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Based from the 2010 Census, the municipality of Sta. Magdalena has a total population of 16,520.  San Bartolome registered the greatest number of population constituting approximately 18% of the total municipal population.  The least populated barangay is La Esperanza with about 3.5% of the total population.  The total number of households in the municipality is 3325.

 

Population per Barangay, NSO Survey

 

Barangay

1990

1995

2007

2010

 La Esperanza  

424

474

452

473

 Peñafrancia 

613

644

718

825

 Barangay Poblacion I  

906

1067

1095

1095

 Barangay Poblacion II  

597

659

597

553

 Barangay Poblacion III  

857

1000

855

907

 Barangay Poblacion IV  

943

1095

1110

1222

 Salvacion

1061

1070

1516

1413

 San Antonio  

807

906

1206

1412

 San Bartolome (Talaongan) 

2198

2663

2623

2970

 San Eugenio  

637

717

869

931

 San Isidro  

1057

1114

1408

1481

 San Rafael  

832

858

1077

1253

 San Roque

755

891

1078

1097

 San Sebastian  

583

742

821

888

TOTAL

12270

13900

15425

16520

 

The male population of the municipality slightly outnumbers the female by 3.5%, or 51% of the total population.  Approximately 52% of the total population belongs to the working age group (15 to 64 years old bracket) while 48% falls within the dependent age group (0-14 and 65 years old and over).  The computed age-dependency ratio is 1:1.06 which means that for every 100 members of the working population, there are 94 dependent populations.

 

With a population of 16,520 and a land area of 4706.4436 hectares, the municipality has a population density of 3.51 persons per hectare.  The urban portion of the municipality is composed of the four barangays in Poblacion and Barangay San Bartolome.  The rest of the barangays are considered rural.  At present the urban population comprises 22.5% of the total municipal population.  Population density in the urban areas is 115 persons per hectare.

 

The population is considerably young with the 5-9 age groups posting the highest number of population.

Almost 97% of the population speaks Bikol. With its proximity to the Visayas, about .28% and 41% of the population talks Bisaya and Waray respectively.  Tagalog-speaking inhabitants comprise about 0.71% of the population.

 

Ten Years Population Projection 2013-2022

 

AAGR 1.67, NSO 2010

Barangays

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

 La Esperanza  

497

505

513

522

531

540

549

558

567

576

 Peñafrancia 

867

881

896

911

926

941

957

973

989

1006

 Poblacion I  

1151

1170

1190

1210

1230

1251

1272

1293

1315

1337

 Poblacion II  

581

591

601

611

621

631

642

653

664

675

 Poblacion III  

953

969

985

1001

1018

1035

1052

1070

1088

1106

 Poblacion IV  

1284

1305

1327

1349

1372

1395

1418

1442

1466

1490

 Salvacion

1485

1510

1535

1561

1587

1614

1641

1668

1696

1724

 San Antonio  

1484

1509

1534

1560

1586

1612

1639

1666

1694

1722

 San Bartolome

3121

3173

3226

3280

3335

3391

3448

3506

3565

3625

 San Eugenio  

978

994

1011

1028

1045

1062

1080

1098

1116

1135

 San Isidro  

1556

1582

1608

1635

1662

1690

1718

1747

1776

1806

 San Rafael  

1317

1339

1361

1384

1407

1430

1454

1478

1503

1528

 San Roque

1153

1172

1192

1212

1232

1253

1274

1295

1317

1339

 San Sebastian  

933

949

965

981

997

1014

1031

1048

1066

1084

TOTAL

17362

17652

17947

18247

18552

18862

19177

19497

19823

20154

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Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon, 4709

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