan, is a 2nd 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.

  • 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.
1970 9,193 —    
1975 13,913 +8.67%
1980 18,420 +5.77%
1990 24,314 +2.82%
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][6]

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. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Zamboanga del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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