No PSGC Update for the Third Quarter of 2020

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

There are no changes in the Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC) during the 3rd quarter of 2020. As such, the total number of regions, provinces, cities, municipalities, and barangays in the country remained the same with the PSGC updates as of 30 June 2020.

The latest number of regions, provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays is shown below:

Geographic-level As of 30 September 2020
Region 17
Province 81
City 146
Municipality 1,488
Barangay 42,046

Meanwhile, the old names of barangay/municipality/city/province previously displayed together with their new names are now in a separate column in the PSGC masterlist. The latest PSGC database and downloadable masterlist can be accessed at

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

For further inquiries, please contact the Statistical Classifications Division (SCD) of the Standards Service at telefax number (+632) 8376-1867 or at email addresses and


National Statistician and Civil Registrar General