Labo, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count52
Postal code4604
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)589.36 km2 (227.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)101,082
Density (2015)172 / km2 (444 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 9' North, 122° 50' East (14.1555, 122.8309)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.5 meters (50.9 feet)

Labo is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 589.36 square kilometers or 227.55 square miles which constitutes 25.40% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 101,082. This represented 17.33% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 1.74% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 172 inhabitants per square kilometer or 444 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Labo has 52 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)
Anahaw2.41%2,4342,505-2.83%-0.55%
Anameam1.43%1,4461,30011.23%2.05%
Awitan0.61%62053915.03%2.70%
Baay2.09%2,1082,143-1.63%-0.31%
Bagacay1.16%1,1731,1670.51%0.10%
Bagong Silang I3.12%3,1512,9158.10%1.49%
Bagong Silang II1.74%1,7611,52115.78%2.83%
Bagong Silang III0.53%531652-18.56%-3.83%
Bakiad1.75%1,7671,42823.74%4.14%
Bautista2.82%2,8462,46615.41%2.77%
Bayabas1.44%1,4571,506-3.25%-0.63%
Bayan‑bayan0.37%377425-11.29%-2.26%
Benit0.86%87473718.59%3.30%
Bulhao2.07%2,0901,72920.88%3.68%
Cabatuhan1.87%1,8911,52923.68%4.13%
Cabusay1.61%1,6251,46910.62%1.94%
Calabasa1.71%1,7271,42920.85%3.67%
Canapawan2.18%2,1992,250-2.27%-0.44%
Daguit4.07%4,1134,1110.05%0.01%
Dalas5.29%5,3514,51918.41%3.27%
Dumagmang2.97%3,0071,77769.22%10.53%
Exciban3.61%3,6502,82229.34%5.02%
Fundado1.86%1,8791,68811.32%2.06%
Guinacutan1.08%1,09496313.60%2.46%
Guisican1.80%1,8221,7265.56%1.04%
Gumamela2.19%2,2132,309-4.16%-0.81%
Iberica1.82%1,8381,8280.55%0.10%
Kalamunding1.01%1,0241,233-16.95%-3.47%
Lugui2.64%2,6732,773-3.61%-0.70%
Mabilo I1.54%1,5591,39012.16%2.21%
Mabilo II1.58%1,5981,21731.31%5.32%
Macogon2.46%2,4862,3256.92%1.28%
Mahawan‑hawan1.10%1,11482734.70%5.84%
Malangcao‑Basud1.45%1,4661,524-3.81%-0.74%
Malasugui3.42%3,4543,09711.53%2.10%
Malatap2.47%2,4992,3785.09%0.95%
Malaya1.58%1,5991,27325.61%4.44%
Malibago1.23%1,2481,1459.00%1.65%
Maot0.46%463528-12.31%-2.47%
Masalong3.23%3,2682,66122.81%3.99%
Matanlang0.57%5795289.66%1.77%
Napaod1.27%1,27999728.28%4.86%
Pag‑asa1.11%1,1221,0754.37%0.82%
Pangpang0.56%569573-0.70%-0.13%
Pinya1.52%1,5371,621-5.18%-1.01%
San Antonio1.42%1,4381,28811.65%2.12%
San Francisco0.50%506544-6.99%-1.37%
Santa Cruz1.11%1,12294918.23%3.24%
Submakin0.50%510823-38.03%-8.71%
Talobatib3.89%3,9343,30319.10%3.38%
Tigbinan3.12%3,1553,179-0.75%-0.14%
Tulay na Lupa5.77%5,8365,3379.35%1.72%
Labo Total101,08292,0419.82%1.80%

Historical population

The population of Labo grew from 33,168 in 1960 to 101,082 in 2015, an increase of 67,914 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.80%, or an increase of 9,041 people, from the previous population of 92,041 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
33,168
47,9163.66%
52,7811.96%
56,6901.44%
70,3712.19%
77,4141.80%
81,3881.08%
88,0871.10%
92,0411.61%
101,0821.80%

Location

The municipal center of Labo is situated at approximately 14° 9' North, 122° 50' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.5 meters or 50.9 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 Labo are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Lucena, and Tayabas. The nearest municipalities are San Vicente, Vinzons, Talisay, San Lorenzo Ruiz, Daet, and Paracale. Its distance from the national capital is 205.37 kilometers (127.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 70.16 kilometers (43.60 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 102.68 kilometers (63.80 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 126.78 kilometers (78.78 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 131.19 kilometers (81.52 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Lucena, 133.86 kilometers (83.17 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 134.57 kilometers (83.62 miles) to the West (S84°W)

Distance from Manila: 205.37 kilometers (127.61 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 101,082, ranked 185 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 227.55 square kilometers, ranked 97 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 172 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,079 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.80%, ranked 474 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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