Bulawan, Municipality of Irosin, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityIrosin
Postal code4707
Population (2015)1,149
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.7277, 123.9696

Bulawan is a barangay in the municipality of Irosin, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,149. This represented 2.03% of the total population of Irosin.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bulawan is 10 to 14, with 151 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133
1 to 4136
5 to 9150
10 to 14151
15 to 19114
20 to 2484
25 to 2983
30 to 3469
35 to 3974
40 to 4458
45 to 4954
50 to 5438
55 to 5930
60 to 6431
65 to 6912
70 to 7414
75 to 798
80 and over10
Total1,149

Historical population

The population of Bulawan grew from 588 in 1990 to 1,149 in 2015, an increase of 561 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.97%, or an increase of 112 people, from the previous population of 1,037 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
588
7534.74%
8211.87%
8861.06%
1,0375.90%
1,1491.97%

Location

Bulawan is situated at approximately 12.7277, 123.9696, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.1 meters or 102.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bulawan 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.