Llorente, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
Barangay count33
Postal code6803
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)496.07 km2 (191.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,149
Density (2015)41 / km2 (105 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 25' North, 125° 33' East (11.4114, 125.5459)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.1 meters (36.3 feet)

Llorente is a coastal municipality in the province of Eastern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 496.07 square kilometers or 191.53 square miles which constitutes 10.64% of Eastern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,149. This represented 4.31% of the total population of Eastern Samar province, or 0.45% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 41 inhabitants per square kilometer or 105 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Llorente has 33 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Antipolo3.84%77469910.73%1.96%
Babanikhon0.36%73119-38.66%-8.88%
Bacayawan4.17%8408044.48%0.84%
Barangay 111.16%2,2481,76127.65%4.76%
Barangay 101.27%255276-7.61%-1.50%
Barangay 118.89%1,7911,798-0.39%-0.07%
Barangay 124.65%936987-5.17%-1.01%
Barangay 21.69%3413196.90%1.28%
Barangay 31.59%321362-11.33%-2.26%
Barangay 41.52%3063002.00%0.38%
Barangay 50.67%136163-16.56%-3.39%
Barangay 60.92%186222-16.22%-3.31%
Barangay 72.72%54946717.56%3.13%
Barangay 83.56%7177022.14%0.40%
Barangay 90.68%138181-23.76%-5.03%
Barobo4.97%1,00187614.27%2.57%
Burak2.02%40731927.59%4.75%
Can‑ato2.63%53045915.47%2.78%
Candoros2.77%55850410.71%1.96%
Canliwag1.47%2962834.59%0.86%
Cantomco1.70%3423187.55%1.39%
Hugpa1.47%29726412.50%2.27%
Maca‑anga1.46%29524022.92%4.01%
Magtino2.12%42836118.56%3.29%
Mina‑anod1.99%4003708.11%1.50%
Naubay5.28%1,0641,0540.95%0.18%
Piliw2.60%5235200.58%0.11%
San Jose3.43%692706-1.98%-0.38%
San Miguel4.52%910973-6.47%-1.27%
San Roque3.53%712734-3.00%-0.58%
So‑ong3.84%7747730.13%0.02%
Tabok4.55%9178409.17%1.68%
Waso1.95%39234712.97%2.35%
Llorente Total20,14919,1015.49%1.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Llorente for the fiscal year of 2016 was 114,069,031.11.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200964,103,205.01
201068,031,153.626.13%
201173,810,048.548.49%
201271,201,256.51-3.53%
201379,770,998.4812.04%
201490,180,244.0413.05%
2015103,251,945.7014.50%
2016114,069,031.1110.48%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Llorente is 10 to 14, with 2,433 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 302 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1394
1 to 41,602
5 to 92,237
10 to 142,433
15 to 192,285
20 to 241,709
25 to 291,379
30 to 341,166
35 to 391,030
40 to 441,026
45 to 49989
50 to 54856
55 to 59789
60 to 64616
65 to 69521
70 to 74480
75 to 79302
80 and over335
Total20,149

Historical population

The population of Llorente grew from 13,958 in 1960 to 20,149 in 2015, an increase of 6,191 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 1,048 people, from the previous population of 19,101 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,958
16,2911.52%
15,639-0.82%
19,0914.07%
18,278-0.43%
16,071-2.38%
19,3364.05%
18,257-0.79%
19,1011.66%
20,1491.02%

Location

The municipal center of Llorente is situated at approximately 11° 25' North, 125° 33' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.1 meters or 36.3 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Llorente are Borongan, Tacloban, Catbalogan, Ormoc, Baybay, and Calbayog. The nearest municipalities are Balangkayan, Maydolong, Hernani, General MacArthur, Quinapondan, and Salcedo. Its distance from the national capital is 607.44 kilometers (377.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 25.33 kilometers (15.74 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Tacloban, 61.59 kilometers (38.27 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S72°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 82.76 kilometers (51.42 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 111.94 kilometers (69.55 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S66°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 115.30 kilometers (71.64 miles) to the Southwest (S45°W)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 126.53 kilometers (78.62 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)

Distance from Manila: 607.44 kilometers (377.45 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,149, ranked 1,246 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 191.53 square kilometers, ranked 148 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 41 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,530 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 1,608 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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