MUNICIPALITY OF DUERO

This municipality lies in the southeastern part of Bohol. It was established as a regular municipality in 1862. It had a population of 5,352 in 1879. The oldest buildings in the locality are the church and the convent.The former was built in 1868. The elementary school building was constructed in 1910. Christianity was introduced in 1860 by a Spanish priest.

Municipal Officials: 2019 – 2021

Facts and Figures:

Mayor : Amparo, Conrada
Vice Mayor : Achacoso, Gillian
SB Members: : Acenas, Jesus
Betonio, Angelito
Bajao, Hernes
Sajonia, Ma. Rowena
Castino, Mansueto
Felisilda, Lauro
Abueva, Adaucta
Castino, Loreto
ABC President :
SK President :
Location : Southern Seaboard of Bohol
Congressional District : 3rd District
Number of Barangays : 21 Barangays (9- Coastal & 12- Inland Barangays)
Income Classification : 4th Class
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P 50,277,212.72 (2009)
Total Municipal Land Area : 5, 889, 6966 hectares (Source: LGU)
Timberland Area : NONE
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) : 2, 781.000 hectares
Soil Cover : Bolinao Clay, Annam Clay, Faraon Clay and Ubay Clay Loam
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Alihauan RB, Lumabay RB, Inabanga RB, Corouid RB
Population :

17, 254 (2007 Census)

17, 830 (2011 projected)

18, 867 (2020 projected)

Average Population Growth Rate : 0.08% (1990-1995 NSO)
Total Number of Households : 3, 502 (2007 census)
Major Industries : Farming, Fishing, Cottage Industry
Literacy Rate : 91.97%
Higher Education Institutions : NONE
Number of Secondary Schools : 3
Number of Technical – Vocational : NONE
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 11 Primary Schools, 8 Elementary Schools
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic (70.75%)
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply :

L1 Facilities – 17 DW, 270 SW, 3 ODW, 80 functional springs

L2 systems (9 brgys. have existing brgys waterworks system)

L3 systems (4 reservoirs serving 16 brgys.)

Average Day Demand (Projected) :

1,894 cum/d, (CY 2010) (BIWSSMP)

2,409 cu.m./d (CY 2030) (BIWSSMP)

Estimated Groundwater Recharge : 38, 785 cu.m./day (average) (SWECO)
Water Demand for Irrigation : 22, 680 cu.m./day, (SWECO) (11 existing CIS)
Energization Status (as of CY 1999) :

21 Barangays Energized

3,719 or 111% households served/connected

No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 2, 121 or 76% (CY 1990)
Drainage and Sewerage System : None
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 6
Number of Hospital : 1(Private)
Number of Municipal Health Center : 1
Number of Day Care Centers : 21
Carpable Areas 87, 464.90 hectares
Total Road Length 85.367 kilometers (Nat’l. Rd-7.382 kms, Prov’l. Rd-17.83 kms., Mun. Rd.-5.508 kms., Brgy. Rd-54.655 kms.)
Total Number of Bridges 14
Communication System

Public Calling Office: None

Cell sites: 2 (Smart & Globelines)

Official Website www.duero-bohol.gov.ph

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