Putiao, Municipality of Pilar, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityPilar
Postal code4714
Population (2020)2,237
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates13.0190, 123.7144 (13° 1' North, 123° 43' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.0 meters (55.8 feet)

Putiao is a barangay in the municipality of Pilar, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 2,237. This represented 2.95% of the total population of Pilar.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Putiao in the 2015 Census was 2,341 broken down into 473 households or an average of 4.95 members per household.

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Number of households in Putiao (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
1,7573365.23
1,8783375.57
2,1503945.46
2,0333825.32
2,3164435.23
2,3414734.95

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Putiao is 10 to 14, with 278 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 24 individuals.

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Population of Putiao by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1451.92%
1 to 41928.19%
5 to 923710.11%
10 to 1427811.86%
15 to 1926611.34%
20 to 242098.91%
25 to 291757.46%
30 to 341385.88%
35 to 391416.01%
40 to 441235.25%
45 to 491215.16%
50 to 541205.12%
55 to 59883.75%
60 to 64723.07%
65 to 69532.26%
70 to 74381.62%
75 to 79241.02%
80 and over251.07%
Total2,345100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 51.75
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 9.64
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 61.39
  • Median Age: 23.70

Historical population

The population of Putiao grew from 1,764 in 1990 to 2,237 in 2020, an increase of 473 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 0.99%, or a decrease of 108 people, from the previous population of 2,345 in 2015.

Population of Putiao (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,764
1,9161.56%
2,1582.58%
2,050-0.71%
2,3364.87%
2,3450.07%
2,237-0.99%

Location

Putiao is situated at approximately 13.0190, 123.7144, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.0 meters or 55.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Putiao shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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