Polvorista, City of Sorsogon, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
CitySorsogon City
Postal code4700
Population (2015)602
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.9704, 124.0027

Polvorista, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in Sorsogon City, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 602. This represented 0.36% 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 Polvorista is 15 to 19, with 71 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 17
1 to 431
5 to 944
10 to 1463
15 to 1971
20 to 2457
25 to 2942
30 to 3441
35 to 3943
40 to 4437
45 to 4938
50 to 5424
55 to 5933
60 to 6431
65 to 6918
70 to 7412
75 to 794
80 and over6
Total602

Historical population

The population of Polvorista fell from 983 in 1990 to 602 in 2015, a decrease of 381 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.49%, or an increase of 73 people, from the previous population of 529 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
983
800-3.79%
594-6.18%
6781.84%
529-8.64%
6022.49%

Location

Polvorista is situated at approximately 12.9704, 124.0027, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.9 meters or 32.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Polvorista 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.