Matag-ob

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Matag-ob, officially the Municipality of 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.[3]

Matag-ob
Municipality of Matag-ob
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 / 11.12°N 124.47°E / 11.12; 124.47Coordinates: 11°07′N 124°28′E / 11.12°N 124.47°E / 11.12; 124.47
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
District4th district of Leyte
Barangays21 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMichael L. Torrevillas
 • Vice MayorBushi D. Torrevillas
 • CongressmanLucy Torres-Gomez
 • Electorate13,032 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total104.40 km2 (40.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total18,373
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence35.45% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)63,777,474.82 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6532
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog
Websitewww.matag-ob-leyte.gov.ph

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.[5]

BarangaysEdit

Matag-ob is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

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

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% 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%
YearPop.±% p.a.
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 [3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Matag-ob was 18,373 people,[3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Matag-ob in the Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-13. 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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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