MUNICIPALITY OF LOAY

On the southern coast of Bohol is the municipality of Loay. It is located at the mouth of the Loboc river. This town was said to be established in 1740. In 1879, Loay had a population of 8,171. The population has 2 parts, the lower and the upper parts.

The lower part used to be called Canipa-an because of the presence of nipa swamps in this part of the town while the upper part is named Ibabao, being located on the plateau.

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

Mayor : ROSEMARIE L. IMBOY
Vice Mayor : PAULINO S. TEJANO
SB Members : JESCELO S. ADIONG
: ELEUTERIA S. TARE
: LEONIDES P. TIONGCO
: JACINTO S. PIQUERO SR.
: HERMES T. ENTERO
: MANUELITA M. ROMERO
: STEVEN B. LIM
: ANTONIO C. SUPANG
ABC President :
SK President :

Facts and Figures

Location : Southern Part of Bohol
Congressional District : 3rd District
Number of Barangays : 24 Barangays (15 Coastal barangays, 9 Inland barangays)
Income Classification : 5th( Per D.O. 24-97 )
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P34,626,276
Total Municipal Land Area : 4,685 Hectares
Timberland Area : 50 hectares (as of 2001)
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) :
Soil Cover : Hydrosol and Faraon, Sevilla, Loay,; Bolinao and Calape Clay
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Tocdog RB; Loboc RB; Tagbuane RB
Population : 15,881 (2007 NSO Census )
: 16,536 ( 2010 projected )
: 17,665 ( 2015 projected )
Average Population Growth Rate : 1.33% (2000-2007 NSO )
Total Number of Households : 2,385 ( 1995 Census )
Major Industries : Fishing, Farming
Literacy Rate : 97% (CY 1995)
Higher Education Institutions : None
Number of Secondary Schools : 2 (Barangays Poblacion Ubos and Hinawanan)
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 12
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : 96% Roman Catholics (CY 2001)
Main source of potable water : Groundwater extraction
Water Supply : L1 facilities serving 1,087 households
: L2 systems serving 452 households
: L3 systems serving 662 households
Portable Water Demand : 665 cubic meters per day (cum/d), CY 1998; 1,965 cum./d (CY 2030)
Estimated Groundwater Recharge :
Water Demand for Irrigation : none
Energization Status (as of CY 2000) : 24 (100%) Barangays Energized,; 4,244 Total Number of HH Served
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 2,315 (CY 1999)
Drainage and Sewerage System : none
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 5
Number of Hospital : none
Number of Municipality Health Centers : 1 located in the Poblacion
Number of Day Care Centers : 4
Carpable Areas : Tocdog Daku, Tocdog Ilaya, Botoc Occ., Villalimpia; (6 beneficiaries with a combined area of 0.429 Has.)
Total Road Length : 105.031 Kms. Total; (13.1National, 7.330 Provincial, 11.155 Municipal, 73.446 Barangay)
Total Number of Bridges : 6
Communication System : 1 Public Calling Office; Globe line connections
Official Website : www.loay-bohol.lgu.ph