Camalig, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (1,324 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 11' North, 123° 39' East (13.1815, 123.6552)
Estimated elevation above sea level129.9 meters (426.0 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 66,904. This represented 5.09% of the total population of Albay province, or 1.15% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 511 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,324 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Camalig has 50 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,002
38,9461.94%
41,7021.38%
46,0402.00%
49,9750.82%
53,1291.15%
58,1411.95%
60,3190.51%
63,5851.94%
66,9040.97%

Location

The municipal center of Camalig is situated at approximately 13° 11' North, 123° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 66,904, ranked 349 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.54 square kilometers, ranked 840 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 511 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 369 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.97%, ranked 1,106 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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