Dancalan, Municipality of Donsol, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityDonsol
Postal code4715
Population (2015)3,061
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.9212, 123.5847

Dancalan is a barangay in the municipality of Donsol, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,061. This represented 6.16% of the total population of Donsol.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Dancalan is 5 to 9, with 406 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 15 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 163
1 to 4308
5 to 9406
10 to 14383
15 to 19345
20 to 24251
25 to 29199
30 to 34200
35 to 39193
40 to 44167
45 to 49143
50 to 54112
55 to 5989
60 to 6468
65 to 6970
70 to 7432
75 to 7917
80 and over15
Total3,061

Historical population

The population of Dancalan grew from 1,518 in 1990 to 3,061 in 2015, an increase of 1,543 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.79%, or an increase of 272 people, from the previous population of 2,789 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,518
1,7532.73%
2,0313.21%
2,5022.92%
2,7894.03%
3,0611.79%

Location

Dancalan is situated at approximately 12.9212, 123.5847, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.6 meters or 84.0 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.