Poctol, Municipality of Bulusan, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityBulusan
Postal code4704
Population (2015)333
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.7574, 124.1366

Poctol, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Bulusan, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 333. This represented 1.46% of the total population of Bulusan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poctol is 10 to 14, with 41 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15
1 to 421
5 to 936
10 to 1441
15 to 1928
20 to 2419
25 to 2911
30 to 3418
35 to 3916
40 to 4420
45 to 4924
50 to 5426
55 to 5919
60 to 6415
65 to 6913
70 to 7414
75 to 792
80 and over5
Total333

Historical population

The population of Poctol fell from 392 in 1990 to 333 in 2015, a decrease of 59 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.48%, or a decrease of 47 people, from the previous population of 380 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
392
339-2.68%
3621.42%
331-1.23%
3805.15%
333-2.48%

Location

Poctol is situated at approximately 12.7574, 124.1366, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.8 meters or 22.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poctol 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.