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Santa Josefa, Agusan del Sur

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Santa Josefa
Municipality

Location within Agusan del Sur province

Santa Josefa
Location within the Philippines

Coordinates:

759N 12602ECoordinates:

Country

Philippines

Region

Caraga (Region XIII)

759N 12602E

Province

Agusan del Sur

District

2nd district of Agusan del Sur

Barangays

11 (see Barangays)

Government[1]
Type

Sangguniang Bayan

Mayor

Jann Roby R. Otero

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 class

PSGC

160310000

Santa Josefa, officially the Municipality of 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 election, it had 17,085 registered voters.[4]
Contents
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1Geography
o

1.1Climate

1.2Barangays

2Demographics

3Economy

4References

Geography[edit]
Santa Josefa is located at 759N 12602E.

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]

[hide]Climate data for Santa Josefa

Month

Average high C
(F)

Average low C
(F)

Average rainy
days

Jan

29.6
(85.3
)

23.4
(74.1
)

Feb

30.0
(86)

23.2
(73.8)

24

21

Mar

30.8
(87.4
)

23.6
(74.5
)

20

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

31.6

32.0

32.2

32.3

(88.9)

(89.6)

(90)

(90.1)

24.2

24.4

(75.6)

(75.9)

19

16

24.3
(75.7
)

16

24.1
(75.4)

Aug

32.5
(90.5
)

24.3
(75.7

14

14

Sep

Oct

32.5

32.2

(90.5)

(90)

24.1

24.0

(75.4)

14

Nov

31.2

Dec

30.6

31.46

(87.1)

(88.63)

23.9

23.7

23.93

(75.2)

(75)

(74.7)

(75.08)

17

17

21

213

(88.2
)

Source: Storm247[6]

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

PSGC

Barangay

Population
2015

% p.a.
2010

[3]

Year

[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%

PSGC

Barangay

Population
2015

% p.a.
2010

[3]

[8]

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%

26,729

25,156

+1.16%

TOTAL

Demographics[edit]
Population census of Santa Josefa
Year

Pop.

1990
1995
2000

24,004
21,190
22,730

% p.a.

Year

Pop.

% p.a.

2007
2.31% 2010
+1.52% 2015

24,972
25,156
26,729

+1.31%
+0.27%
+1.16%

Source: PSA[3][8][9]

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 election, it had 17,085 registered voters.[4]

Economy[edit]
Santa Josefa's main products are rice and corn.[10]