Mayorga, Leyte

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Mayorga
Municipality
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Map of Leyte with Mayorga highlighted
Map of Leyte with Mayorga highlighted
Mayorga is located in Philippines
Mayorga
Mayorga
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°54′N 125°00′E / 10.9°N 125°E / 10.9; 125Coordinates: 10°54′N 125°00′E / 10.9°N 125°E / 10.9; 125
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 2nd district of Leyte
Established 1954
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Valente O. Adolfo
Area[2]
 • Total 42.17 km2 (16.28 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 17,161
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6507
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 083735000
Electorate 11,754 voters (2016)

Mayorga is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 17,161 people.[3]

The town was created in 1954 from the barrios of Mayorga, Andres Bonifacio, Talisay, San Roque, Burgos, Liberty, Union, Ormocay, Wilson, and the southern portion of barrio of Cogon Bingcay which were then a part of Dulag.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Mayorga is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2] In 1957, the sitios of Picas, Guintulayan, and Bañgag were converted into barrios and renamed Santa Cruz, General Antonio Luna, and Calipayan, respectively.[5]

  • A. Bonifacio
  • Mabini
  • Burgos
  • Calipayan
  • Camansi
  • General Antonio Luna
  • Liberty
  • Ormocay
  • Poblacion Zone 1
  • Poblacion Zone 2
  • Poblacion Zone 3
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz
  • Talisay
  • Union
  • Wilson

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mayorga
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 8,386 —    
1970 8,729 +0.40%
1975 8,378 −0.82%
1980 9,750 +3.08%
1990 10,530 +0.77%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 11,073 +0.95%
2000 12,650 +2.90%
2007 13,807 +1.21%
2010 14,694 +2.29%
2015 17,161 +3.00%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Mayorga, Leyte, was 17,161 people,[3] with a density of 410 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,100 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 24 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. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Mayorga in the Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Mayorga, Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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