Libas, Municipality of Sogod, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySogod
Postal code6606
Population (2015)1,876
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4225, 124.9632

Libas is a barangay in the municipality of Sogod, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,876. This represented 4.17% of the total population of Sogod.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Libas is 10 to 14, with 241 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 22 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 136
1 to 4165
5 to 9227
10 to 14241
15 to 19189
20 to 24119
25 to 29101
30 to 34117
35 to 39117
40 to 4496
45 to 4997
50 to 5490
55 to 5979
60 to 6463
65 to 6948
70 to 7445
75 to 7922
80 and over24
Total1,876

Historical population

The population of Libas grew from 1,271 in 1990 to 1,876 in 2015, an increase of 605 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.11%, or an increase of 11 people, from the previous population of 1,865 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,271
1,4121.99%
1,7024.09%
1,8391.07%
1,8650.51%
1,8760.11%

Location

Libas is situated at approximately 10.4225, 124.9632, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 466.4 meters or 1,530.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Libas 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.