Poctol, Municipality of Pilar, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityPilar
Postal code4714
Population (2015)1,185
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.9935, 123.6898

Poctol is a barangay in the municipality of Pilar, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,185. This represented 1.59% of the total population of Pilar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poctol is 10 to 14, with 147 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 126
1 to 4116
5 to 9136
10 to 14147
15 to 19136
20 to 2499
25 to 2995
30 to 3480
35 to 3968
40 to 4457
45 to 4936
50 to 5447
55 to 5945
60 to 6434
65 to 6923
70 to 7416
75 to 7915
80 and over9
Total1,185

Historical population

The population of Poctol grew from 824 in 1990 to 1,185 in 2015, an increase of 361 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.32%, or an increase of 79 people, from the previous population of 1,106 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
824
819-0.11%
8651.18%
1,1193.61%
1,106-0.42%
1,1851.32%

Location

Poctol is situated at approximately 12.9935, 123.6898, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.8 meters or 81.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poctol 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.