ULESorsogon
Provincial Statistics Office
Sorsogon Province 
 
ELVIRA O. APOGÑOL
Chief Statistical Specialist
 
2nd /3rd Flr.,Clemente Building, Garcia            Street, Sulucan, Sorsogon City, Sorsogon
 (056) 311-9101
 

SORSOGON PROVINCE

Located at the southern tip of Luzon, the province is the gateway to the south of the Philippines via the town of Matnog where the ferry terminal is found. Nature has showered the province with unexplored and pristine tourist attractions, boost by mountain lake cradled below Mt. Bulusan, rising at 2000 feet above sea level. Awed by the wild vegetation around it, the succulent environment of the forest and the idyllic mixture of the wildlife’s enchanting aura, foreign tourist have compared it with the cool and enthralling country of Switzerland, naming it “Switzerland of the Orient.”

Sorsogon is blessed with rich reserved of aquatic resources. It is the major supplier of fish food all over the Bicol mainland. By twist of fate, an amazing discovery of grandest scale surfaced. The world’s largest fish-whale shark (scientific name Rhicodon Typus) locally known as butanding shelters near the shores of the towns of Donsol and Pilar.

Sorsogon covers a total area of 2,119.01 square kilometres (818.15 sq mi) occupying the southeastern tip of the Bicol Peninsula in Luzon. The province is bordered on the north by Albay, east by the Philippine Sea, south by the San Bernardino Strait, and west and northwest by the Ticao and Burias Passes. The Sorsogon Bay lies within the central portion of the province.

INFOGRAPHICS

PROVINCIAL STATISTICAL FIGURES

Price Indices

April 2020

March 2020

February 2020

Consumer Price Index (2012=100) 117.6 117.5 118.1
Inflation Rate 3.2 43.45 4.5
Purchasing power of the peso 0.85 0.85 0.85

 

VITAL STATISTICS

March 2020
Registered Births
1,062
    Male 538
    Female 524
Registered Marriages 110
Registered Deaths 331
    Male 189
    Female 142
February 2020
Registered Births
1,518
    Male 753
    Female 765
Registered Marriages 275
Registered Deaths 388
    Male 216
    Female 172
January 2020
Registered Births
1,945
    Male 992
    Female 953
Registered Marriages 343
Registered Deaths 502
    Male 287
    Female 215
  2018 2019
Registered Births
20,339
19,853
    Male 10,414 9,967
    Female 9,925 9,886
Registered Marriages 3,564 3,017
Registered Deaths 4,573 4,750
    Male 2,598 2,802
    Female 1,975 1,948
Generated from DVSS2011

POPULATION HIGHLIGHTS

Demography August 2015
Total Population 792,949
    Male 404,509
    Female 388,440
Population Growth Rate (2010-2015) 1.30
Dependency Ratio 69
Sex Ratio 104
Median Age 22
Voting Age Population 453,640
Average Household Size 4.7

 

Sorsogon Statistical News

Sorsoganon: The Official Quarterly Newsletter of PSA Sorsogon, Volume No. 1, Issue No. 1, January-March 2017

Based on the 2015 Census of Population and Housing (CPH), the province of Sorsogon posted a total population of 792,949 persons as of August 1, 2015. This is larger by 52,206 persons compared to its total population of 740,743 persons counted in the 2010 CPH.

The Regional Statistical Coordination Committee (RSCC) Region V approved, in its August 9, 2007 meeting, the poverty maps of the Province of Sorsogon. The poverty maps were prepared by the Provincial Planning and Development Office of Sorsogon with technical... Read more about RSCC 5 Approves Sorsogon Poverty Maps

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