SorsogonULE
Provincial Statistics Office
Sorsogon Province 
 
ELVIRA O. APOGÑOL
Chief Statistical Specialist
 
2nd /3rd Flr.,Clemente Building,
Garcia Street, Sulucan,
Sorsogon City, Sorsogon 4700 
Telephone Number:  (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.

PUBLICATIONS

 QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER    

Sorsoganon Newsletter 4th Quarter 2018 Sorsoganon Newsletter 2nd Quarter 2018
Sorsoganon Newsletter 3rd Quarter 2018 Sorsoganon Newsletter 1st Quarter 2018

 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX SPECIAL RELEASES    

CPI Special Release April 2019 CPI Special Release November 2018
CPI Special Release March 2019  CPI Special Release October 2018   
CPI Special Release February 2019 CPI Special Release September 2018  
CPI Special Release January 2019 CPI Special Release August 2018 
CPI Special Release December 2018   

AGSTAT SPECIAL RELEASES

Fisheries Situationer 1st Quarter 2019 Farm Prices Statistics 1st Quarter 2019 Cereals 1st Quarter 2019
Fisheries Situationer 4th Quarter 2018 Farm Prices Statistics 4th Quarter 2018 Cereals 4th Quarter 2018
Fisheries Situationer 3rd Quarter 2018 Farm Prices Statistics 3rd Quarter 2018 Cereals 3rd Quarter 2018

 2015 POPCEN RESULTS SPECIAL RELEASES

2015 POPCEN Results SR - Barcelona 2015 POPCEN Results SR - Bulan
2015 POPCEN Results SR - Bulusan 2015 POPCEN Results SR - Casiguran
2015 POPCEN Results SR - Castilla  

QUICKSTAT

April 2019 Quickstat January 2019 Quickstat
March 2019 Quickstat December 2018 Quickstat
February 2019 Quickstat November 2018 Quickstat

ANNUAL REPORT

2018 Annual Report of Sorsogon Province 2017 Annual Report of Sorsogon Province

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2018 Sorsogon Countryside in Figures Special Release on Women and Men in Sorsogon
Special Release of Construction Statistics Sorsogon 2018  

INFOGRAPHICS


 

PROVINCIAL STATISTICAL FIGURES

Price Indices

March 2019

April 2019
Consumer Price Index (2012=100) 113.6 113.9
Inflation Rate 4.1 3.6
Purchasing power of the peso 0.88 0.88

 

VITAL STATISTICS

January 2019
Registered Births
1,814
    Male 903
    Female 911
Registered Marriages 409
Registered Deaths 483
    Male 277
    Female 206
Year 2018
Registered Births
20,339
    Male 10,414
    Female 9,925
Registered Marriages 3,564
Registered Deaths 4,573
    Male 2,598
    Female 1,975

 

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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