Camarines Norte

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camarines Norte
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
CapitalDaet
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities12
Barangays282
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)2,320.07 km2
(895.78 sq. mi)
Population (2015)583,313
Density (2015)251 per km2
(651 per sq. mi)
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Camarines Norte is a province in the Philippines situated in the Bicol Region occupying the southeastern peninsula of Luzon and the outlying island provinces of Masbate and Catanduanes.. Its capital is the Municipality of Daet.

The province has a land area of 2,320.07 square kilometers or 895.78 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 583,313 representing 10.06% of the total population of the Bicol Region, 1.01% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.58% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 251 inhabitants per square kilometer or 651 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Camarines Norte is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Philippine Sea, San Miguel Bay, Camarines Sur, Quezon, and the Lamon Bay.

Local government units

Camarines Norte has 12 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 282.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Basudmun41,017
(7.03%)
38,1761.38%260.28 km2
(100.49 sq mi)
158 per km2
(408 per sq mi)
29
Capalongamun32,215
(5.52%)
31,2990.55%290.00 km2
(111.97 sq mi)
111 per km2
(288 per sq mi)
22
Daetmun, capital104,799
(17.97%)
95,5721.77%46.00 km2
(17.76 sq mi)
2,278 per km2
(5,901 per sq mi)
25
Jose Panganibanmun59,639
(10.22%)
55,5571.36%214.44 km2
(82.80 sq mi)
278 per km2
(720 per sq mi)
27
Labomun101,082
(17.33%)
92,0411.80%589.36 km2
(227.55 sq mi)
172 per km2
(444 per sq mi)
52
Mercedesmun50,841
(8.72%)
47,6741.23%173.69 km2
(67.06 sq mi)
293 per km2
(758 per sq mi)
26
Paracalemun59,149
(10.14%)
53,2432.02%197.90 km2
(76.41 sq mi)
299 per km2
(774 per sq mi)
27
San Lorenzo Ruizmun14,063
(2.41%)
12,5922.13%119.37 km2
(46.09 sq mi)
118 per km2
(305 per sq mi)
12
San Vicentemun10,396
(1.78%)
10,1140.52%57.49 km2
(22.20 sq mi)
181 per km2
(468 per sq mi)
9
Santa Elenamun40,786
(6.99%)
40,828-0.02%199.35 km2
(76.97 sq mi)
205 per km2
(530 per sq mi)
19
Talisaymun25,841
(4.43%)
23,9041.49%30.76 km2
(11.88 sq mi)
840 per km2
(2,175 per sq mi)
15
Vinzonsmun43,485
(7.45%)
41,9150.70%141.43 km2
(54.61 sq mi)
307 per km2
(796 per sq mi)
19
Camarines Norte Total583,313542,9151.38%2,320.07 km2
(895.78 sq mi)
251 per km2
(651 per sq mi)
282
Historical population

The population of Camarines Norte grew from 188,091 in 1960 to 583,313 in 2015, an increase of 395,222 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 40,398 people, from the previous population of 542,915 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 245,503
1918 Dec 3152,0810.86%
1939 Jan 198,3243.23%
1948 Oct 1103,7020.55%
1960 Feb 15188,0915.37%
1970 May 6262,2073.30%
1975 May 1288,4061.93%
1980 May 1308,0071.32%
1990 May 1390,9822.41%
1995 Sep 1439,1512.20%
2000 May 1470,6541.50%
2007 Aug 1513,7851.22%
2010 May 1542,9152.03%
2015 Aug 1583,3131.38%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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