No PSGC Updates for the First Quarter of 2021

Reference Number: 

2021-180

Release Date: 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

There are no changes in the Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC) during the 1st quarter of 2021. The latest number of regions, provinces, cities, municipalities, and barangays is shown below:

 

Geographic-level

as of 31 March 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 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 on Elections (COMELEC), National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), and the Land Management Bureau (LMB). 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.

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