Balete, City of Sorsogon, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
CitySorsogon City
Postal code4700
Population (2015)2,684
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates13.0250, 124.0323

Balete is a barangay in Sorsogon City, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,684. This represented 1.60% of the total population of Sorsogon City.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balete is 10 to 14, with 289 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 39 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 149
1 to 4214
5 to 9284
10 to 14289
15 to 19281
20 to 24233
25 to 29197
30 to 34137
35 to 39193
40 to 44132
45 to 49130
50 to 54147
55 to 59105
60 to 6488
65 to 6963
70 to 7455
75 to 7948
80 and over39
Total2,684

Historical population

The population of Balete grew from 1,850 in 1990 to 2,684 in 2015, an increase of 834 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.92%, or an increase of 255 people, from the previous population of 2,429 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,850
1,9591.08%
2,4975.34%
2,5370.22%
2,429-1.57%
2,6841.92%

Location

Balete is situated at approximately 13.0250, 124.0323, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 28.9 meters or 94.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balete 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.