Baao, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count30
Postal code4432
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)106.63 km2 (41.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)58,849
Density (2015)552 / km2 (1,429 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 27' North, 123° 22' East (13.4580, 123.3607)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.3 meters (17.3 feet)

Baao is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 106.63 square kilometers or 41.17 square miles which constitutes 1.94% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 58,849. This represented 3.01% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.02% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 552 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,429 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baao has 30 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)
Agdangan Poblacion6.82%4,0163,6839.04%1.66%
Antipolo1.37%80862828.66%4.92%
Bagumbayan3.03%1,7851,7362.82%0.53%
Buluang13.02%7,6637,1766.79%1.26%
Caranday1.60%94082314.22%2.56%
Cristo Rey0.57%333404-17.57%-3.61%
Del Pilar0.72%42534822.13%3.88%
Del Rosario2.09%1,2281,278-3.91%-0.76%
Iyagan1.93%1,1371,1211.43%0.27%
La Medalla4.05%2,3862,2734.97%0.93%
Lourdes0.67%3933930.00%0.00%
Nababarera0.56%3323068.50%1.56%
Pugay2.44%1,4331,30110.15%1.86%
Sagrada7.13%4,1973,8947.78%1.44%
Salvacion4.61%2,7112,6741.38%0.26%
San Francisco4.16%2,4472,457-0.41%-0.08%
San Isidro6.37%3,7473,4169.69%1.78%
San Jose4.24%2,4952,509-0.56%-0.11%
San Juan5.88%3,4582,59933.05%5.59%
San Nicolas3.77%2,2192,1343.98%0.75%
San Rafael0.65%3813615.54%1.03%
San Ramon1.39%81655846.24%7.50%
San Roque1.96%1,1551,167-1.03%-0.20%
San Vicente7.29%4,2904,0645.56%1.04%
Santa Cruz4.56%2,6832,35214.07%2.54%
Santa Eulalia2.02%1,1881,1483.48%0.65%
Santa Isabel0.64%379400-5.25%-1.02%
Santa Teresa0.45%262284-7.75%-1.52%
Santa Teresita4.68%2,7562,6304.79%0.89%
Tapol1.34%786854-7.96%-1.57%
Baao Total58,84954,9717.05%1.31%

Historical population

The population of Baao grew from 22,724 in 1960 to 58,849 in 2015, an increase of 36,125 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 3,878 people, from the previous population of 54,971 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,724
28,2852.16%
30,2191.34%
33,8962.32%
39,0401.42%
41,3661.09%
46,6932.63%
52,4661.62%
54,9711.71%
58,8491.31%

Location

The municipal center of Baao is situated at approximately 13° 27' North, 123° 22' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.3 meters or 17.3 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 Baao are Iriga, Naga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Nabua, Bula, Bato, Ocampo, Pili, and Buhi. Its distance from the national capital is 286.08 kilometers (177.76 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 286.08 kilometers (177.76 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 58,849, ranked 423 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.17 square kilometers, ranked 1,001 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 552 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 338 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 793 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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