Caraga Marriages Registration: 2021

Reference Number: 

2022-013

Date Released: 

May 31, 2022

 

 

Number of marriages increased by 63.07 percent

 

In 2021, the reported number of registered marriages in Caraga Region totalled 11,133 or 63.07 percent higher compared with the previous year’s record of 6,827. Data below showed a declining trend of registered marriages from 2016 to 2021 wherein the lowest number of marriages was noted in 2020.

 

Source:  Philippine Statistics Authority, Vital Statistics Division – Preliminary Result as of 28 February 2022

Figure 1. Number of Registered Marriages, Caraga:  2016 - 2021

 

 

 

Highest occurrence of marriages posted in Surigao del Sur

 

Surigao del Sur recorded the highest number of registered marriages in 2021, which accounted for 3,043 or 27.33 percent of the region’s total marriages. It was followed by Agusan del Sur with 2,981 or 26.78 percent, and Surigao del Norte with 2,063 or 18.53 percent. These three (3) provinces comprised 72.64 percent of the total marriages in Caraga. Agusan del Norte and Butuan City registered 1,603 and 1,225, respectively, while Dinagat Islands posted the lowest number of registered marriages with 218 or a share of 1.96 percent.

 

Figure 2. Number of Registered Marriages by Province and Butuan City, Caraga: 2021

 

 

May and October recorded the most number of marriages 

 

Most of the marriages in 2021 occurred in the months of May with 1,161 and October with 1,145 with the same daily average of 37 marriages per day. This was followed by the months of July with 1,102 or an average of 36 marriages per day, and February with 1,078 or an average of 39 marriages per day. In contrast, the month of January showed the least number of marriages with only 701 or an average of 23 marriages per day, while the month of November posted 707 marriages ranking second among the months with least number of registered marriages.

 

Figure 3. Number of Registered Marriages, Caraga: January to December 2021

 

 

Surigao City recorded the most number of marriages among the component cities

 

With regards to marriage registration by component cities, the highest number of registered marriages in 2021 was noted in Surigao City with a total of 811. This was followed by Bislig City and Bayugan City with 627 and 547, respectively. Fourth in rank is Cabadbaran City with 400 marriages while Tandag City showed the lowest number of registered marriages with 320.

 

Figure 4. Number of Registered Marriages by Component City, Caraga: 2021

 

 

Municipality of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur had the most number of marriages

 

The Top 5 municipalities in Caraga with the most number of registered marriages in 2021 is shown in figure 5. The municipalities of Prosperidad and San Francisco, Agusan del Sur posted the highest number of marriages with a total of 350 and 348, respectively. It was followed by the Municipality of Barobo, Surigao del Sur with 296 while the Municipality of Buenavista, Agusan del Norte is relatively closer with 276. Ranked fifth is the Municipality of Trento, Agusan del Sur with 249.

 

Table 1. Number of Registered Marriages per Municipality, Caraga: 2021

Municipality

Registered Marriages

Municipality

Registered Marriages

  1. Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur (ADS)

 350

35. Cortes, SDS

 86

  1. San Francisco, ADS

 348

36. RTR, ADN

 79

  1. Barobo, Surigao del Sur (SDS)

 296

37. Gigaquit, SDN

 77

  1. Buenavista, Agusan del Norte (ADN)

 276

38. Jabonga, ADN

 76

  1. Trento, ADS

 249

39. General Luna, SDN

 75

6.       Esperanza, ADS

 219

40. Lingig, SDS

 74

7.       Tago, SDS

 215

41. San Jose, Province of

      Dinagats Ilands (PDI)

 72

8.       Lianga, SDS

 214

42. Madrid, SDS

 71

9.       San Miguel, SDS

 213

43. San Francisco, SDN

 68

10.   Las Nieves, ADN

 190

44. Placer, SDN

 62

11.   San Luis, ADS

 188

45. Magallanes, ADN

 57

12.   Nasipit, ADN

 187

46. Alegria, SDN

 52

13.   Tagbina, SDS

 187

47. Bacuag, SDN

 52

14.   Loreto, ADS

 186

48. Tubay, ADN

 51

15.   Rosario, ADS

 179

49. Marihatag, SDS

 51

16.   Veruela, ADS

 158

50. Malimono, SDN

 50

17.   Mainit, Surigao del Norte (SDN)

 154

51. Sison, SDN

 44

18.   Hinatuan, SDS

 139

52. Tagana-an, SDN

 43

       19. Cantilan, SDS

134  

53. Carmen, SDS

 41

20.   Sibagat, ADS

 133

54. Libjo (Albor), PDI

 37

21.   Santa Josefa, ADS

 132

55. Bayabas, SDS

 35

22.   Claver, SDN

 118

56. Pilar, SDN

 33

23.   Socorro, SDN

 114

57. Lanuza, SDS

 32

24.   Dapa, SDN

 111

58. San Isidro, SDN

 31

25.   San Agustin, SDS

 109

59. Loreto, PDI

 30

26.   Carrascal, SDS

 107

60. Basilisa (Rizal), PDI

 27

27.   Santiago, ADN

 106

61. Santa Monica, SDN

 24

28.   Talacogon, ADS

 99

62. Del Carmen, SDN

 23

29.   Bunawan, ADS

 97

63. Dinagat, PDI

 22

30.   La Paz, ADS

 96

64. Tubajon, PDI

 20

31.   Carmen, ADN

 93

65. Burgos, SDN

 14

32.   Tubod, SDN

 93

66. San Benito, SDN

 14

33.   Cagwait, SDS

 92

67. Cagdianao, PDI

 10

34.   Kitcharao, ADN

 88

68. Tubajon, PDI

 20

 

 

Table 2. Number of Registered Marriages, by Month, Caraga, by Province Including Butuan City: January to December 2021

Month

Surigao del Sur

Agusan del Sur

Surigao del Norte

Agusan del Norte

Butuan City

Dinagats Islands

Total

January

 143

 186

 145

 108

 108

 11

 701

February

 237

 309

 210

 215

 95

 12

 1,078

March

 189

 220

 132

 133

 111

 12

 797

April

 211

 232

 153

 146

 84

 20

 846

May

 279

 372

 228

 119

 122

 41

 1,161

June

 295

 253

 200

 146

 73

 12

 979

July

 304

 337

 197

 136

 115

 13

 1,102

August

 238

 219

 105

 87

 125

 23

 797

September

 377

 132

 177

 175

 89

 29

 979

October

 370

 319

 218

 106

 115

 17

 1,145

November

 144

 196

 176

 84

 86

 21

 707

December

 256

 206

 122

 148

 102

 7

 841

Total

 3,043

 2,981

 2,063

 1,603

 1,225

 218

 11,133 

 

Table 3. Number of Registered Marriages, by Month, Caraga, by City: January to December 2021

Month

Surigao

City

Bislig
City

Bayugan

City

Cabadbaran City

Tandag
City

Total

January

 61

 27

 23

 36

 18

            265

February

 78

 14

 63

 66

 55

            276

March

 57

 73

 36

 62

 19

            247

April

 79

 25

 32

 65

 17

            218

May

 98

 32

 60

 21

 36

            247

June

 65

 94

 38

 24

 20

            241

July

 55

 34

 79

 16

 31

            215

August

 41

 24

 55

 17

 14

            151

September

 63

 136

 37

 32

 46

            314

October

 87

 77

 42

 20

 16

            242

November

 84

 50

 37

 20

 14

            205

December

 43

 41

 45

 21

 34

            184

Total

 811

 627

 547

 400

 320

 

 

 

Explanatory Notes

 

Data presented in this release were obtained from the Certificates of Marriages (Municipal Form No. 97) that were registered at the Office of the City/Municipal Civil Registrars of Caraga Region and forwarded to the Philippine Statistics Authority. The information presented includes registered deaths from January to December 2021, preliminary as of 28 February 2022. 

 

 

Approved by:

 

 

 

(Sgd) ROSALINDA CELESTE-APURA, D.M.

Regional Director

Philippine Statistics Authority - RSSO XIII

Tel. No.: (085) 225-5219/ Telefax No.: (085) 815-4935

Email add: psacaraga_rsso13@yahoo.com

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