Biton, Municipality of Magallanes, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityMagallanes
Postal code4705
Population (2015)2,011
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.7597, 123.8610

Biton is a barangay in the municipality of Magallanes, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,011. This represented 5.43% of the total population of Magallanes.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Biton is 5 to 9, with 283 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4231
5 to 9283
10 to 14274
15 to 19209
20 to 24145
25 to 29144
30 to 34137
35 to 39118
40 to 44102
45 to 4990
50 to 5482
55 to 5951
60 to 6423
65 to 6935
70 to 7421
75 to 7910
80 and over13
Total2,011

Historical population

The population of Biton grew from 1,115 in 1990 to 2,011 in 2015, an increase of 896 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.28%, or an increase of 29 people, from the previous population of 1,982 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,115
1,3623.82%
1,5913.39%
1,9733.01%
1,9820.17%
2,0110.28%

Location

Biton is situated at approximately 12.7597, 123.8610, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.2 meters or 125.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Biton 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.