Lajong, Municipality of Matnog, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityMatnog
Postal code4708
Population (2015)617
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.6160, 124.0745

Lajong is a barangay in the municipality of Matnog, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 617. This represented 1.50% of the total population of Matnog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lajong is 5 to 9, with 82 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 465
5 to 982
10 to 1476
15 to 1958
20 to 2439
25 to 2944
30 to 3435
35 to 3926
40 to 4419
45 to 4944
50 to 5424
55 to 5920
60 to 6416
65 to 6924
70 to 748
75 to 798
80 and over14
Total617

Historical population

The population of Lajong grew from 453 in 1990 to 617 in 2015, an increase of 164 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.32%, or an increase of 41 people, from the previous population of 576 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
453
4961.71%
5642.79%
6191.29%
576-2.59%
6171.32%

Location

Lajong is situated at approximately 12.6160, 124.0745, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.7 meters or 74.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lajong 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.