Libertad, Municipality of Surallah, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalitySurallah
Postal code9512
Population (2020)15,364
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.3743, 124.7475 (6° 22' North, 124° 45' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level196.7 meters (645.3 feet)

Libertad, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Surallah, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 15,364. This represented 17.20% of the total population of Surallah.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Libertad in the 2015 Census was 15,532 broken down into 3,689 households or an average of 4.21 members per household.

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Number of households in Libertad (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
11,4502,1035.44
13,5652,6485.12
14,5053,1374.62
15,3883,4594.45
15,1623,5544.27
15,5323,6894.21

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Libertad is 10 to 14, with 1,567 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 156 individuals.

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Population of Libertad by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 12781.79%
1 to 41,1707.51%
5 to 91,5409.89%
10 to 141,56710.06%
15 to 191,4759.47%
20 to 241,4149.08%
25 to 291,2758.19%
30 to 341,0446.70%
35 to 391,1287.24%
40 to 441,0166.52%
45 to 499746.25%
50 to 548065.18%
55 to 596013.86%
60 to 644402.83%
65 to 692991.92%
70 to 742111.35%
75 to 791561.00%
80 and over1801.16%
Total15,574100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 44.78
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 8.32
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 53.1
  • Median Age: 26.35

Historical population

The population of Libertad grew from 11,463 in 1990 to 15,364 in 2020, an increase of 3,901 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 0.29%, or a decrease of 210 people, from the previous population of 15,574 in 2015.

Population of Libertad (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,463
13,6173.28%
14,5211.39%
15,3880.80%
15,203-0.44%
15,5740.46%
15,364-0.29%

Location

Libertad is situated at approximately 6.3743, 124.7475, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 196.7 meters or 645.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Libertad shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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