Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC)

First Quarter 2022 PSGC Updates: Correction of the Names of Five Barangays

Reference Number: 2022-169

Release Date: Friday, April 29, 2022

During the first quarter of 2022, the names of five barangays in the Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC) masterlist were corrected based on the recommendations of the interagency Technical Working Group on Geographic Code (TWGGC) as follows:

Correct name

Old name

Legal Basis

1. Barangay San Isidro, Municipality of Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur

Pangi

Sangguniang Bayan Resolution No. 77 dated 16 August 1983

2. Barangay Maronquillo, Municipality of San Rafael, Bulacan

Maronguillo

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 14 October 2021

3. Barangay Cosocos, Municipality of Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur

Casocos

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 02 December 2021
4. Barangay Sta. Clara, Municipality of Santa Maria, Bulacan

Santa Clara

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 12 October 2021

5. Barangay Sta. Cruz, Municipality of Santa Maria, Bulacan Santa Cruz Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 12 October 2021

Notwithstanding these updates in the PSGC, the total number of local government units remained the same as shown in the table below:

Geographic-level Total Number (as of 31 December 2021)
Region 17
Province 81
City 146
Municipality 1,488
Barangay 42,046

The updated online PSGC database and masterlist can be accessed at https://psa.gov.ph/classification/psgc/.

The compilation and updating of the PSGC is a collaborative effort of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), and its interagency TWGGC composed of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Commission on Elections (COMELEC), National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), and the Land Management Bureau (LMB).

For further inquiries, you may contact the Statistical Classifications Division of the Standards Service with telefax number (+632) 8376-1867 and email addresses em.aquino@psa.gov.ph and v.adona@psa.gov.ph.

 

DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
Undersecretary
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General

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