Libertad, Misamis Oriental

Libertad, officially the Municipality of Libertad (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Libertad; Tagalog: Bayan ng Libertad), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 12,948 people. [3]

Libertad
Municipality of Libertad
Libertad Protected Area
Libertad Protected Area
Official seal of Libertad
Map of Misamis Oriental with Libertad highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Libertad highlighted
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Libertad is located in Philippines
Libertad
Libertad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°33′30″N 124°21′00″E / 8.5583°N 124.35°E / 8.5583; 124.35Coordinates: 8°33′30″N 124°21′00″E / 8.5583°N 124.35°E / 8.5583; 124.35
CountryPhilippines
RegionNorthern Mindanao
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
District 2nd district
FoundedJune 21, 1963
Barangays9 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLeonardo L. Uy Jr.
 • Vice MayorJed Christian Z. Sayre
 • RepresentativeJuliette T. Uy
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate25,336 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total22.47 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Elevation
59 m (194 ft)
Highest elevation
439 m (1,440 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total12,948
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Households
2,707
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence17.89% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱70,237,621.00 (2020)
 • Assets₱165,317,417.00 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱67,840,664.00 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱35,052,429.00 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityMisamis Oriental 1 Rural Electric Cooperative (MORESCO 1)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9021
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Native languagesCebuano
Binukid
Subanon
Tagalog
Websitewww.libertadmisor.gov.ph

Libertad is known for its Barungoy Festival and is also home to the Initao–Libertad Protected Landscape and Seascape which it shares with neighboring Initao municipality.

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Libertad is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.

  • Dulong
  • Gimaylan
  • Kimalok
  • Lubluban
  • Poblacion
  • Retablo
  • Santo Niño
  • Tangkub
  • Taytayan

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Libertad, Misamis Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
26
(79)
26
(79)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 271
(10.7)
217
(8.5)
193
(7.6)
178
(7.0)
344
(13.5)
423
(16.7)
362
(14.3)
358
(14.1)
329
(13.0)
320
(12.6)
322
(12.7)
260
(10.2)
3,577
(140.9)
Average rainy days 23.2 19.5 22.0 22.8 29.6 28.9 30.3 29.8 28.1 28.8 26.1 24.1 313.2
Source: Meteoblue [5]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Libertad
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 6,523—    
1975 7,309+2.31%
1980 7,770+1.23%
1990 8,487+0.89%
1995 9,258+1.64%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2000 10,231+2.17%
2007 11,038+1.05%
2010 11,586+1.78%
2015 12,354+1.23%
2020 12,948+0.93%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[6][7][8][9]

In the 2020 census, the population of Libertad, Misamis Oriental, was 12,948 people, [3] with a density of 580 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,500 inhabitants per square mile.

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Libertad | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2020). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Libertad: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  6. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Misamis Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  11. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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