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POPULATION AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE

The Municipality of Leyte has a population of 5,446 in an urban barangay and 35,193 aggregated population covering the 29 rural barangays, a total of 40,639 population based on the 2015 National Statistics Office census of population with an average household size of 4.92.

Table below shows Population composition by School-age, Dependent-age group and Sex

Labor Force Population by Sex and Employment Status

Population Density, Gross Density and Built-Up Density 2015

Household Population by Ethnicity and Sex

 

Ethnicity

Both Sexes

Male

Female

Total

35,151

18,022

17,129

Bikol/Bicol

4

1

3

Binukid/Bukidnon

1

1

-

Bisaya/Binisaya

880

453

427

Cebuano

10,540

5,446

5,094

Higaonon

1

1

-

Hiligaynon,Ilonggo

1

1

-

Ifugao

2

1

1

Ilocano

8

4

4

Kamigin/Kinamiging

2

-

2

Kankanai/Kankaney/Kankanaey

28

14

14

Kapampangan

40

25

15

Karay-a

2

-

2

Kiniray-a

1

-

1

Manobo/Ata-Manobo

8

4

4

Maranao

1

-

1

Masbateño/Masbatenon

6

2

4

Pangasinan/Panggalato

2

-

2

Sirigaonon

10

4

6

Tagalog

26

11

15

Tausug

7

4

3

Waray

23,580

12,049

11,531

Other Foreign Ethnicity

1

1

-

Source: NSO 2010 Census of Population & Housing