Julita, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count26
Postal code6506
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)53.30 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,114
Density (2015)284 / km2 (734 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 58' North, 124° 58' East (10.9729, 124.9621)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.4 meters (80.1 feet)

Julita is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 53.30 square kilometers or 20.58 square miles which constitutes 0.84% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,114. This represented 0.88% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.34% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 734 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Julita has 26 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)
Alegria2.83%42837015.68%2.81%
Anibong5.57%84276310.35%1.89%
Aslum2.04%30822536.89%6.16%
Balante2.26%34124439.75%6.58%
Bongdo5.18%7837277.70%1.42%
Bonifacio3.17%47939720.65%3.64%
Bugho1.55%23418625.81%4.47%
Calbasag7.65%1,1561,01913.44%2.43%
Caridad1.90%28725412.99%2.35%
Cuya‑e4.24%64143547.36%7.66%
Dita6.85%1,03690913.97%2.52%
Gitabla1.22%1851840.54%0.10%
Hindang4.17%63156711.29%2.06%
Inawangan2.25%34030511.48%2.09%
Jurao1.54%23216639.76%6.58%
Poblacion District I3.76%568615-7.64%-1.50%
Poblacion District II6.62%1,0019297.75%1.43%
Poblacion District III5.17%7827316.98%1.29%
Poblacion District IV7.18%1,08594914.33%2.58%
San Andres2.67%4043816.04%1.12%
San Pablo2.19%33124236.78%6.14%
Santa Cruz4.45%67252528.00%4.81%
Santo Niño7.69%1,1631,0936.40%1.19%
Tagkip1.17%177221-19.91%-4.14%
Tolosahay2.66%4023669.84%1.80%
Villa Hermosa4.01%60650420.24%3.57%
Julita Total15,11413,30713.58%2.45%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Julita for the fiscal year of 2016 was 53,889,315.74.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200929,231,332.09
201030,983,955.236.00%
201133,625,934.468.53%
201233,018,424.43-1.81%
201336,762,950.3811.34%
201442,221,714.7614.85%
201548,283,291.5714.36%
201653,889,315.7411.61%

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 Julita is 5 to 9, with 1,816 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 145 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1377
1 to 41,499
5 to 91,816
10 to 141,538
15 to 191,560
20 to 241,411
25 to 291,207
30 to 34953
35 to 39838
40 to 44674
45 to 49775
50 to 54692
55 to 59519
60 to 64392
65 to 69348
70 to 74217
75 to 79153
80 and over145
Total15,114

Historical population

The population of Julita grew from 9,112 in 1960 to 15,114 in 2015, an increase of 6,002 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.45%, or an increase of 1,807 people, from the previous population of 13,307 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,112
9,3070.21%
9,4450.30%
9,7240.58%
9,9440.22%
11,6713.05%
12,0960.77%
12,3100.24%
13,3072.88%
15,1142.45%

Location

The municipal center of Julita is situated at approximately 10° 58' North, 124° 58' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.4 meters or 80.1 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 Julita are Tacloban, Baybay, Ormoc, Borongan, Catbalogan, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Tabontabon, Burauen, Dulag, La Paz, Mayorga, and Dagami. Its distance from the national capital is 589.12 kilometers (366.06 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tabontabon, Leyte, 7.63 kilometers (4.74 miles) to the North (N2°E)
  • Burauen, Leyte, 7.54 kilometers (4.69 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Dulag, Leyte, 7.97 kilometers (4.95 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S74°E)
  • La Paz, Leyte, 9.08 kilometers (5.64 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Mayorga, Leyte, 9.11 kilometers (5.66 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)
  • Dagami, Leyte, 11.78 kilometers (7.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 589.12 kilometers (366.06 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,114, ranked 1,372 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.58 square kilometers, ranked 1,329 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 284 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 691 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.45%, ranked 7 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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