Camarines Sur

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camarines Sur
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
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 / km2 (920 / sq mi)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,952,544. This represented 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 these figures, the population density is computed at 355 inhabitants per square kilometer or 920 inhabitants per square mile.

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

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Local government units

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

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Baaomunicipality58,84954,9711.31%106.63 km2 (41.17 sq mi)552 / km2 (1,429 / sq mi)30
Balatanmunicipality30,92228,6991.43%93.09 km2 (35.94 sq mi)332 / km2 (860 / sq mi)17
Batomunicipality52,13748,3061.46%107.12 km2 (41.36 sq mi)487 / km2 (1,261 / sq mi)33
Bombonmunicipality16,51215,4371.29%28.73 km2 (11.09 sq mi)575 / km2 (1,489 / sq mi)8
Buhimunicipality77,14373,8090.84%246.65 km2 (95.23 sq mi)313 / km2 (810 / sq mi)38
Bulamunicipality69,43068,0110.39%167.64 km2 (64.73 sq mi)414 / km2 (1,073 / sq mi)33
Cabusaomunicipality18,39718,0490.36%46.80 km2 (18.07 sq mi)393 / km2 (1,018 / sq mi)9
Calabangamunicipality83,03378,1191.17%163.80 km2 (63.24 sq mi)507 / km2 (1,313 / sq mi)48
Camaliganmunicipality24,10922,2541.54%4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)5,151 / km2 (13,320 / sq mi)13
Canamanmunicipality34,21032,3901.05%43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)791 / km2 (2,047 / sq mi)24
Caramoanmunicipality47,60544,9451.10%276.00 km2 (106.56 sq mi)172 / km2 (447 / sq mi)49
Del Gallegomunicipality25,39723,0641.85%208.31 km2 (80.43 sq mi)122 / km2 (316 / sq mi)32
Gainzamunicipality11,26210,3451.63%14.75 km2 (5.70 sq mi)764 / km2 (1,976 / sq mi)8
Garchitorenamunicipality27,01025,2041.33%243.80 km2 (94.13 sq mi)111 / km2 (287 / sq mi)23
Goamunicipality63,30858,5031.51%206.18 km2 (79.61 sq mi)307 / km2 (795 / sq mi)34
Irigacity (CC)111,757105,9191.03%137.35 km2 (53.03 sq mi)814 / km2 (2,107 / sq mi)36
Lagonoymunicipality55,46551,8141.30%377.90 km2 (145.91 sq mi)147 / km2 (380 / sq mi)38
Libmananmunicipality108,716100,0021.60%342.82 km2 (132.36 sq mi)317 / km2 (821 / sq mi)75
Lupimunicipality32,16730,1181.26%199.12 km2 (76.88 sq mi)162 / km2 (418 / sq mi)38
Magaraomunicipality25,69424,2741.09%44.97 km2 (17.36 sq mi)571 / km2 (1,480 / sq mi)15
Milaormunicipality31,15028,4741.72%33.64 km2 (12.99 sq mi)926 / km2 (2,398 / sq mi)20
Minalabacmunicipality52,39048,1621.62%126.10 km2 (48.69 sq mi)415 / km2 (1,076 / sq mi)25
Nabuamunicipality83,87480,1110.88%96.20 km2 (37.14 sq mi)872 / km2 (2,258 / sq mi)42
Nagacity (ICC)196,003174,9312.19%84.48 km2 (32.62 sq mi)2,320 / km2 (6,009 / sq mi)27
Ocampomunicipality45,93443,5231.03%118.33 km2 (45.69 sq mi)388 / km2 (1,005 / sq mi)25
Pamplonamunicipality36,39034,4711.04%80.60 km2 (31.12 sq mi)451 / km2 (1,169 / sq mi)17
Pasacaomunicipality49,03545,9461.25%149.54 km2 (57.74 sq mi)328 / km2 (849 / sq mi)19
Pilimunicipality, capital89,54582,3071.62%126.25 km2 (48.75 sq mi)709 / km2 (1,837 / sq mi)26
Presentacionmunicipality20,99620,0230.91%143.80 km2 (55.52 sq mi)146 / km2 (378 / sq mi)18
Ragaymunicipality58,21454,9341.11%400.22 km2 (154.53 sq mi)145 / km2 (377 / sq mi)38
Sagñaymunicipality34,54631,3141.89%154.76 km2 (59.75 sq mi)223 / km2 (578 / sq mi)19
San Fernandomunicipality35,25833,2811.10%71.76 km2 (27.71 sq mi)491 / km2 (1,272 / sq mi)22
San Josemunicipality40,62338,5231.02%43.07 km2 (16.63 sq mi)943 / km2 (2,443 / sq mi)29
Sipocotmunicipality64,85564,0420.24%243.43 km2 (93.99 sq mi)266 / km2 (690 / sq mi)46
Sirumamunicipality17,76417,0500.78%141.27 km2 (54.54 sq mi)126 / km2 (326 / sq mi)22
Tigaonmunicipality55,27248,6112.48%72.35 km2 (27.93 sq mi)764 / km2 (1,979 / sq mi)23
Tinambacmunicipality67,57262,4351.52%351.62 km2 (135.76 sq mi)192 / km2 (498 / sq mi)44
Camarines Sur Total1,952,5441,822,3711.32%5,497.03 km2 (2,122.42 sq mi)355 / km2 (920 / 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.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
193,902
218,7330.76%
385,6952.88%
553,6913.78%
819,5653.51%
948,4361.44%
1,023,8191.55%
1,099,3461.43%
1,305,9191.74%
1,432,5981.75%
1,551,5491.72%
1,693,8211.22%
1,822,3712.70%
1,952,5441.32%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Camarines Sur as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)
  • Rolando A. Andaya Highway

Secondary Roads

  • Baao-Iriga City-Nabua Road
  • Danao-Pasacao Road
  • Iriga City-Masoli Road
  • Iriga City-Sagrada-San Ramon-Hanawan Road
  • Iriga City-San Isidro-Sagrada-San Ramon-Hanawan Road
  • Lagonoy-Presentacion Road
  • Pili Diversion Road
  • Pili-Airport Road
  • Pili-Tigaon-Albay Boundary Road
  • Presentacion-Maligaya Road
  • Sagnay-Nato Road
  • Tigaon-Goa-San Jose-Lagonoy-Guijalo via San Vicente Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Bato-Poblacion Road
  • Fraternidad-Biak-na-Bato-E Angeles-Bagumbayan Road
  • Goa-Digdigon-San Isidro Road
  • Hanawan-Consocep Road
  • Junction Balaynan-Tabgon-Lamon-Pinamihagan Road
  • Junction Binalay (Tinambac)-Tamban Road
  • Junction Digdigon (Goa)-Tinambac Road
  • Junction Teres-Garchitorena Road
  • Manguiring-Cagsao-Cabanbanan Road
  • Manguiring-Tomagodtod-Sibobo Road
  • Milaor-Minalabac-Pili Road
  • MT Villanueva Avenue-Magsaysay Road
  • Nabua-Balatan Road
  • Nabua-Bato-Libon (Tandaay-Buluang, Bato) Road
  • Naga City Boundary-Calabanga-Balongay Road
  • Naga City Boundary-Camaligan Fishing Port Road
  • Naga-Carolina-Panicuason Road
  • Panganiban Road
  • San Rafael-Mampirao-San Jose Road
  • Sipocot-Cabusao Road
  • Tinambac-Siruma Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,952,544, ranked 11 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 2,122.42 square kilometers, ranked 17 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 355 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 17 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.32%, ranked 41 out of 81

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.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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