The province of Agusan del Norte is classified as a 3rd class province based on DOF order # 23-08 effective July 28, 2008.
Classification of the 10 municipalities of the province range from 2nd to 5th class. Buenavista and Las Nieves are classified 2nd class municipalities; Jabonga and Nasipit are 3rd class municipalities; Carmen, Kitcharao, Magallanes, Santiago and Tubay are 4th class municipalities while RTR is classified as a 5th class municipality.
The city of Cabadbaran is classified as 5th class.
Expenditures by Service Areas
Total expenditures by service areas from 2005 – 2010 reached a total amount of
P 2,403,523,885.14 with the social services area getting the highest slice in the expenditure pie - 35.72% or P 858,476,503.98 - while the Legislative Policy Making area only got 7.27% or P 174,652,893.01.
Expenditures by service areas have been increasing are the 5 year period except in 2007 when total expenditure of service area decreased by P 20,572,328 from P 381,674,996.26 in 2006 to P 361,102,667.81 in 2007.
Internal Revenue Allotment
Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for Agusan del Norte from 2006 to 2010 reached a total of P 1,992,649.97. Data shows an increase in the amount of IRA per year.