Camalig
Province of Albay

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
Barangay count50
Postal code4502
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)130.90 km2
(50.54 sq. mi)
Population (2015)66,904
Density (2015)511 per km2
(1,324 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 11' North, 123° 39' East
(13.1815 ° N, 123.6552 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
129.9 meters
(426.0 feet)
(Jump to Map)

Camalig is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Albay.

The municipality has a land area of 130.90 square kilometers or 50.54 square miles which constitutes 5.08% of Albay's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 66,904 representing 5.09% of the total population of Albay province, or 1.15% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 511 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,324 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Camalig has 50 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Anoling1.44%964968-0.41%-0.08%
Baligang5.07%3,3893,2863.13%0.59%
Bantonan0.88%586596-1.68%-0.32%
Barangay 11.62%1,08682831.16%5.30%
Barangay 20.61%407441-7.71%-1.52%
Barangay 30.80%534603-11.44%-2.29%
Barangay 40.47%316371-14.82%-3.01%
Barangay 50.54%361389-7.20%-1.41%
Barangay 60.58%385386-0.26%-0.05%
Barangay 70.60%401483-16.98%-3.48%
Bariw3.06%2,0471,8709.47%1.74%
Binanderahan0.87%5835545.23%0.98%
Binitayan0.88%5905644.61%0.86%
Bongabong1.29%865917-5.67%-1.11%
Cabagñan4.21%2,8202,6825.15%0.96%
Cabraran Pequeño1.27%8528203.90%0.73%
Caguiba2.34%1,5661,5361.95%0.37%
Calabidongan1.07%717739-2.98%-0.57%
Comun2.55%1,7041,54710.15%1.86%
Cotmon4.11%2,7502,5079.69%1.78%
Del Rosario1.26%8428242.18%0.41%
Gapo2.49%1,6651,5656.39%1.19%
Gotob0.95%635647-1.85%-0.36%
Ilawod4.20%2,8072,6844.58%0.86%
Iluluan2.44%1,6311,29326.14%4.52%
Libod4.83%3,2333,0675.41%1.01%
Ligban1.07%7147070.99%0.19%
Mabunga0.20%13710234.31%5.78%
Magogon0.85%566670-15.52%-3.16%
Manawan1.31%8798335.52%1.03%
Maninila1.62%1,08598410.26%1.88%
Mina0.97%6516273.83%0.72%
Miti1.38%9268933.70%0.69%
Palanog4.71%3,1482,77313.52%2.44%
Panoypoy1.95%1,3041,329-1.88%-0.36%
Pariaan1.29%86377012.08%2.19%
Quinartilan1.38%9248874.17%0.78%
Quirangay4.07%2,7212,6104.25%0.80%
Quitinday0.39%259274-5.47%-1.07%
Salugan2.62%1,7501,6883.67%0.69%
Solong0.65%433488-11.27%-2.25%
Sua2.06%1,3771,3214.24%0.79%
Sumlang3.03%2,0251,81411.63%2.12%
Tagaytay8.45%5,6525,02912.39%2.25%
Tagoytoy0.93%620684-9.36%-1.85%
Taladong2.31%1,5471,549-0.13%-0.02%
Taloto1.49%9981,038-3.85%-0.75%
Taplacon1.77%1,1811,202-1.75%-0.34%
Tinago3.10%2,0721,9933.96%0.74%
Tumpa2.00%1,3361,15315.87%2.84%
Camalig Total66,90463,5855.22%0.97%
Historical population

The population of Camalig grew from 32,002 in 1960 to 66,904 in 2015, an increase of 34,902 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.51%, 2.00%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.97%, or an increase of 3,319 people, from the previous population of 63,585 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1532,002
1970 May 638,9461.94%
1975 May 141,7021.38%
1980 May 146,0402.00%
1990 May 149,9750.82%
1995 Sep 153,1291.15%
2000 May 158,1411.95%
2007 Aug 160,3190.51%
2010 May 163,5851.94%
2015 Aug 166,9040.97%
Map

The town center of Camalig is situated at approximately 13° 11' North, 123° 39' East, which has an elevation estimated at 129.9 meters or 426.0 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 Camalig are Legazpi, Ligao, Tabaco, Iriga, Sorsogon City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Guinobatan, Daraga, Jovellar, Santo Domingo, Malilipot, and Oas. Its distance from the national capital is 328.51 kilometers (204.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Guinobatan, Albay, 6.12 kilometers (3.80 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Daraga, Albay, 7.30 kilometers (4.54 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S59°E)
  • Jovellar, Albay, 13.82 kilometers (8.59 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Santo Domingo, Albay, 14.60 kilometers (9.07 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N65°E)
  • Malilipot, Albay, 17.73 kilometers (11.02 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Oas, Albay, 18.79 kilometers (11.67 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 328.51 kilometers (204.12 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)

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.
(Back to top)