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Registered Live Births in Agusan del Sur: 2022

 

Most of the registered births occur in Prosperidad

In 2022, Agusan del Sur's registered live births reached 10,831, based on the place of occurrence. Among the city/municipalities, Prosperidad showed the most number of registered live births, totalling 3,419 births. On the contrary, Veruela reported the lowest figure at 87 births.

 

 

More male births than female are registered

It can be observed that more male births were recorded than females as shown in Figure 2. Prosperidad had the highest number of registered births for both sexes based on the place of occurrence, while the lowest record can be found in Veruela.

 

 

September has the most number of registered live births

Based on the month of occurrence, September had the highest number of record with 1,018 births as shown below while February showed the lowest with 809 births.

 

 

Most of the birth occurrences are medically attended

In Agusan del Sur, 88.44 percent, or most of the birth occurrences were attended by health professionals, while 10.60 percent of births involved traditional birth practices. The remaining 0.96 percent of births were attended by other individuals.

 

 

Eight out of 10 births occur at the health facilities

In 2022, 87.84 percent of births occurred at the health facilities, 12.11 percent of births occurred at home, while 0.05 percent occurred in other places.

 

 

Most of the birth occurrences in Agusan de/ Sur belong to mothers aged 25- 29 years

Shown in Figure 6 are the registered live births by age group of mothers according to the place of occurrence. Mothers aged 25-29 years recorded the highest count at 2,874births, followed by mothers aged 20-24 years at 2,827. Mothers aged under 15 years recorded 25 births, while those aged 15-19 years old showed 1,277 records.

 

 

Bayugan City has the highest number of registered births based on the usual residence of the mother

When in comes to birth registration based on the usual residence of the mother, Bayugan City has the highest record with 1,729 births, followed by Prosperidad and San Francisco with 1,323 and 1,292 births, respectively. Meanwhile, La Paz reported the lowest figure at 213 births.

 

 

More male births than females are tabulated based on usual residence of mother

In 2022, there were more males born than females based on the usual residence of the mother. Among the city/municipalities in the province, Bayugan City had the highest number of registered births for both sexes, while the La Paz recorded the lowest figures.

 

 

September has the most number of registered live births

The highest number of registered live births was observed in September, with 1,040 births based on the usual residence of the mother. While the lowest was recorded in February at 809.

 

 

Eight out of 10 birth occurrences are attended by health professionals

According to the usual residence of the mother, 88.64 percent of births were attended by health professionals, while 10.42 percent of births involved traditional birth practices and the remaining 0.94 percent were attended by others.

 

 

Most of the birth occurrences belong to mothers aged 25-29 years

Mothers aged 25-29 years recorded the highest number of registered births at 2,908, based on the usual residence of the mother. This was followed by mothers aged 20-24 years, 30-34 years, 15-19 years, 35-39 years, and 40-44 years. Mothers aged 45-49 years had 41 births, while those under 15 years had 26 births.

 

 

 

 

Explanatory Notes


Data presented in this release were obtained from the timely and late registered births at the Office of the City/Municipal Civil Registrars of Caraga Region and submitted to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the Provincial Statistical Office (PSOs). The information presented includes registration of births that occurred in Agusan del Sur from January to December 2022 based on data files received by the PSA-Vital Statistics Division from the PSOs and processed as of 31 July 2023.

 

 

Approved by:

 

 

(Sgd.) ROSALINDA C. APURA. D.M.
Regional Director
Philippine Statistics Authority - RSSO  XIII
Tel. No.: (085) 225-5219/ Telefax No.: (085) 815-4935
Email add: rssocaraga@psa.gov.ph

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