Salcedo, Eastern Samar

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Salcedo
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Salcedo is located in Philippines
Salcedo
Salcedo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°40′E / 11.15°N 125.67°E / 11.15; 125.67Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°40′E / 11.15°N 125.67°E / 11.15; 125.67
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
District Lone district of E. Samar
Barangays 41
Government[1]
 • Mayor Melchor Llego Mergal (CDP)
 • Vice Mayor Maricris "Utay" Duran Fabillar (CDP)
Area[2]
 • Total 113.8 km2 (43.9 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,532
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6802
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Website www.salcedo-esamar.gov.ph

Salcedo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,532 people.[3]

History[edit]

In 1959, the sitio of Balud was converted into a barrio.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Salcedo is politically subdivided into 41 barangays.[2]

  • Abejao
  • Alog
  • Asgad
  • Bagtong
  • Balud
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 13 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 10 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 11 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 12 (Pob.)
  • Buabua
  • Burak
  • Butig
  • Cagaut
  • Camanga
  • Cantomoja
  • Carapdapan
  • Caridad
  • Casili-on
  • Iberan
  • Jagnaya
  • Lusod
  • Malbog
  • Maliwaliw
  • Matarinao
  • Naparaan
  • Seguinon
  • San Roque (Bugay)
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tacla-on
  • Tagbacan
  • Palanas
  • Talangdawan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Salcedo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 7,393 —    
1918 9,106 +1.40%
1939 13,237 +1.80%
1948 15,201 +1.55%
1960 16,766 +0.82%
1970 15,077 −1.05%
1975 14,877 −0.27%
1980 16,355 +1.91%
1990 16,597 +0.15%
1995 16,026 −0.65%
2000 16,971 +1.24%
2007 18,680 +1.33%
2010 19,970 +2.46%
2015 22,532 +2.32%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

The population of Salcedo, Eastern Samar, in the 2015 census was 22,532 people,[3] with a density of 200 inhabitants per square kilometre or 520 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". 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. ^ "R.A. No. 2095, An Act Converting the Sitio of Balud in the Municipality of Salcedo, Province of Samar, into a Barrio, to Be Known As the Barrio of Balud". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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