Daet, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count25
Postal code4600
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)46.00 km2 (17.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)104,799
Density (2015)2,278 / km2 (5,901 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 7' North, 122° 57' East (14.1132, 122.9559)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.2 meters (26.8 feet)

Daet is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Norte. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 46.00 square kilometers or 17.76 square miles which constitutes 1.98% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 104,799. This represented 17.97% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 1.81% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,278 inhabitants per square kilometer or 5,901 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Daet has 25 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)
Alawihao10.41%10,9139,61313.52%2.44%
Awitan1.48%1,5551,31618.16%3.23%
Bagasbas4.99%5,2274,8727.29%1.35%
Barangay I2.26%2,3652,3460.81%0.15%
Barangay II2.98%3,1223,320-5.96%-1.16%
Barangay III2.13%2,2362,0389.72%1.78%
Barangay IV7.48%7,8347,5104.31%0.81%
Barangay V4.73%4,9534,9160.75%0.14%
Barangay VI1.99%2,0812,107-1.23%-0.24%
Barangay VII2.10%2,2052,378-7.28%-1.43%
Barangay VIII2.83%2,9662,971-0.17%-0.03%
Bibirao1.65%1,7311,6773.22%0.61%
Borabod3.85%4,0333,9103.15%0.59%
Calasgasan3.52%3,6862,99023.28%4.06%
Camambugan8.14%8,5287,74810.07%1.84%
Cobangbang3.76%3,9433,7026.51%1.21%
Dogongan3.20%3,3542,90615.42%2.77%
Gahonon3.37%3,5273,3933.95%0.74%
Gubat7.18%7,5205,71231.65%5.38%
Lag‑On6.28%6,5846,2066.09%1.13%
Magang5.79%6,0664,55233.26%5.62%
Mambalite2.21%2,3172,01714.87%2.68%
Mancruz1.77%1,8581,59216.71%2.99%
Pamorangon3.05%3,1953,0843.60%0.68%
San Isidro2.86%3,0002,69611.28%2.06%
Daet Total104,79995,5729.65%1.77%

Historical population

The population of Daet grew from 35,434 in 1960 to 104,799 in 2015, an increase of 69,365 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.77%, or an increase of 9,227 people, from the previous population of 95,572 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
35,434
50,6203.55%
50,010-0.24%
54,7891.84%
66,4771.95%
74,3412.12%
80,6321.76%
94,1842.17%
95,5720.53%
104,7991.77%

Location

The municipal center of Daet is situated at approximately 14° 7' North, 122° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.2 meters or 26.8 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 Daet are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are Talisay, Basud, Mercedes, Vinzons, San Vicente, and San Lorenzo Ruiz. Its distance from the national capital is 219.59 kilometers (136.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 59.52 kilometers (36.98 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 91.03 kilometers (56.57 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 115.18 kilometers (71.57 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 118.17 kilometers (73.43 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 136.81 kilometers (85.01 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)
  • Lucena, 146.46 kilometers (91.01 miles) to the West (S82°W)

Distance from Manila: 219.59 kilometers (136.45 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 104,799, ranked 171 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.76 square kilometers, ranked 1,425 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,278 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 77 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.77%, ranked 492 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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