Sorosimbajan, Municipality of Esperanza, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityEsperanza
Postal code5407
Population (2015)1,392
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.8363, 123.9738

Sorosimbajan is a barangay in the municipality of Esperanza, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,392. This represented 7.50% of the total population of Esperanza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sorosimbajan is 5 to 9, with 196 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 132
1 to 4145
5 to 9196
10 to 14186
15 to 19149
20 to 24112
25 to 2981
30 to 3481
35 to 3972
40 to 4462
45 to 4954
50 to 5445
55 to 5961
60 to 6448
65 to 6924
70 to 7420
75 to 7911
80 and over13
Total1,392

Historical population

The population of Sorosimbajan grew from 1,083 in 1990 to 1,392 in 2015, an increase of 309 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.19%, or an increase of 150 people, from the previous population of 1,242 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,083
1,1801.62%
1,1820.04%
1,164-0.21%
1,2422.39%
1,3922.19%

Location

Sorosimbajan is situated at approximately 11.8363, 123.9738, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.0 meters or 55.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sorosimbajan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.