Camarines Sur

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camarines Sur
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
CapitalPili
Total local government units
Cities2
Municipalities35
Barangays1,063
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea, Sibuyan Sea
Area (2007)5,497.03 km2
(2,122.42 sq. mi)
Population (2015)1,952,544
Density (2015)355 per km2
(920 per sq. mi)
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Camarines Sur 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 Pili.

The province has a land area of 5,497.03 square kilometers or 2,122.42 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 1,952,544 representing 33.68% of the total population of the Bicol Region, 3.40% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 1.93% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 355 inhabitants per square kilometer or 920 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Camarines Sur is bordered, clockwise from the North, by San Miguel Bay, Philippine Sea, Lagonoy Gulf, Albay, the Ragay Gulf, and Quezon, Camarines Norte.

Local government units

Camarines Sur has 35 municipalities and 2 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,063.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Baaomun58,849
(3.01%)
54,9711.31%106.63 km2
(41.17 sq mi)
552 per km2
(1,429 per sq mi)
30
Balatanmun30,922
(1.58%)
28,6991.43%93.09 km2
(35.94 sq mi)
332 per km2
(860 per sq mi)
17
Batomun52,137
(2.67%)
48,3061.46%107.12 km2
(41.36 sq mi)
487 per km2
(1,261 per sq mi)
33
Bombonmun16,512
(0.85%)
15,4371.29%28.73 km2
(11.09 sq mi)
575 per km2
(1,489 per sq mi)
8
Buhimun77,143
(3.95%)
73,8090.84%246.65 km2
(95.23 sq mi)
313 per km2
(810 per sq mi)
38
Bulamun69,430
(3.56%)
68,0110.39%167.64 km2
(64.73 sq mi)
414 per km2
(1,073 per sq mi)
33
Cabusaomun18,397
(0.94%)
18,0490.36%46.80 km2
(18.07 sq mi)
393 per km2
(1,018 per sq mi)
9
Calabangamun83,033
(4.25%)
78,1191.17%163.80 km2
(63.24 sq mi)
507 per km2
(1,313 per sq mi)
48
Camaliganmun24,109
(1.23%)
22,2541.54%4.68 km2
(1.81 sq mi)
5,151 per km2
(13,320 per sq mi)
13
Canamanmun34,210
(1.75%)
32,3901.05%43.27 km2
(16.71 sq mi)
791 per km2
(2,047 per sq mi)
24
Caramoanmun47,605
(2.44%)
44,9451.10%276.00 km2
(106.56 sq mi)
172 per km2
(447 per sq mi)
49
Del Gallegomun25,397
(1.30%)
23,0641.85%208.31 km2
(80.43 sq mi)
122 per km2
(316 per sq mi)
32
Gainzamun11,262
(0.58%)
10,3451.63%14.75 km2
(5.70 sq mi)
764 per km2
(1,976 per sq mi)
8
Garchitorenamun27,010
(1.38%)
25,2041.33%243.80 km2
(94.13 sq mi)
111 per km2
(287 per sq mi)
23
Goamun63,308
(3.24%)
58,5031.51%206.18 km2
(79.61 sq mi)
307 per km2
(795 per sq mi)
34
Irigacity (CC)111,757
(5.72%)
105,9191.03%137.35 km2
(53.03 sq mi)
814 per km2
(2,107 per sq mi)
36
Lagonoymun55,465
(2.84%)
51,8141.30%377.90 km2
(145.91 sq mi)
147 per km2
(380 per sq mi)
38
Libmananmun108,716
(5.57%)
100,0021.60%342.82 km2
(132.36 sq mi)
317 per km2
(821 per sq mi)
75
Lupimun32,167
(1.65%)
30,1181.26%199.12 km2
(76.88 sq mi)
162 per km2
(418 per sq mi)
38
Magaraomun25,694
(1.32%)
24,2741.09%44.97 km2
(17.36 sq mi)
571 per km2
(1,480 per sq mi)
15
Milaormun31,150
(1.60%)
28,4741.72%33.64 km2
(12.99 sq mi)
926 per km2
(2,398 per sq mi)
20
Minalabacmun52,390
(2.68%)
48,1621.62%126.10 km2
(48.69 sq mi)
415 per km2
(1,076 per sq mi)
25
Nabuamun83,874
(4.30%)
80,1110.88%96.20 km2
(37.14 sq mi)
872 per km2
(2,258 per sq mi)
42
Nagacity (ICC)196,003
(10.04%)
174,9312.19%84.48 km2
(32.62 sq mi)
2,320 per km2
(6,009 per sq mi)
27
Ocampomun45,934
(2.35%)
43,5231.03%118.33 km2
(45.69 sq mi)
388 per km2
(1,005 per sq mi)
25
Pamplonamun36,390
(1.86%)
34,4711.04%80.60 km2
(31.12 sq mi)
451 per km2
(1,169 per sq mi)
17
Pasacaomun49,035
(2.51%)
45,9461.25%149.54 km2
(57.74 sq mi)
328 per km2
(849 per sq mi)
19
Pilimun, capital89,545
(4.59%)
82,3071.62%126.25 km2
(48.75 sq mi)
709 per km2
(1,837 per sq mi)
26
Presentacionmun20,996
(1.08%)
20,0230.91%143.80 km2
(55.52 sq mi)
146 per km2
(378 per sq mi)
18
Ragaymun58,214
(2.98%)
54,9341.11%400.22 km2
(154.53 sq mi)
145 per km2
(377 per sq mi)
38
Sagñaymun34,546
(1.77%)
31,3141.89%154.76 km2
(59.75 sq mi)
223 per km2
(578 per sq mi)
19
San Fernandomun35,258
(1.81%)
33,2811.10%71.76 km2
(27.71 sq mi)
491 per km2
(1,272 per sq mi)
22
San Josemun40,623
(2.08%)
38,5231.02%43.07 km2
(16.63 sq mi)
943 per km2
(2,443 per sq mi)
29
Sipocotmun64,855
(3.32%)
64,0420.24%243.43 km2
(93.99 sq mi)
266 per km2
(690 per sq mi)
46
Sirumamun17,764
(0.91%)
17,0500.78%141.27 km2
(54.54 sq mi)
126 per km2
(326 per sq mi)
22
Tigaonmun55,272
(2.83%)
48,6112.48%72.35 km2
(27.93 sq mi)
764 per km2
(1,979 per sq mi)
23
Tinambacmun67,572
(3.46%)
62,4351.52%351.62 km2
(135.76 sq mi)
192 per km2
(498 per sq mi)
44
Camarines Sur Total1,952,5441,822,3711.32%5,497.03 km2
(2,122.42 sq mi)
355 per km2
(920 per sq mi)
1,063
Historical population

The population of Camarines Sur grew from 819,565 in 1960 to 1,952,544 in 2015, an increase of 1,132,979 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.32%, or an increase of 130,173 people, from the previous population of 1,822,371 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2193,902
1918 Dec 31218,7330.76%
1939 Jan 1385,6952.88%
1948 Oct 1553,6913.78%
1960 Feb 15819,5653.51%
1970 May 6948,4361.44%
1975 May 11,023,8191.55%
1980 May 11,099,3461.43%
1990 May 11,305,9191.74%
1995 Sep 11,432,5981.75%
2000 May 11,551,5491.72%
2007 Aug 11,693,8211.22%
2010 May 11,822,3712.70%
2015 Aug 11,952,5441.32%

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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