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Bicol population rises to 5.8M

  • Written by Sonny Sales
  • Published in Provincial
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NAGA City -- Bicol population has increased to some 5.8 million, based on a concluded census in 2015, which showed an increase of about 400,000 people since the last census conducted in 2010, this was revealed in a forum here by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA).

PSA Bicol official Clemente Manaog said Camarines Sur, with 35 towns and two cities, has the  highest population with 1.95 million, followed by Albay with 1.3 million.
The recent population forum of the PSA was participated in by the local government and major government agencies concerned with planning and development.