Pawala, Municipality of Donsol, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityDonsol
Postal code4715
Population (2020)261
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates13.0221, 123.5804 (13° 1' North, 123° 35' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level47.4 meters (155.5 feet)

Pawala is a barangay in the municipality of Donsol, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 261. This represented 0.52% of the total population of Donsol.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Pawala in the 2015 Census was 256 broken down into 56 households or an average of 4.57 members per household.

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Number of households in Pawala (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
236396.05
270515.29
314595.32
287545.31
292575.12
256564.57

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pawala is 10 to 14, with 42 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

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Population of Pawala by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 162.34%
1 to 43112.11%
5 to 92911.33%
10 to 144216.41%
15 to 192810.94%
20 to 24228.59%
25 to 29114.30%
30 to 34135.08%
35 to 39155.86%
40 to 44135.08%
45 to 49114.30%
50 to 5451.95%
55 to 5972.73%
60 to 64114.30%
65 to 6983.13%
70 to 7420.78%
75 to 7920.78%
80 and over0.00%
Total256100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 79.41
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 8.82
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 88.23
  • Median Age: 18.57

Historical population

The population of Pawala grew from 236 in 1990 to 261 in 2020, an increase of 25 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 0.41%, or an increase of 5 people, from the previous population of 256 in 2015.

Population of Pawala (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
236
2702.55%
3143.29%
287-1.23%
2920.63%
256-2.47%
2610.41%

Location

Pawala is situated at approximately 13.0221, 123.5804, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 47.4 meters or 155.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

Notes

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