Dancalan, Municipality of Bulusan, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityBulusan
Postal code4704
Population (2015)1,577
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.7699, 124.1379

Dancalan is a barangay in the municipality of Bulusan, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,577. This represented 6.89% of the total population of Bulusan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Dancalan is 5 to 9, with 179 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 136
1 to 4142
5 to 9179
10 to 14162
15 to 19162
20 to 24111
25 to 29110
30 to 34103
35 to 3976
40 to 4486
45 to 4999
50 to 5481
55 to 5962
60 to 6445
65 to 6950
70 to 7429
75 to 7919
80 and over25
Total1,577

Historical population

The population of Dancalan grew from 1,097 in 1990 to 1,577 in 2015, an increase of 480 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.92%, or an increase of 150 people, from the previous population of 1,427 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,097
1,2242.07%
1,3021.33%
1,3910.92%
1,4270.93%
1,5771.92%

Location

Dancalan is situated at approximately 12.7699, 124.1379, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.7 meters or 159.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Dancalan 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.