Libertad, Antique

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Libertad
Municipality
Map of Antique with Libertad highlighted
Location within Antique province
Libertad is located in Philippines
Libertad
Libertad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°47′N 121°55′E / 11.78°N 121.92°E / 11.78; 121.92Coordinates: 11°47′N 121°55′E / 11.78°N 121.92°E / 11.78; 121.92
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 19 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Norberto P. Raymundo Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 97 km2 (37 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 16,429
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 9,481
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5710
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 5th class
PSGC 060610000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/libertad-antique/

Libertad, officially the Municipality of Libertad (Karay-a: Banwa kang Libertad; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Libertad; Filipino: Bayan ng Libertad), is a municipality in the province of Antique in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 16,429 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 9,481 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Libertad is located at 11°47′N 121°55′E / 11.78°N 121.92°E / 11.78; 121.92.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 97 square kilometres (37 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.55% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Barangays[edit]

Libertad is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
060610001 Barusbus 7.7% 1,270 1,069 +3.33%
060610002 Bulanao 2.3% 384 454 −3.14%
060610013 Centro Este (Poblacion) 6.7% 1,094 1,080 +0.25%
060610014 Centro Weste (Poblacion) 6.8% 1,120 1,104 +0.27%
060610004 Codiong 3.1% 517 475 +1.63%
060610003 Cubay 6.3% 1,037 968 +1.32%
060610005 Igcagay 3.3% 550 625 −2.40%
060610006 Inyawan 2.8% 454 433 +0.91%
060610007 Lindero 3.7% 608 542 +2.21%
060610008 Maramig 2.0% 321 315 +0.36%
060610010 Pajo 3.9% 648 576 +2.27%
060610011 Panangkilon 3.1% 505 419 +3.62%
060610012 Paz 4.1% 681 675 +0.17%
060610009 Pucio 4.0% 661 574 +2.72%
060610015 San Roque 6.5% 1,076 1,089 −0.23%
060610018 Taboc 7.7% 1,273 1,263 +0.15%
060610016 Tinigbas 6.8% 1,120 1,027 +1.66%
060610017 Tinindugan 2.3% 371 381 −0.51%
060610019 Union 16.7% 2,739 2,600 +1.00%
Total 16,429 15,669 +0.91%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Libertad
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,049 —    
1995 13,274 +3.50%
2000 12,955 −0.52%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 14,653 +1.71%
2010 15,669 +2.47%
2015 16,429 +0.91%
Source: PSA[3][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Libertad had a population of 16,429.[3] The population density was 170 inhabitants per square kilometre (440/sq mi).

In the 2016 election, it had 9,481 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Region VI (WESTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Libertad, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Region VI (WESTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Region VI (WESTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.