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  Region VIII Leyte Biliran So. Leyte Samar E. Samar N. Samar Tacloban  Ormoc Calbayog 
DEMOGRAPHIC DATA                     
                   
Total Population (Census as of May 2000) 3,610,355 1,592,336 140,274 360,160 641,124 375,822 500,639 178,639 154,297 147,187
         Women                    
         Men                    
Household Population 715,025 322,527 27,907 72,894 124,255 94,410        
         Women                    
         Men                    
Projected Population                    
        Women                    
        Men                    
Population Density   278.7 252.5 207.6 114.7 86.6 143.1 1,770.50 332.3 163
Projected Total Fertility Rate                    
Estimated Crude Birth Rate                    
        Women                    
        Men                    
Estimated Crude Death Rate                    
        Women                    
        Men                    
Estimated Crude Rate of Natural Increase                    
                     
Number of Registered Marriages                    
       Number                    
       Rate                    
Estimated Infant Mortality Rate   57.8 - 63 67.1 65.8 66.5 42.1 43.6 39.6
Estimated Child Mortality Rate   25.3 - 29.1 32.5 31.3 31.8 15 16 19.6
Estimated Under-Five Mortality Rate   81.7 - 90.3 97.4 95.1 96.1 56.4 58.9 58.4
Estimated Maternal Mortality Rate   201.5 - 253 253.7 204.4 185.1 171.1 178.9 202.5
Projected Life Expectancy                    
      Women                    
       Men                    
Average Annual Population Growth Rate 1.51 1.13 1.28 2.73 1.82 0.79 2.11 1.41 1.49 2.83
  Region VIII Leyte Biliran So. Leyte Samar E. Samar N. Samar Tacloban Ormoc Calbayog
SOCIO-ECONOMIC DATA                     
                   
Labor Force, 2001 (in thousand)   1,048 91 224 390 244 295 127    
         Women   519 45 112 191 118 146 64    
         Men   529 46 112 199 127 149 64    
Labor Force Participation Rate (2001) 69.00% 71.30% 70.70% 61.70% 71.90% 65.90% 64.70%      
         Women 83.70% 59.00% 55.60% 42.90% 56.00% 47.50% 45.90%      
         Men 53.90% 83.70% 84.80% 80.40% 86.90% 81.90% 83.20%      
Visible Underemployment Rate 18.00% 18.60% 25.00% 18.50% 22.50% 19.50% 19.50%      
Unemployment Rate 8.60% 8.10% 10.50% 10.20% 8.00% 9.80% 8.80% 10.30%    
         Women 10.50% 8.50% 20.00% 16.70% 12.20% 7.10% 13.40% 11.80%    
         Men 7.40% 7.90% 5.10% 6.70% 5.80% 10.60% 6.50% 10.20%    
Simple Literacy Rate of the Household   90.60% - 91.90% 89.40% 96.30%        
    10 years old and over, 2001                    
         Women   92.30% - 93.60% 94.30% 96.10%        
         Men   88.90% - 90.40% 85.40% 96.50%        
Annual Per Capita Poverty Threshold                    
Poverty Incidence                    
        Family                    
Incidence of Malnutirtion                    
        Mild (1st degree0                    
        Moderate (2nd degree)                    
        Severe (3rd Degree)                    
Hospital Bed to Population Ratio                    
Health Center to Population Ratio                    
Brgy. Health Station to Population Ratio                    
Human Development Index                    
                     
                     
GEOGRAPHIC DATA                    
Total Land Area (sq. km.)   5,712.80 555.5 1,734.80 5,591.00 4,339.60 3,498.00 108.9 463.3 903
Number of Municipalities   41 8 18 25 23 24      
Number of barangays   1,641 132 500 951 597 569 138 110 157