Claveria, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count41
Postal code3519
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Area (2007)194.80 km2 (75.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,921
Density (2015)154 / km2 (398 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 37' North, 121° 5' East (18.6089, 121.0839)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.6 meters (34.9 feet)

Claveria is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 194.80 square kilometers or 75.21 square miles which constitutes 2.10% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,921. This represented 2.49% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 154 inhabitants per square kilometer or 398 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Claveria has 41 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Alimoan1.83%548606-9.57%-1.90%
Bacsay Cataraoan Norte1.15%343418-17.94%-3.70%
Bacsay Cataraoan Sur1.70%5104669.44%1.73%
Bacsay Mapulapula1.46%437444-1.58%-0.30%
Bilibigao2.05%6135746.79%1.26%
Buenavista0.99%295321-8.10%-1.60%
Cadcadir East2.00%597603-1.00%-0.19%
Cadcadir West2.07%620627-1.12%-0.21%
Camalaggoan/D Leaño1.20%36029721.21%3.73%
Capanikian2.12%633650-2.62%-0.50%
Centro I6.03%1,8041,7910.73%0.14%
Centro II2.11%6326280.64%0.12%
Centro III3.91%1,1691,250-6.48%-1.27%
Centro IV3.10%9291,112-16.46%-3.37%
Centro V3.64%1,0901,149-5.13%-1.00%
Centro VI5.82%1,7421,7380.23%0.04%
Centro VII3.11%9329260.65%0.12%
Centro VIII2.94%8798434.27%0.80%
Culao3.62%1,0841,095-1.00%-0.19%
Dibalio2.74%8217943.40%0.64%
Kilkiling3.15%9441,010-6.53%-1.28%
Lablabig1.25%374498-24.90%-5.31%
Luzon1.57%470528-10.98%-2.19%
Mabnang1.80%538563-4.44%-0.86%
Magdalena2.86%8567839.32%1.71%
Malilitao2.33%696772-9.84%-1.95%
Nagsabaran1.65%4954783.56%0.67%
Pata East3.55%1,0639917.27%1.34%
Pata West3.36%1,0049288.19%1.51%
Pinas2.14%6416144.40%0.82%
San Antonio1.03%308315-2.22%-0.43%
San Isidro0.87%261365-28.49%-6.19%
San Vicente1.14%340351-3.13%-0.60%
Santa Maria1.50%4504500.00%0.00%
Santiago1.18%354356-0.56%-0.11%
Santo Niño0.97%291292-0.34%-0.07%
Santo Tomas1.34%402471-14.65%-2.97%
Tabbugan1.63%487496-1.81%-0.35%
Taggat Norte3.98%1,1921,1285.67%1.06%
Taggat Sur6.93%2,0752,0123.13%0.59%
Union2.15%642749-14.29%-2.89%
Claveria Total29,92130,482-1.84%-0.35%

Historical population

The population of Claveria grew from 17,025 in 1960 to 29,921 in 2015, an increase of 12,896 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.35%, or a decrease of 561 people, from the previous population of 30,482 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,025
22,6142.82%
23,1260.45%
24,5091.17%
24,145-0.15%
25,3630.93%
29,2773.12%
30,2750.46%
30,4820.25%
29,921-0.35%

Location

The municipal center of Claveria is situated at approximately 18° 37' North, 121° 5' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.6 meters or 34.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Claveria are Laoag, Batac, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Vigan, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Santa Praxedes, Sanchez-Mira, Adams, Dumalneg, Pamplona, and Pagudpud. Its distance from the national capital is 444.82 kilometers (276.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 444.82 kilometers (276.40 miles) to the South (S1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,921, ranked 943 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 75.21 square kilometers, ranked 570 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 154 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,138 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.35%, ranked 1,582 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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