MacArthur, Leyte

MacArthur, officially the Municipality of MacArthur, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,211 people.[3]

MacArthur
Municipality of MacArthur
Map of Leyte with MacArthur highlighted
MacArthur
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°51′N 124°57′E
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
District2nd district of Leyte
Named forDouglas MacArthur
Barangays31 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
  TypeSangguniang Bayan
  MayorRudin T. Babante
  Vice MayorRene R. Leria
  CongressmanLolita T. Javier
  Electorate14,752 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
  Total57.57 km2 (22.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
  Total21,211
  Density370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Economy
  Income class5th municipal income class
  Poverty incidence36.34% (2015)[4]
  Revenue (₱)64,651,768.02 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6509
PSGC
IDD:area code+63(0)53
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websitewww.macarthur-leyte.gov.ph

Barangays

MacArthur is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Batug
  • Burabod
  • Capudlosan
  • Casuntingan
  • Causwagan
  • Danao
  • General Luna
  • Kiling
  • Lanawan
  • Liwayway
  • Maya
  • Oguisan
  • Osmeña
  • Palale 1
  • Palale 2
  • Poblacion District 1
  • Poblacion District 2
  • Poblacion District 3
  • Pongon
  • Quezon
  • Romualdez
  • Salvacion
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • San Pedro
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Isabel
  • Tin-awan
  • Tuyo
  • Doña Josefa
  • Villa Imelda

Demographics

Population census of MacArthur
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 10,647    
1970 11,486+0.76%
1975 12,433+1.60%
1980 12,780+0.55%
1990 13,159+0.29%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 16,645+4.50%
2000 16,844+0.26%
2007 17,608+0.61%
2010 18,724+2.26%
2015 21,211+2.40%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of MacArthur, Leyte, was 21,211 people,[3] with a density of 370 inhabitants per square kilometre or 960 inhabitants per square mile.

References

  1. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.


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