2018 Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC)

The Municipality of Bumbaran in the Province of Lanao del Sur is now Municipality of Amai Manabilang

Reference Number: 2018-111
Release Date: Friday, July 13, 2018

During the second quarter of 2018, the Municipality of Bumbaran in the province of Lanao del Sur was renamed as Municipality of Amai Manabilang per Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 316, series of 2014 and was ratified through a plebiscite on 07 April 2018.

With this update, the latest number of regions, provinces, cities, municipalities, and barangays in country remained the same as shown below:

Inter-levels As of 30 June 2018 As of 31 March 2017
Regions 17 17
Provinces 81 81
Cities 145 145
Municipalities 1,489 1,489
Barangays 42,044 42,044

The compilation of the PSGC is a collaborative effort of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and its Interagency Technical Working Group on Geographic Code (TWGGC). Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10625, the PSA is mandated to prescribe uniform standards and classification systems in the generation of government statistics to ensure harmonization and comparability of statistics in the country and at the international level.

The updated PSGC database and downloadable masterlist can be accessed at http://nap.psa.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp. 

For further inquiries, please contact representative from Statistical Classifications Division (SCD) of the Standards Service at telephone numbered (+632) 376-1928, telefax numbered (+632) 376-1867, or at s.decosto@psa.gov.ph and vonjericadona@gmail.com.

 

LISA GRACE S. BERSALES, Ph.D.
Undersecretary
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General

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