Liloan, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count24
Postal code6612
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSogod Bay [Bohol Sea], Surigao Strait
Philippine major island(s)Panaon, Leyte
Area (2007)50.30 km2 (19.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,981
Density (2015)477 / km2 (1,235 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 9' North, 125° 8' East (10.1581, 125.1253)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.0 meters (52.4 feet)

Liloan is a coastal municipality in the province of Southern Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 50.30 square kilometers or 19.42 square miles which constitutes 2.80% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,981. This represented 5.69% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.54% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 477 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,235 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Liloan has 24 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)
Amaga1.59%3823790.79%0.15%
Anilao4.52%1,0851,0572.65%0.50%
Bahay1.98%4754681.50%0.28%
Cagbungalon2.19%52446612.45%2.26%
Calian3.94%9449014.77%0.89%
Caligangan4.89%1,1731,0927.42%1.37%
Candayuman1.72%4123944.57%0.85%
Catig0.09%211723.53%4.11%
Estela4.08%9789117.35%1.36%
Fatima4.41%1,0571,186-10.88%-2.17%
Gud‑an1.47%35331910.66%1.95%
Guintoylan4.34%1,0401,0033.69%0.69%
Himayangan8.38%2,0091,8737.26%1.34%
Ilag5.67%1,3591,2855.76%1.07%
Magaupas3.58%859860-0.12%-0.02%
Malangsa2.35%563209169.38%20.76%
Molopolo3.66%8788621.86%0.35%
Pandan2.87%68860014.67%2.64%
Poblacion15.63%3,7493,6263.39%0.64%
Pres. Quezon3.18%7637570.79%0.15%
President Roxas2.74%6576294.45%0.83%
San Isidro4.13%9909672.38%0.45%
San Roque9.43%2,2622,2341.25%0.24%
Tabugon3.17%7607225.26%0.98%
Liloan Total23,98122,8175.10%0.95%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Liloan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 72,739,365.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,301,296.49
201045,120,631.929.25%
201147,907,909.186.18%
201245,990,958.67-4.00%
201349,472,412.277.57%
201455,662,988.7412.51%
201564,452,203.5415.79%
201672,739,365.9612.86%

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 Liloan is 10 to 14, with 2,690 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 316 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1419
1 to 41,822
5 to 92,629
10 to 142,690
15 to 192,559
20 to 241,998
25 to 291,656
30 to 341,391
35 to 391,440
40 to 441,304
45 to 491,343
50 to 541,173
55 to 59980
60 to 64763
65 to 69632
70 to 74516
75 to 79350
80 and over316
Total23,981

Historical population

The population of Liloan grew from 12,772 in 1960 to 23,981 in 2015, an increase of 11,209 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 1,164 people, from the previous population of 22,817 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,772
13,8820.82%
15,6392.42%
16,9231.59%
18,3830.83%
17,160-1.28%
19,8383.16%
22,2031.57%
22,8171.00%
23,9810.95%

Location

The municipal center of Liloan is situated at approximately 10° 9' North, 125° 8' East, in the island of Panaon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.0 meters or 52.4 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 Liloan are Maasin, Surigao City, Baybay, Ormoc, Tacloban, and Cabadbaran. The nearest municipalities are San Francisco, San Juan, Saint Bernard, Malitbog, Libagon, and Padre Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 666.00 kilometers (413.83 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 666.00 kilometers (413.83 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,981, ranked 1,065 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.42 square kilometers, ranked 1,317 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 477 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 372 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.95%, ranked 1,416 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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