Libertad, City of Escalante, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
CityEscalante
Postal code6124
Population (2015)2,604
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.7713, 123.4639

Libertad is a barangay in the city of Escalante, in the province of Negros Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,604. This represented 2.77% of the total population of Escalante.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Libertad is 10 to 14, with 320 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 157
1 to 4234
5 to 9312
10 to 14320
15 to 19251
20 to 24183
25 to 29168
30 to 34161
35 to 39144
40 to 44139
45 to 49150
50 to 54114
55 to 59108
60 to 6491
65 to 6967
70 to 7455
75 to 7931
80 and over19
Total2,604

Historical population

The population of Libertad fell from 2,689 in 1990 to 2,604 in 2015, a decrease of 85 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.19%, or a decrease of 169 people, from the previous population of 2,773 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,689
2,8290.96%
2,9570.95%
3,0350.36%
2,773-3.23%
2,604-1.19%

Location

Libertad is situated at approximately 10.7713, 123.4639, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.4 meters or 158.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

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