Surigao del Sur population up by 1.12%
TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 8 (PIA) -- The population count for the period of 2000 to 2010 in Surigao del Sur increased by 1.12 percent, the National Statistics Office (NSO) here said.
In a written statement released by the NSO-Surigao del Sur provincial office, there is one person added per year for every 100 persons in the population.
As of the May 1, 2010 Census of Population and Housing, Surigao del Sur has a total population of 561,219. It was higher by 59,411 than the population count reported in year 2000.
According to NSO records, the total population in 1990 was 452,098, while it was 501,808 in 2000 census report.
Meanwhile, the NSO reported that there are approximately 123 persons occupying every square kilometer area on the average, if the latest total population were equally distributed to a provincial total land area of 4,552.2 square kilometer. This is higher by 13 persons compared to the figure reported in 2000. (RER/NGBT- PIA 13, Surigao del Sur)
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