Mercedes, Municipality of Pilar, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityPilar
Postal code4714
Population (2015)948
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates13.0192, 123.7278

Mercedes is a barangay in the municipality of Pilar, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 948. This represented 1.27% of the total population of Pilar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mercedes is 15 to 19, with 136 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 479
5 to 9103
10 to 14130
15 to 19136
20 to 2486
25 to 2945
30 to 3449
35 to 3962
40 to 4453
45 to 4947
50 to 5435
55 to 5926
60 to 6425
65 to 6916
70 to 7410
75 to 7911
80 and over7
Total948

Historical population

The population of Mercedes grew from 655 in 1990 to 948 in 2015, an increase of 293 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.35%, or an increase of 109 people, from the previous population of 839 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
655
7081.47%
7380.89%
8431.85%
839-0.17%
9482.35%

Location

Mercedes is situated at approximately 13.0192, 123.7278, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 89.2 meters or 292.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mercedes 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.