Sorsogon, Municipality of Malabuyoc, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
MunicipalityMalabuyoc
Postal code6029
Population (2015)1,015
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Coordinates9.6593, 123.3497

Sorsogon, formerly Balimaya, is a barangay in the municipality of Malabuyoc, in the province of Cebu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,015. This represented 5.24% of the total population of Malabuyoc.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Sorsogon is 10 to 14, with 124 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 485
5 to 9107
10 to 14124
15 to 19113
20 to 2499
25 to 2964
30 to 3448
35 to 3957
40 to 4449
45 to 4953
50 to 5455
55 to 5927
60 to 6427
65 to 6921
70 to 7421
75 to 7914
80 and over30
Total1,015

Historical population

The population of Sorsogon grew from 927 in 1990 to 1,015 in 2015, an increase of 88 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.93%, or an increase of 48 people, from the previous population of 967 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
927
899-0.57%
1,0463.30%
847-2.87%
9674.94%
1,0150.93%

Location

Sorsogon is situated at approximately 9.6593, 123.3497, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 255.9 meters or 839.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Sorsogon 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.