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


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.



Price Indices

September 2020

August 2020

July 2020

Consumer Price Index (2012=100) 119.5 117.6 118.1
Inflation Rate 5.3 2.6 3.1
Purchasing power of the peso 0.84 0.85 0.85



August 2020
Registered Births
    Male 630
    Female 594
Registered Marriages 71
Registered Deaths 430
    Male 249
    Female 181
July 2020
Registered Births
    Male 610
    Female 388
Registered Marriages 99
Registered Deaths 429
    Male 245
    Female 184
June 2020
Registered Births
    Male 622
    Female 340
Registered Marriages 104
Registered Deaths 449
    Male 283
    Female 166
  2018 2019
Registered Births
    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


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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