Bacalon, Municipality of Magallanes, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityMagallanes
Postal code4705
Population (2015)650
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.8278, 123.8737

Bacalon is a barangay in the municipality of Magallanes, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 650. This represented 1.75% of the total population of Magallanes.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bacalon is 5 to 9, with 102 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 466
5 to 9102
10 to 1492
15 to 1971
20 to 2446
25 to 2936
30 to 3444
35 to 3946
40 to 4433
45 to 4930
50 to 5415
55 to 5912
60 to 6417
65 to 6910
70 to 7411
75 to 792
80 and over5
Total650

Historical population

The population of Bacalon grew from 418 in 1990 to 650 in 2015, an increase of 232 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.44%, or an increase of 47 people, from the previous population of 603 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
418
4782.54%
5362.49%
6041.66%
603-0.06%
6501.44%

Location

Bacalon is situated at approximately 12.8278, 123.8737, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 44.5 meters or 146.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bacalon 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.