|Region||Central Visayas Region VII|
|District||2nd District of Bohol|
|Established||13 May 1970|
|• Type||Sangguniang Barangay|
|• Brgy Captain||Venerando Vallecera|
|• Brgy Council|
|• Total||589 ha (1,455 acres)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||370/km2 (960/sq mi)|
|• Voter (2013)||1,330|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)38|
The barangay's total land area is 589 hectares (1,460 acres). According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 2,193. In the 2013 electoral roll, it had 1,330 registered voters, meaning that 61% of the population are aged 18 and over.
Benliw celebrates its annual fiesta every 13 May in honor of their patron saint.
Located on the eastern part of the municipality, Benliw is bounded to the north by Sinandigan, to the south by San Vicente and Cagting, to the west by Imelda, and to the east by Bohol Sea. Benliw is 20 km (12 mi) from the town center, Poblacion.
People in the barangay are mostly fishermen who live by fishing, others by fish vending, and trading. Some are farmers who plant rice, corn, coconut, banana, vegetables, coffee, cacao, fruit trees, and root crops. Some have small lots of agricultural land.
There are seven puroks in the barangay overseen by the elected kagawads.
Facilities and Services
- Barangay Chapel
- Barangay Hall
- Barangay Health Center
- Barangay Stage
- Basketball Court
- Day Care Center
- Elementary School
- Tanod Outposts
- 7 Purok Kiosks
- Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- Project of Precincts for the 2013 Barangay Elections
- Saz, Efren B. (April 2007). "A Comprehensive Assessment of the Agricultural Extension System in the Philippines: Case Study of LGU Extension in Ubay, Bohol" (PDF). Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Retrieved March 14, 2015.