PSGC Fourth Quarter 2020 Updates: Correction of Names of 10 Barangays

Reference Number: 

2021-083

Release Date: 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

During the fourth quarter of 2020, the names of 10 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 Camiling, Tarlac
Bancay 2nd a. Municipal Council Resolution No. 29 dated 21 March 1989
b. Barangay Resolution No. 08 dated 22 June 2015
c. Municipal Mayor Certification dated 14 August 2000
2. Barangay Selinog, City of Dapitan,
Zamboanga del Norte
Silinog a. City Mayor Certification dated 18 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 11 November 2020
3. Barangay Sicayab-Bucana,
City of Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte
Sicayab Bocana a. City Mayor Certification dated 18 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 06 November 2020
4. Barangay Tag-ulo,
City of Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte
Tag-olo a. City Mayor Certification dated 18 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 04 November 2020
5. Barangay Limbatong,
Municipality of Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur
Limabatong a. Sanggunian Bayan Certification dated 16 October 2020
6. Barangay Tulapok,
Municipality of Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur
Tulapoc a. Sanggunian Bayan Certification dated 16 October 2020
7. Barangay Cabayangan,
Municipality of Braulio E. Dujali, Davao del Norte
Cabay-Angan a. Municipal Mayor Certification dated 18 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 21 October 2020
8. Barangay Antequera,
Nabunturan, Davao de Oro
Antiquera a. Municipal Mayor Certification dated 19 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 05 November 2020
9. Barangay New Manay,
Maragusan, Davao de Oro
New Man-ay a. Municipal Mayor Certification dated 20 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 27 October 2020
10. Barangay Tupas,
Maragusan, Davao de Oro
Tupaz a. Municipal Mayor Certification dated 20 January 2021
b. Barangay Certification dated 27 October 2020

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

Geographic-level as of 31 December 2020
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). 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 at telefax number (+632) 8376-1867 or email at 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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