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: 2019 – 2021

Facts and Figures:

Mayor : Toribio, Jun
Vice Mayor : Bigay, Romeo Jr.
SB Members: : Unajan, Gigi
Sombrio, Jocelyn
Unajan, Camille
Toribio, Lelet Madam
Palaca, Michael Roy
Cajote, Paulo
Adlaon, Pinoy
Torrefranca, Norman
ABC President :
SK President :
Location : Central Part of Bohol
Congressional District : 3rd District
Number of Barangays : 29 barangays
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 : 0.81% ( 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 Technical – Vocational : 1
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 2 Primary / 32 Elementary Schools
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 CY 1999) :

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

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