Basud, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count29
Postal code4608
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)260.28 km2 (100.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)41,017
Density (2015)158 / km2 (408 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 4' North, 122° 58' East (14.0658, 122.9629)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.2 meters (33.4 feet)

Basud is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 260.28 square kilometers or 100.49 square miles which constitutes 11.22% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,017. This represented 7.03% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 158 inhabitants per square kilometer or 408 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Basud has 29 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)
Angas3.34%1,3681,17516.43%2.94%
Bactas4.38%1,7971,59912.38%2.25%
Binatagan0.79%323397-18.64%-3.85%
Caayunan3.46%1,4211,24414.23%2.57%
Guinatungan1.88%770857-10.15%-2.02%
Hinampacan2.00%82165026.31%4.55%
Langa2.31%94783014.10%2.54%
Laniton4.10%1,6801,49012.75%2.31%
Lidong0.94%387401-3.49%-0.67%
Mampili3.02%1,2401,11011.71%2.13%
Mandazo1.81%7427114.36%0.82%
Mangcamagong3.18%1,3051,400-6.79%-1.33%
Manmuntay1.57%642669-4.04%-0.78%
Mantugawe2.73%1,1181,0565.87%1.09%
Matnog8.69%3,5652,96320.32%3.58%
Mocong2.25%9248479.09%1.67%
Oliva2.09%856928-7.76%-1.53%
Pagsangahan3.49%1,4331,3377.18%1.33%
Pinagwarasan2.99%1,2281,05416.51%2.95%
Plaridel2.75%1,1281,0893.58%0.67%
Poblacion 17.88%3,2313,0436.18%1.15%
Poblacion 26.78%2,7802,7012.92%0.55%
San Felipe8.85%3,6323,28210.66%1.95%
San Jose2.54%1,0429954.72%0.88%
San Pascual3.83%1,5711,5600.71%0.13%
Taba‑taba1.57%642657-2.28%-0.44%
Tacad2.67%1,0951,0286.52%1.21%
Taisan3.25%1,3351,20710.60%1.94%
Tuaca4.86%1,9941,8965.17%0.96%
Basud Total41,01738,1767.44%1.38%

Historical population

The population of Basud grew from 15,302 in 1960 to 41,017 in 2015, an increase of 25,715 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 2,841 people, from the previous population of 38,176 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,302
21,1133.20%
21,098-0.01%
23,0421.78%
27,2951.71%
30,1901.91%
33,8852.51%
36,7631.13%
38,1761.38%
41,0171.38%

Location

The municipal center of Basud is situated at approximately 14° 4' North, 122° 58' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.2 meters or 33.4 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 Basud are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are Daet, Mercedes, Talisay, San Vicente, San Lorenzo Ruiz, and Vinzons. Its distance from the national capital is 221.66 kilometers (137.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 54.46 kilometers (33.84 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 86.25 kilometers (53.59 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 110.40 kilometers (68.60 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 113.99 kilometers (70.83 miles) to the Southeast (S47°E)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 132.24 kilometers (82.17 miles) to the Southeast (S39°E)
  • Lucena, 146.62 kilometers (91.10 miles) to the West (S84°W)

Distance from Manila: 221.66 kilometers (137.73 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,017, ranked 663 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 100.49 square kilometers, ranked 393 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 158 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,126 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.38%, ranked 754 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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