Socorro, Surigao del Norte

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Socorro
Municipality
Map of Surigao del Norte with Socorro highlighted
Map of Surigao del Norte with Socorro highlighted
Socorro is located in Philippines
Socorro
Socorro
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°38′N 125°57′E / 9.633°N 125.950°E / 9.633; 125.950Coordinates: 09°38′N 125°57′E / 9.633°N 125.950°E / 9.633; 125.950
Country Philippines
Region Caraga (Region XIII)
Province Surigao del Norte
District 1st district of Surigao del Norte
Established February 22, 1961
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Denia Taruc Florano
Area[2]
 • Total 114.45 km2 (44.19 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,314
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8516
IDD:area code +63 (0)86
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 166723000
Electorate 13,794 voters as of 2016
Website www.socorro.gov.ph

Socorro is a fourth class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. The municipal territory is contiguous with Bucas Grande Island. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,314 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Socorro is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Albino Taruc
  • Del Pilar
  • Doña Helene
  • Honrado
  • Navarro(Pob.)
  • Nueva Estrella
  • Pamosaingan (formerly Gardeña and part of Del Carmen)
  • Rizal (Pob.)
  • Salog
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz
  • Sering
  • Songkoy
  • Sudlon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Socorro
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 6,946 —    
1975 7,904 +2.63%
1980 10,267 +5.37%
1990 14,179 +3.28%
1995 15,208 +1.32%
2000 17,932 +3.60%
2007 18,833 +0.68%
2010 20,304 +2.77%
2015 22,314 +1.81%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Surigao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Surigao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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