Balocawe, Municipality of Matnog, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityMatnog
Postal code4708
Population (2015)1,035
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.5882, 124.0404

Balocawe is a barangay in the municipality of Matnog, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,035. This represented 2.52% of the total population of Matnog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balocawe is 10 to 14, with 139 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 4107
5 to 9137
10 to 14139
15 to 19117
20 to 2482
25 to 2962
30 to 3444
35 to 3962
40 to 4462
45 to 4956
50 to 5426
55 to 5928
60 to 6432
65 to 6923
70 to 7416
75 to 7911
80 and over10
Total1,035

Historical population

The population of Balocawe grew from 681 in 1990 to 1,035 in 2015, an increase of 354 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.54%, or an increase of 80 people, from the previous population of 955 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
681
648-0.93%
7292.56%
8432.02%
9554.65%
1,0351.54%

Location

Balocawe is situated at approximately 12.5882, 124.0404, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 190.4 meters or 624.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balocawe 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.