HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2015 CENSUS RESULTS FOR THE MUNICIPALITY OF TUNGA
Total population of Tunga as of 2015 is 7,584
The municipality of Tunga has a total population of 7,584 as of August 1, 2015 based from the results of the 2015 Census of Population. It was higher by 1,068 persons as compared to 6,516 total count in 2010 and higher by 1,473 persons from its total count of 6,111 in 2000. It is the smallest municipality in Leyte in terms of population count in 2015.
Its population in 2015 comprised 0.4 percent of the total population of Leyte (excluding Tacloban City). It grew at the rate of 2.93 percent annually from 2010 to 2015, which is higher by 2.29 percentage point from its population growth rate in 2000 to 2010 of 0.64 percent. Among the 42 cities/municipalities of Leyte, Tunga posted as the 6th fastest growing municipality in terms of population in 2015.