Philippine City and Municipality Classes

Philippine Cities and Municipalities are classed into various classifications according to their income, averaged over the previous three years.

Provinces

Class  Average Annual Income
First P 450 M or more
Second P 360 M or more but less than P 450 M
Third P 270 M or more but less than P 360 M
Fourth P 180 M or more but less than P 270 M
Fifth P 90 M or more but less than P 180 M
Sixth Below P 90 M

Cities

Class  Average Annual Income
First P 400 M or more
Second P 320 M or more but less than P 400 M
Third P 240 M or more but less than P 320 M
Fourth P 160 M or more but less than P 240 M
Fifth P 80 M or more but less than P 160 M
Sixth Below P 80 M

Municipalities

Class  Average Annual Income
First P 55 M or more
Second P 45 M or more but less than P 55 M
Third P 35 M or more but less than P 45 M
Fourth P 25 M or more but less than P 35 M
Fifth P 15 M or more but less than P 25 M
Sixth Below P 15 M

 

Source:

Each Municipality is divided into a number of Barangays.
Each Barangay is divided into a number of Sitio’s.
Sitio’s may be further divided into Puroks.

There are 17 administrative regions of the Philippines.

8 of these are in Luzon.
3 are in Visayas.
6 are in Mindanao.

The Luzon regions are:

National Capital Region (NCR)
Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Ilocos Region (Region I)
Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Central Luzon (Region III)
CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Bicol Region (Region V)

The Visayas regions are:

Western Visayas (Region VI)
Central Visayas (Region VII)
Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)

The Mindanao regions are:

Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Davao Region (Region XI)
SOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Caraga (Region XIII)
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)

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