Prieto Diaz, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
Barangay count23
Postal code4711
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesAlbay Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)49.07 km2 (18.95 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,442
Density (2015)457 / km2 (1,184 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 2' North, 124° 12' East (13.0406, 124.1932)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.1 meters (20.1 feet)

Prieto Diaz is a coastal municipality in the province of Sorsogon.

The municipality has a land area of 49.07 square kilometers or 18.95 square miles which constitutes 2.32% of Sorsogon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,442. This represented 2.83% of the total population of Sorsogon province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 457 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,184 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Prieto Diaz has 23 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Brillante2.88%6476243.69%0.69%
Bulawan4.46%1,00283719.71%3.49%
Calao8.72%1,9561,7869.52%1.75%
Carayat3.24%728810-10.12%-2.01%
Diamante7.66%1,7181,5818.67%1.59%
Gogon7.54%1,6931,5856.81%1.26%
Lupi3.40%7647265.23%0.98%
Maningcay de Oro5.57%1,2491,2341.22%0.23%
Manlabong3.48%781793-1.51%-0.29%
Perlas1.86%4174052.96%0.56%
Quidolog3.98%8938426.06%1.13%
Rizal4.82%1,08186325.26%4.38%
San Antonio2.44%54848113.93%2.51%
San Fernando6.55%1,4691,482-0.88%-0.17%
San Isidro5.87%1,3181,2128.75%1.61%
San Juan3.18%7136873.78%0.71%
San Rafael2.85%640655-2.29%-0.44%
San Ramon2.67%59945232.52%5.51%
Santa Lourdes3.96%889959-7.30%-1.43%
Santo Domingo1.47%33128516.14%2.89%
Talisayan4.16%93378119.46%3.44%
Tupaz4.56%1,023409150.12%19.07%
Ulag4.68%1,0509896.17%1.15%
Prieto Diaz Total22,44220,4789.59%1.76%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Prieto Diaz for the fiscal year of 2016 was 61,385,927.49.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200934,757,457.33
201036,998,786.336.45%
201140,638,025.069.84%
201239,328,259.76-3.22%
201344,006,461.9511.90%
201449,061,823.8111.49%
201555,691,829.9113.51%
201661,385,927.4910.22%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Prieto Diaz is 5 to 9, with 2,665 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 275 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1500
1 to 42,192
5 to 92,665
10 to 142,627
15 to 192,262
20 to 241,884
25 to 291,559
30 to 341,415
35 to 391,235
40 to 441,097
45 to 491,052
50 to 54936
55 to 59839
60 to 64660
65 to 69551
70 to 74407
75 to 79275
80 and over286
Total22,442

Historical population

The population of Prieto Diaz grew from 10,407 in 1960 to 22,442 in 2015, an increase of 12,035 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.76%, or an increase of 1,964 people, from the previous population of 20,478 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,407
13,6252.67%
14,0060.55%
15,6032.18%
15,324-0.18%
18,1063.17%
18,9250.95%
19,7620.60%
20,4781.30%
22,4421.76%

Location

The municipal center of Prieto Diaz is situated at approximately 13° 2' North, 124° 12' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 20.1 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Prieto Diaz are Sorsogon City, Legazpi, Tabaco, Ligao, Iriga, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Gubat, Rapu-Rapu, Barcelona, Casiguran, Juban, and Bulusan. Its distance from the national capital is 387.43 kilometers (240.74 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 387.43 kilometers (240.74 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,442, ranked 1,126 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.95 square kilometers, ranked 1,330 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 457 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 396 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.76%, ranked 367 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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