MUNICIPALITY OF CARMEN

Carmen is an interior town located near the center of the island. It used to be called “Imbaya” after the name of a brook in the community. The town used to be part of Bilar.

When it was made an independent municipality, it was changed to Carmen supposedly in honor of a woman who was said to be a popular figure in the community.

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

Mayor : TORIBIO, RICARDO FRANCISCO ASOTIGUE
Vice Mayor : BUDIONGAN, PEDRO JR. ESPEJO
SB Members : BIGAY, ROMEO JR. CARBONILLA
: TORREFRANCA, RAMONITO ABELLANEDA
: BUGA, SUSAN BUAYA
: PALGAN, DANILO DEQUIT
: RUBIA, FRANCISCO LAGROSA
: ESPEJO, GUILLERMO BANGCOY
: BINLOD, NATHANIEL OÑES
: SAMANTE, CARLITO SOSOTER
ABC President :
SK President :

Facts and Figures

Location : Central Part of Bohol
Congressional District : 3rd District
Number of Barangays : 29 barangay2
Income Classification : 2nd
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P73,391,676.00
Total Municipal Land Area : 24,804 hectares
Timberland Area : 7,178 hectares
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) : 17,626 hectares
Soil Cover : Batuan-Faraon Clay, Ubay Clay, Ubay Clay Loam, Bantog Clay, Calape Clay Loam
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Loboc RB, & Wahig-Inabanga
Population : 40,713 ( 2000 NSO Census )
: 43,153 ( 2007 NSO Census )
: 45,197 ( 2012 projected )
Average Population Growth Rate : .81% ( 2000-2007 NSO )
Total Number of Households : 8,562 ( 2007 Census )
Major Industries : Farming
Literacy Rate : 92 %
Higher Education Institutions : 1
Number of Secondary Schools : 8
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 2 Primary / 32 Elementary Schools
Number of Technical – Vocational School : 1
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply : Level 1 – 4,150 HH
: Level II – 3,126 HH
: Level III – 1,031 HH
Average day Demand : 1,464 cu. m. / day (CY 2010)
: 6,625 cu. m. / day (CY 2030)
Estimated Groundwater Recharge : 114,393 cu. m. / day
Water Demand for Irrigation : 15,833 cu.m. / day
Energization Status (as of 2010) : 29 (100%) Barangay Energized
: 8,083 (121%) HH connections
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : (CY 1990)
Drainage and Sewerage System : None
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 22
Number of Hospital : 1
Number of Municipal Health Center : 1
Number of Day Care Centers : 38
Carpable Areas : None
Total Road Length : 190.036 kms.
Total Number of Bridges : 5
Communication System : Cellsites: 2 – Globe
: 2 – Smart
: 1 – Sun Cellular
: 1 Public Calling Office (PLDT)
Official Website : www.carmen-bohol.gov.ph