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History

The town got its name from the native word “KASIGURUHAN” which means safety.

Casiguran was founded in 1609.

Geography

The Sierra Madre Mountain range runs in the entire length of the municipality.

Casiguran has a peninsular strip land form called “Cape San Ildefonso”

Population

27,577 as of (cbms,2017)

Land Area: 715.43 sq. kms.

Casiguran is composed of 24 barangays.

Classification: Second class Municipality 

 Climate

Casiguran has two definite climate. Dry season is from March to July and rainy season from August to February. The best time to visit Casiguran is from end of March to early June when the ocean is calm.

 Indigenous People

The Agtas or Dumagat are the aborigine of Casiguran.

There are two civil reservations for the Agtas in the municipality.

 Distance

Casiguran is 120 kilometers away from Baler, Aurora.

 Peak Season

Holy Week

Town Fiesta (June 13)

Banks with ATM

Development Bank of the Philippines

Aurora Bank

 

 

 

Population Size and Growth Rate:

In 1609, the recorded population of Casiguran was 6,900 persons.  This was almost doubled in 1970 censual year when the population was recorded as 12,128, an increase of about 76% or .8% annual average rate of population change.  Young population with range 20 years old and below accounted for 6,479 persons or 29.9% of the municipality’s population.  While age range 21 to 64 years old accounted for individuals 14,585 or 65.5% and remaining 4.6% were old [population 65 years old and above.

In terms of population distribution by barangay, Brgy. Bianoan has the biggest number of population of 3,960 or 16% of the entire population of the municipality by this time.  The lowest population was found in Barangay 03 with 257 individuals. As of 2016 CBMS census, Casiguran has a total population of 27,577.

 

Historical Population Growth Rate

 

 

Years

 

Population

 

Decrease/

Increase

 

 

Municipal

Growth Rate

1960

6,900

   

1970

12,128

5,228

7.58

1975

11,670

(-458)

(-0.76)

1980

13,925

2,255

3.86

1990

18,268

4,343

3.12

1995

19,578

1,310

1.43

1999

23,205

3,627

4.63

2000

21,549

(-1,656)

(-7.14)

2002

22,326

777

1.80

2007

25,822

3,586

3.13

2011

27,833

2,011

2.51

2016

27,577

-256

- 2.01

 Source: Local Government Unit 2016

 Sex and Population Distribution and Number of Households

 

Casiguran has a total household population of 6,200. For urban areas, Barangay 03 has the least number of households with 64 numbers of households. It is followed by Barangay 04, also an urban barangay with 68 households.  Barangay 01 has the highest number of households with 192 followed Barangay 02 with 168 households.

For rural barangays, Barangay Ditinagyan has the least number of households with 131, followed by Barangay Calabgan with 140 households.  Barangay Bianoan has the highest number of households with 904 followed by Barangay Dibacong with 551 numbers of households.

 Population Distribution by Barangay

 

No.

 

Barangay

No. of

No. of

Population

Households

Families

Male

Female

Total

1

Brgy. 1

192

302

854

431

1,285

2

Brgy. 2

168

203

448

552

1,000

3

Brgy. 3

64

80

123

134

257

4

Brgy. 4

68

98

124

120

244

5

Brgy. 5

107

108

200

206

406

6

Brgy. 6

78

81

102

106

208

7

Brgy. 7

79

94

165

178

343

8

Brgy. 8

157

214

395

315

710

9

Bianoan

904

1,010

2,080

1,880

3,960

10

Calabgan

140

163

367

350

717

11

Calangcuasan

305

375

606

565

1171

12

Calantas

478

528

1,073

983

2,056

13

Cozo

410

444

802

1,001

1,803

14

Culat

287

331

654

593

1,247

15

Dibacong

551

559

1,091

1,140

2,231

16

Dibet

221

249

552

544

1,096

17

Ditinagyan

131

167

336

327

663

18

Esperanza

146

158

292

290

582

19

Esteves

412

442

947

854

1,801

20

Lual

381

475

916

920

1,836

21

Marikit

170

188

402

373

775

22

San Ildefonso

311

318

625

577

1,202

23

Tabas

224

243

551

500

1,051

24

Tinib

216

254

489

444

933

 

Total

6,200

7,084

14,194

13,383

27,577

Source: LGU

 

Population Density by Barangay

 

The table below was computed based on the total municipal land viz-a-viz the total municipal population.  However, if we are going to get the net or effective density of the municipality using the total alienable and disposable area against the total population, the municipality’s density is placed at .83 per  hectare.

POPULATION DENSITY BY BARANGAY

POPULATION DENSITY, 2016

 

BARANGAY

Population

Area (Has.)

Barangay 01

1,285

0.0859

Barangay 02

1000

0.1147

Barangay 03

257

0.0147

Barangay 04

244

0.0313

Barangay 05

406

0.0493

Barangay 06

208

0.0548

Barangay 07

343

0.0592

Barangay 08

710

0.1223

Barangay Bianoan

3,960

0.0202

Barangay Calabgan

717

54.1773

Barangay Calangcuasan

1 171

3.1946

Barangay Calantas

2, 056

10.7978

Barangay Cozo

1,803

83.8209

Barangay Culat

1,247

38.4215

Barangay Dibacong

2,231

52.8474

Barangay Dibet

1,096

70.1646

Barangay Ditinagyan

663

98.2508

Barangay Esperanza

582

4.5389

Barangay Esteves

1,801

7.8489

Barangay Lual

1,836

3.3246

Barangay Marikit

775

3.2957

Barangay San Ildefonso

1,202

53.1944

Barangay Tabas

1,051

155.9838

Barangay Tinib

933

74.1252

Total

27,577

714.5388


 

Labor Force and Dependency Ratio

CBMS gathered data shows demographic information that can be used to determine current needs and in the projection of population to establish future demands.

Dependency ratio will provide information as to the number of population gainfully employed, number of individuals that are not employed and proportion of population that is dependency on those who are economically active.  The table below will graphically illustrate the municipality’s dependency ratio.

Employment by sex, by Barangay

Barangay

number of members of the labor force

Employed members of the labor force*

Magnitude*

Proportion**

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

CASIGURAN

6976

4917

2059

6459

4623

1836

92.59

94.02

89.17

Barangay 1 (Pob.)

274

170

104

263

163

100

95.99

95.88

96.15

Barangay 2 (Pob.)

175

114

61

174

114

60

99.43

100

98.36

Barangay 3 (Pob.)

25

16

9

22

14

8

88

87.5

88.89

Barangay 4 (Pob.)

80

47

33

80

47

33

100

100

100

Barangay 5 (Pob.)

46

27

19

43

26

17

93.48

96.3

89.47

Barangay 6 (Pob.)

35

12

23

34

12

22

97.14

100

95.65

Barangay 7 (Pob.)

102

67

35

101

66

35

99.02

98.51

100

Barangay 8 (Pob.)

138

78

60

137

77

60

99.28

98.72

100

Calabgan

167

123

44

123

103

20

73.65

83.74

45.45

Calangcuasan

306

214

92

292

206

86

95.42

96.26

93.48

Calantas

600

411

189

576

394

182

96

95.86

96.3

Culat

302

231

71

293

223

70

97.02

96.54

98.59

Dibet

277

204

73

273

201

72

98.56

98.53

98.63

Esperanza

192

139

53

186

135

51

96.88

97.12

96.23

Lual

596

372

224

548

341

207

91.95

91.67

92.41

Marikit

198

143

55

192

138

54

96.97

96.5

98.18

Tabas

258

191

67

249

186

63

96.51

97.38

94.03

Tinib

245

179

66

231

168

63

94.29

93.85

95.45

Bianuan

1232

846

386

1017

736

281

82.55

87

72.8

Cozo

470

363

107

464

359

105

98.72

98.9

98.13

Dibacong

449

323

126

435

313

122

96.88

96.9

96.83

Ditinagyan

176

141

35

127

115

12

72.16

81.56

34.29

Esteves

387

308

79

360

291

69

93.02

94.48

87.34

San Ildefonso

246

198

48

239

195

44

97.15

98.48

91.67

*Employed members of the labor force. Labor force members includes all members 15 years old and above who are currently working or actively seeking for work.

**Number of Employed members of the labor force over total number members of the labor force

       
 

 Unemployment by sex, by Barangay

Barangay

number of members of the labor force

unemployed members of the labor force*

Magnitude*

Proportion**

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

CASIGURAN

6,976

4,917

2,059

517

294

223

7.41

5.98

10.83

Barangay 1 (Pob.)

274

170

104

11

7

4

4.01

4.12

3.85

Barangay 2 (Pob.)

175

114

61

1

0

1

0.57

0

1.64

Barangay 3 (Pob.)

25

16

9

3

2

1

12

12.5

11.11

Barangay 4 (Pob.)

80

47

33

0

0

0

0

0

0

Barangay 5 (Pob.)

46

27

19

3

1

2

6.52

3.7

10.53

Barangay 6 (Pob.)

35

12

23

1

0

1

2.86

0

4.35

Barangay 7 (Pob.)

102

67

35

1

1

0

0.98

1.49

0

Barangay 8 (Pob.)

138

78

60

1

1

0

0.72

1.28

0

Calabgan

167

123

44

44

20

24

26.35

16.26

54.55

Calangcuasan

306

214

92

14

8

6

4.58

3.74

6.52

Calantas

600

411

189

24

17

7

4

4.14

3.7

Culat

302

231

71

9

8

1

2.98

3.46

1.41

Dibet

277

204

73

4

3

1

1.44

1.47

1.37

Esperanza

192

139

53

6

4

2

3.13

2.88

3.77

Lual

596

372

224

48

31

17

8.05

8.33

7.59

Marikit

198

143

55

6

5

1

3.03

3.5

1.82

Tabas

258

191

67

9

5

4

3.49

2.62

5.97

Tinib

245

179

66

14

11

3

5.71

6.15

4.55

Bianuan

1232

846

386

215

110

105

17.45

13

27.2

Cozo

470

363

107

6

4

2

1.28

1.1

1.87

Dibacong

449

323

126

14

10

4

3.12

3.1

3.17

Ditinagyan

176

141

35

49

26

23

27.84

18.44

65.71

Esteves

387

308

79

27

17

10

6.98

5.52

12.66

San Ildefonso

246

198

48

7

3

4

2.85

1.52

8.33

*Unemployed members of the labor force. Labor force members includes all members 15 years old and above who are currently working or actively seeking for work.

**Number of unemployed members of the labor force over total number members of the labor force

       
                   

 

Municipality

number of Employed members of the labor force

Nature of employment*

 

Magnitude*

Proportion**

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

CASIGURAN

6,459

4623

1836

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   

Permanent

     

2097

1235

862

32.47

26.71

46.95

Short-term, seasonal or casual

     

3395

2634

761

52.56

56.98

41.45

Worked on different jobs on day to day or week to week

     

965

781

184

14.94

16.89

10.02

*Employed members of the labor force and their nature of employment.

           

**Number of employed by nature of employment over number employed members

         

Source: CBMS Census 2016

                 

 

Indigenous Peoples Population

 

The Municipality of Casiguran is host to indigenous communities of Agtas, Dumagats and Igorots. These IPs can be found in barangays Calabgan, Cozo, San Ildefonso and Tinib. There are two civil reservations for the Agtas in the municipality which are located in Barangay Calabgan with an area of 152.6 hectares while the one in Barangay Culat is 69 hectares, the total of which is 221 hectares. Based on the last count of the NCIP, the total number of families of Dumagat ranges to 315 while the Igorots has a total number of 111 families. Further, based on secondary data gathered, there is a concentration of one in Barangay Calantas, while a larger number of Dumagats are found in Barangay Calabgan.

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE (IP’S) CENSUS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CASIGURAN, AURORA

 

BARANGAY

TRIBES

NO. OF FAMILIES

TOTAL POPULATION

 

Calabgan

Agta

96

406

 
 

Igorot

31

122

 

Tinib:

Sitio Mainit

Agta

20

81

 

Dibacong:

Sitio Gumaninang

Agta

9

34

 

Calantas

Igorot

80

327

 

Culat:

Sitio Paraiso

Agta

23

84

 

Cozo:

Dipontian

Dimaguipo

Agta

Agta

65

30

269

107

 

San Ildefonso:

Sitio Dalugan

Disigisaw

Agta

Agta

30

42

112

144

 

Total

 

426

1, 686

 

         Source: NCIP 2016         

                        

In January to May 1998, the NCIP prepared Map indicating the ancestral domain claims by the IP’s in the DICADI area.  The area claimed by the IP’s is estimated to cover 91,872 has. Or 72% of the total land area of the three (3) municipalities of DICADI (Dinalungan, Casiguran and Dilasag).

These indigenous communities have immersed themselves with the general population were a peaceful co-existence is prevailing – where respect for customs and traditions between the IPs and the barangays population is observed.

 

People Ethnic Group:

The Agtas or Dumagats are the aborigine of the place. They are short and dark-skinned with kinky hairs.  They are nomadic and carefree with no permanent occupations.

In 1930’s, the government established schools for them where they can acquire elementary education, but they had no interest in learning.  Majority of these cultural minorities group still refuses to change their way of life.

 

Vision: “The Municipal Civil Registrar’s Office is a globally provider of finest civil registration products and services thru its honest and dedicated public servant with the highest degree of professionalism in serving the people and generating income for the municipality.”

Mission: “The Municipal Civil Registrar’s Office is the primary local government unit department that provides quality civil registration products and services in accordance with the existing laws and rules thus serving the people with all honesty and in the end contributing income to the municipality.”

APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSE

Who may avail of the service: Applicants 18 years old and above

What are the requirements:

1. Birth Certificate (not born in Casiguran)
2. CENOMAR (Certificate of No Marriage-optional)
3. Death Certificate (if widow)
4. Consent / Advice

Duration: 10 Calendar Days

How to avail of this service:

mcr1

REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGE

Who may avail of the service: Parents/relative/ Newlywed couple / Registrant

What are the requirements: Marriage Certificate

Duration: 10 minutes

How to avail of the service:

mcr2

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH

Who may avail of the Service: Parents/relative of the newly born/late registrant

What are the requirements:

Newly Born
Marriage Certificate of Parents
Residence Certificate
Late Registrant
Negative Certification from NSO
Baptismal Certificate
Valid ID’s with Birth Date and Birth Place
Duration: 38 minutes

How to avail of the service:

mcr3

REGISTRATION OF CERTIFICATE OF DEATH

Who may avail of the Service: Bereaved Family / Hospital Authority / Health Personnel
What are the requirements: Certificate of Death

Duration:12 minutes

How to avail of the service:

mcr4

ISSUANCE OF CERTIFIED TRANSCRIPTION

Who may avail of the Service: Any Interested applicant

What are the requirements:

NSO Negative Certificate

Duration: 23 minutes
How to avail of the service:

mcr5

FILING OF PETITION FOR CORRECTION OF CLERICAL ERROR/ CHANGE OF FIRST NAME

 

Who may avail of the Service: Document Owner / Parents / Nearest Kin
What are the requirements:

PSA Certificate , Baptismal Certificate, Elementary School Permanent Record / Other School Records , NBI Clearance , Police Clearance, Affidavit of unemployment/certificate of employment , Medical records , Certificate of Indigency / Official Receipt

Duration: 23 minutes
How to avail of the service:

mcr6

ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATE OF FINALITY

Who may avail of the Service: Document Owner / Parents / Nearest Kin

What are the requirements:

Certified Xerox copy of Affirmed Petition
Official Receipt (P 600)

How to avail of the service: 25 minutes

mcr7

 

 

Vision: “A society where a poor, vulnerable and disadvantage individuals, families and communities are empowered for a improved quality of life.”

Mission: “To provide intervention and opportunities that will uplift the living condition of the distressed disadvantaged individual, families, group and communities to enable them to become self-reliant and actively participate in National Development.”

Services:

ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATE OF INDIGENCY

What are the requirements:

1. Community Tax Certificate
2. Certification from Municipal Treasurer regarding no registered business
3. Certification from Municipal Assessor regarding non-Land Holdings

How to avail of the Service: 

mswdo1

 

 ISSUANCE OF SENIOR CITIZENS, SOLO PARENT, PERSON WITH DISABILITY ID

Who may avail of the Service: Senior Citizen, Solo Parent, Person with disability

What are the requirements: 1 pc. 1×1 picture

How to avail of the Service:

mswdo2

ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUAL/FAMILIES WITH EMERGENCY NEEDS

Who may avail of the Service: Disadvantage Sector

What are the requirements: Medical Abstract, Medical Certificate, Hospital Bill 

Duration: 30 minutes

How to avail of the Service:

 mswdo3

 

PROVIDE/ISSUANCE OF SOCIAL CASE STUDY REPORT

Who may avail of the Service: Disadvantage Sector

What are the requirements: Medical Abstract, Medical Certificate, Hospital Bill

How to avail of the Service:

mswdo4

 

ISSUANCE OF PURCHASE SLIP FOR MEDICINE AND GROCERY

Who may avail the service: Person ages 60 years old and above

What are the requirements? Senior Citizen ID card(New applicant), Used Purchased Slip/Booklet

Duration: 7 Minutes

mswdo5

 

PRE – MARRIAGE COUNSELLING

Who may avail the service : Couple who are about to or planning to be married

What are the requirements: Marriage expectation inventory

Duration: 4 Hours and 34 minutes

 mswdo6

 

 

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Children

a. Day Care Service Program

b. Provision of Manipulative and Learning Materials

c. Conduct of Day Care & SNP   Week Celebration

d. Conduct of Children’s Month Celebration

e. Annual Search for Most Child Friendly Barangay

f. Supplemental Feeding Program

g. Provision of Financial and Educational Assistance

h. Capability Building for ECCD provider

i. Day Care Center and home-based accreditation

Youth Program (Out of School Youth/ Pag-Asa Youth Association

a. Skill Development Training

b. Educational Assistance

c. Organization of PYA members and Officers

d. Bench-Marking Program

e. Provision of Seed Capital

f. Conduct Community Volunteerism

Program for Children In Need of Special Protection

a. Provision of transportation, medical and educational assistance

b. Provision of legal services and other court related activities

Women

a. Skills Development Training

b. Capacity Building

c. Livelihood Assistance ( Minimal Capital Assistance)

d. Conduct Women’s Month Celebration

Solo Parent

a. Provision of Solo Parent ID

b. Provision of Seed Capital

c. Provision of Financial Assistance

Person With Disability (PWD’s)

a. Livelihood Assistance

b. Provision of assistive devises ( crutches, wheelchair, cane)

c. capacity building

d. Participation on the National Disability Prevention and Rahabilitation Program

e. Celebration of Women’s Disability Week

f. Provision of Financial Assistance and Educational Assistance to SPED Class for Children with disability

Senior Citizen

a. Provision of Cash Assistance of 10,000.00 each centenarian

b. Provision of Financial, food, transportation and burial Assistance

c. Provision of Monthly Honoraria for Senior Citizen’s President

d. Provision of Social Pension (500.00 each)

e. Celebration of Valentine’s, Annual Evaluation Cum Christmas Party

f. Physical Wellness Activity

g. Capacity building for SC on caring support to sickly S.C.

h. Transportation allowance during regular monthly meeting

i. Facilitate regular quarterly meeting among barangay president

j. Conduct Filipino week Celebration

Crisis Intervention/ Quick Response

a. Disaster Relief assistance

b. Psycho-social intervention

c. Aid To individual in Crisis Situation (AICS)

         * Medical Assistance

         * Burial Assistance

         * Transportation Assistance

d. Food/ Cash for Work ( DSWD Counterpart for Special Projects )

Pre-Marriage Counselling

Program

a. Lecture on PMC ( Health, DA and MSWDO)

b. Provision of Supplies and Materials

Other Special Programs

a. Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino ( 4P’s)

b. Assistance to IP’s

c. Tugen Tuldo para sa mga aanak ng Agta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Services:

ISSUANCE OF SLAUGHTER PERMIT FOR LIVESTOCK

Who may avail of the Service: Butchers, meat vendors, dealers

What are the requirements: Certificate of Ownership / Transfer of Ownership
Police Clearance
Official Receipt – Slaughter Fee (MTO)
Duration: 15 minutes
How to avail of the Service:

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ISSUANCE OF ANIMAL TRANSPORT PERMIT

Who may avail of the Service: Butchers, meat vendors, dealers

What are the requirements: Certificate of Ownership / Transfer of Ownership
Police Clearance
Official Receipt – Animal Transport Fee (MTO)

Duration: 10 minutes

How to avail of the Service:

mao2

ISSUANCE OF MOTORIZED BANCA PERMIT

Who may avail of the Service: Owner of Motorized Banca

What are the requirements: 1. Brgy. Clearance
2.Fisherfolk Registration
3.Official Receipt –

Duration: 5 minutes

How to avail of the Service:

mao3

 

Subcategories

Fast Facts about Casiguran

 

History

The town got its name from the native word “KASIGURUHAN” which means safety.

Casiguran was founded in 1609.

Indigenous People

The Agtas or Dumagat are the aborigine of Casiguran.

There are two civil reservations for the Agtas in the municipality.

Distance

Casiguran is 120 kilometers away from Baler, Aurora.

Geography

The Sierra Madre Mountain range runs in the entire length of the municipality.

Casiguran has a peninsular strip land form called “Cape San Ildefonso”

Political Subdivision

The municipality is composed of 24 barangays.

Barangay Bianoan is the most populated barangay.


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