Camaligan, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count13
Postal code4401
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,109
Density (2015)5,151 / km2 (13,320 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 37' North, 123° 10' East (13.6206, 123.1636)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.5 meters (18.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 4.68 square kilometers or 1.81 square miles which constitutes 0.09% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,109. This represented 1.23% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 5,151 inhabitants per square kilometer or 13,320 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Camaligan has 13 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)
Dugcal18.52%4,4644,1647.20%1.33%
Marupit18.71%4,5104,4132.20%0.41%
San Francisco3.09%7457183.76%0.71%
San Jose‑San Pablo2.78%67158115.49%2.78%
San Juan‑San Ramon4.07%9829137.56%1.40%
San Lucas2.40%57849417.00%3.04%
San Marcos5.76%1,3881,26110.07%1.84%
San Mateo6.25%1,5081,33413.04%2.36%
San Roque14.87%3,5853,3138.21%1.51%
Santo Domingo2.56%618628-1.59%-0.31%
Santo Tomas3.36%81072611.57%2.11%
Sua8.93%2,1541,76122.32%3.91%
Tarosanan8.69%2,0961,9487.60%1.40%
Camaligan Total24,10922,2548.34%1.54%

Historical population

The population of Camaligan grew from 8,529 in 1960 to 24,109 in 2015, an increase of 15,580 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.54%, or an increase of 1,855 people, from the previous population of 22,254 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,529
7,821-0.84%
9,8534.74%
10,9892.21%
15,4363.46%
17,4112.28%
19,1882.11%
20,7581.09%
22,2542.57%
24,1091.54%

Location

The municipal center of Camaligan is situated at approximately 13° 37' North, 123° 10' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.5 meters or 18.2 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 Camaligan are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Canaman, Milaor, Gainza, Magarao, Minalabac, and San Fernando. Its distance from the national capital is 259.08 kilometers (160.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 259.08 kilometers (160.98 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,109, ranked 1,130 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 1.81 square kilometers, ranked 1,625 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 5,151 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 36 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.54%, ranked 631 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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