Matag-ob, Leyte

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Matag-ob
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Matag-ob highlighted
Map of Leyte with Matag-ob highlighted
Matag-ob is located in Philippines
Matag-ob
Matag-ob
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°07′N 124°28′E / 11.117°N 124.467°E / 11.117; 124.467Coordinates: 11°07′N 124°28′E / 11.117°N 124.467°E / 11.117; 124.467
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 4th district of Leyte
Barangays 21
Area[1]
 • Total 104.40 km2 (40.31 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 18,373
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6532
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 083733000
Electorate 11,608 voters as of 2016
Website www.matag-ob-leyte.gov.ph

Matag-ob is a 4th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,373 people.[2]

In 1957 the barrios of Santo Rosario, Santa Rosa, Balagtas, San Vicente and Mabini were separated from the municipality of Palompon and constituted into Matag-ob.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Matag-ob is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[1]

  • Balagtas
  • Bulak
  • Cambadbad
  • Candelaria
  • Cansoso
  • Mansahaon
  • Masaba
  • Naulayan
  • Bonoy (Pob.)
  • Mansalip (Pob.)
  • Riverside (Pob.)
  • Talisay (Pob.)
  • San Dionisio
  • San Marcelino
  • San Sebastian
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Rosa
  • Santo Rosario
  • Jessie Pedrano
  • Imelda
  • Malazarte
  • San Guillermo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Matag-ob
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 9,226 —    
1970 9,474 +0.27%
1975 11,970 +4.80%
1980 16,401 +6.50%
1990 15,474 −0.58%
1995 17,333 +2.15%
2000 17,527 +0.24%
2007 16,764 −0.61%
2010 17,089 +0.70%
2015 18,373 +1.39%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [2][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 13 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Matag-ob in the Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  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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