About Us


SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROFILE

BACKGROUND
Historical:
Legal basis of its creation:
                Parliamentary Bill No. 1291
Meaning of the name, if any:
                Remedios T. Romualdez (RTR) – named after the late mother of Mrs. Imelda Romualdez Marcos
Political Subdivision:
No. of Congressional Districts: 2nd District of Agusan del Norte
No. of Barangays: 8 – Barangays



PHYSICAL FEATURES
Land Area: 8,147 hectares
Boundaries North: Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte
                South: Butuan City
                East: Sibagat, Agusan del Sur
                West: Magallanes, Agusan del Norte
Land Uses:
                      Area                      Percentage
Agricultural         4,945.00                 60.70%
Forest               2,223.26                 27.29%
Residential            168.75                   2.07%
Industrial              800.00                   9.82%
Others                  10.00                    0.12%
Topography:  Generally (flat, rugged, rolling hills, mountainous)
25% flat area on western part which suddenly rise to rolling and step hills to mountainous area on eastern side.
Major Rivers/Lakes/Mountains:                  Mountain Range:
Agay River/Mt. Malinhawod                       Mt. Hilong-hilong

SOCIAL SECTOR
Demography (2010-Census Survey)
Total Population: 15,684
Male-Female Ratio: 1:1.06
Population Density: 1.6 person/ha.
No. of Households: 3,256
Average Household Size: 5.4
Birth Rate: 26.8%
Death Rate: 3.9%
Religion and Culture
Major Denominations                    percentage
1. Roman Catholic                            75%
2. Aglipay                                        6%
3. Protestant                                    5%
4. Other Denominations                     14%
Dialects: Cebuano/Ilocano/Hiligaynon, etc.
Ethno-Linguistic groups: Manobo, Mamanwa
Health Sub-sector
Malnutrition Rate: 0.56%
Mortality Rate: 3.9%
Leading Causes of Morbidity:
1. Acute Respiratory Infections
2. Abscess Soft Infections
3. Skin Problem



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