Libertad, Antique

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Libertad
Municipality
Municipality of Libertad
Map of Antique with Libertad highlighted
Map of Antique with Libertad highlighted
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 Mary Jean Nicopior Te
 • Electorate 9,481 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 97 km2 (37 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 16,429
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5710
PSGC 060610000
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/libertad-antique/

Libertad, officially the Municipality of Libertad, (Kinaray-a: Banwa kang Libertad; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Libertad; Filipino: Bayan ng Libertad), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,429 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Libertad is located at 11°47′N 121°55′E / 11.78°N 121.92°E / 11.78; 121.92. It is the northernmost municipality of the province and is 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista, and is 78 kilometres (48 mi) from Kalibo, the capital of Aklan.

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.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
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.
1960 7,568 —    
1970 8,945 +1.68%
1975 9,176 +0.51%
1980 9,870 +1.47%
1990 11,049 +1.13%
1995 13,274 +3.50%
2000 12,955 −0.52%
2007 14,653 +1.71%
2010 15,669 +2.47%
2015 16,429 +0.91%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][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 electoral roll, it had 9,481 registered voters.[8]

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 Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Municipal: Libertad, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  7. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016.