Julita, Leyte

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Julita
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Julita highlighted
Map of Leyte with Julita highlighted
Julita is located in Philippines
Julita
Julita
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°58′N 124°58′E / 10.967°N 124.967°E / 10.967; 124.967Coordinates: 10°58′N 124°58′E / 10.967°N 124.967°E / 10.967; 124.967
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Fiscal Percival Caña
Area[2]
 • Total 53.30 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,114
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6506
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 083725000
Electorate 10,186 voters as of 2016


Julita is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,114 people.[3]

Julita is 47 kilometers from Tacloban, the capital city of Eastern Visayas. It is located between the municipalities of Dulag and Burauen.

The municipality of Julita was created through presidential executive order 278 under President Elpidio Quirino. Agriculture is the main industry in the area, especially rice and coconut production. About 70% of the working population is engaged in agriculture. Most live below the poverty line, and many lack basic necessities of life.

Barangays[edit]

Julita is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Anibong
  • Aslum
  • Balante
  • Bongdo
  • Bonifacio
  • Bugho
  • Calbasag
  • Caridad
  • Cuya-e
  • Dita
  • Gitabla
  • Hindang
  • Inawangan
  • Jurao
  • Poblacion District I
  • Poblacion District II
  • Poblacion District III
  • Poblacion District IV
  • San Andres
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santo Niño
  • Tagkip
  • Tolosahay
  • Villa Hermosa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Julita
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 9,112 —    
1970 9,307 +0.21%
1975 9,445 +0.30%
1980 9,724 +0.58%
1990 9,944 +0.22%
1995 11,671 +3.05%
2000 12,096 +0.77%
2007 12,310 +0.24%
2010 13,307 +2.87%
2015 15,114 +2.45%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 3 August 2003. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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