Julita, Leyte

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Julita
Municipality of Julita
Map of Leyte with Julita highlighted
Map of Leyte with Julita highlighted
Julita is located in Philippines
Julita
Julita
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°58′N 124°58′E / 10.97°N 124.97°E / 10.97; 124.97Coordinates: 10°58′N 124°58′E / 10.97°N 124.97°E / 10.97; 124.97
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
District2nd district of Leyte
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorPercival S. Caña
 • Vice MayorGerman J. Macaso
 • CongressmanLolita T. Javier
 • Electorate10,186 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total53.30 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total15,114
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6506
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)53.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog

Julita, officially the Municipality of Julita, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,114 people.[3]

Julita is 47 kilometers from Tacloban, the capital city of Eastern Visayas. It is located between the municipalities of Dulag and Burauen.

The municipality of Julita was created through presidential executive order 278 under President Elpidio Quirino. Agriculture is the main industry in the area, especially rice and coconut production. About 70% of the working population is engaged in agriculture. Most live below the poverty line, and many lack basic necessities of life.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Julita is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Anibong
  • Aslum
  • Balante
  • Bongdo
  • Bonifacio
  • Bugho
  • Calbasag
  • Caridad
  • Cuya-e
  • Dita
  • Gitabla
  • Hindang
  • Inawangan
  • Jurao
  • Poblacion District I
  • Poblacion District II
  • Poblacion District III
  • Poblacion District IV
  • San Andres
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santo Niño
  • Tagkip
  • Tolosahay
  • Villa Hermosa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Julita
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 9,112—    
1970 9,307+0.21%
1975 9,445+0.30%
1980 9,724+0.58%
1990 9,944+0.22%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 11,671+3.05%
2000 12,096+0.77%
2007 12,310+0.24%
2010 13,307+2.87%
2015 15,114+2.45%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Julita, Leyte, was 15,114 people,[3] with a density of 280 inhabitants per square kilometre or 730 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Julita, Leyte". "https://wordsimilarity.com". Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  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. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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