Canaman, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count24
Postal code4402
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,210
Density (2015)791 / km2 (2,047 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 39' North, 123° 10' East (13.6475, 123.1705)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.4 meters (17.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 43.27 square kilometers or 16.71 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,210. This represented 1.75% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 791 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,047 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Canaman has 24 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)
Baras7.11%2,4312,2707.09%1.31%
Del Rosario11.52%3,9413,6218.84%1.63%
Dinaga4.98%1,7041,6513.21%0.60%
Fundado1.61%55147116.99%3.03%
Haring7.28%2,4902,548-2.28%-0.44%
Iquin2.33%79772110.54%1.93%
Linaga1.60%5475019.18%1.69%
Mangayawan5.10%1,7441,6406.34%1.18%
Palo2.15%73558525.64%4.44%
Pangpang2.63%9018585.01%0.94%
Poro5.11%1,7491,6327.17%1.33%
San Agustin7.07%2,4192,689-10.04%-1.99%
San Francisco3.08%1,0541,0242.93%0.55%
San Jose East1.29%44239212.76%2.31%
San Jose West1.49%51043218.06%3.21%
San Juan0.68%2322119.95%1.82%
San Nicolas2.36%80865124.12%4.20%
San Roque3.27%1,11794018.83%3.34%
San Vicente8.72%2,9823,038-1.84%-0.35%
Santa Cruz4.76%1,6271,4948.90%1.64%
Santa Teresita4.09%1,3991,3771.60%0.30%
Sua3.38%1,1551,0668.35%1.54%
Talidtid3.20%1,09493916.51%2.95%
Tibgao5.21%1,7811,6398.66%1.59%
Canaman Total34,21032,3905.62%1.05%

Historical population

The population of Canaman grew from 8,988 in 1960 to 34,210 in 2015, an increase of 25,222 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.05%, or an increase of 1,820 people, from the previous population of 32,390 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,988
12,4223.22%
14,5223.18%
15,7871.68%
20,2982.55%
22,7322.14%
27,7194.34%
31,5831.82%
32,3900.92%
34,2101.05%

Location

The municipal center of Canaman is situated at approximately 13° 39' North, 123° 10' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.4 meters or 17.8 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 Canaman are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Magarao, Camaligan, Bombon, Milaor, Gainza, and Calabanga. Its distance from the national capital is 258.53 kilometers (160.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 258.53 kilometers (160.64 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,210, ranked 820 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,453 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 791 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 231 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.05%, ranked 1,036 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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