Leyte, Leyte

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Leyte
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Leyte highlighted
Map of Leyte with Leyte highlighted
Leyte is located in Philippines
Leyte
Leyte
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°22′N 124°29′E / 11.37°N 124.48°E / 11.37; 124.48Coordinates: 11°22′N 124°29′E / 11.37°N 124.48°E / 11.37; 124.48
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 3rd district of Leyte
Barangays 30
Government[1]
 • Mayor Victoria "Tingting" Salvacion-David
Area[2]
 • Total 181.26 km2 (69.98 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 40,639
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6533
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 083729000
Electorate 23,651 voters (2016)
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/leyte-mun/

Leyte is a 4th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 40,639 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Leyte is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Bachao
  • Baco
  • Bagaba-o
  • Basud
  • Belen
  • Burabod
  • Calaguise
  • Consuegra
  • Culasi
  • Danus
  • Elizabeth
  • Kawayan
  • Libas
  • Maanda
  • Macupa
  • Mataloto
  • Palarao
  • Palid I (Ilawod)
  • Palid II (Iraya)
  • Parasan
  • Poblacion
  • Salog
  • Sambulawan
  • Tag-abaca
  • Tapol
  • Tigbawan
  • Tinocdugan
  • Toctoc
  • Ugbon
  • Wague

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Leyte
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 6,918 —    
1918 11,214 +3.27%
1939 18,862 +2.51%
1948 20,559 +0.96%
1960 20,539 −0.01%
1970 23,670 +1.43%
1975 28,182 +3.56%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 29,288 +0.77%
1990 32,575 +1.07%
1995 34,126 +0.88%
2000 35,241 +0.69%
2007 35,478 +0.09%
2010 37,505 +2.04%
2015 40,639 +1.54%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Leyte was 40,639 people,[3] with a density of 220 inhabitants per square kilometre or 570 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d 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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