Caramoan, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count49
Postal code4429
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)276.00 km2 (106.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,605
Density (2015)172 / km2 (447 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 46' North, 123° 52' East (13.7703, 123.8630)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.3 feet)

Caramoan is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 276.00 square kilometers or 106.56 square miles which constitutes 5.02% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,605. This represented 2.44% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.82% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 172 inhabitants per square kilometer or 447 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caramoan has 49 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)
Agaas0.90%4283929.18%1.69%
Antolon1.09%51743020.23%3.57%
Bacgong0.97%462547-15.54%-3.16%
Bahay1.14%5435243.63%0.68%
Bikal2.88%1,3721,3184.10%0.77%
Binanuahan2.02%96081917.22%3.07%
Cabacongan3.03%1,4411,4221.34%0.25%
Cadong1.94%9258775.47%1.02%
Canatuan0.72%343356-3.65%-0.71%
Caputatan1.33%635672-5.51%-1.07%
Colongcogong3.02%1,4381,25015.04%2.70%
Daraga2.77%1,3211,14815.07%2.71%
Gata3.66%1,7421,777-1.97%-0.38%
Gibgos4.49%2,1372,0932.10%0.40%
Gogon2.92%1,3921,2977.32%1.35%
Guijalo5.98%2,8452,6208.59%1.58%
Hanopol1.90%9058388.00%1.48%
Hanoy1.05%50244512.81%2.32%
Haponan2.02%9641,131-14.77%-3.00%
Ilawod1.62%77069211.27%2.05%
Ili‑Centro2.57%1,2221,1288.33%1.54%
Lidong0.88%418424-1.42%-0.27%
Lubas1.27%604629-3.97%-0.77%
Malabog2.06%98285614.72%2.65%
Maligaya1.59%75964318.04%3.21%
Mampirao1.31%6265788.30%1.53%
Mandiclum2.08%98980522.86%4.00%
Maqueda1.83%8708660.46%0.09%
Minalaba1.09%5175111.17%0.22%
Oring2.21%1,0531,279-17.67%-3.63%
Oroc‑Osoc1.42%67661410.10%1.85%
Pagolinan0.97%464478-2.93%-0.56%
Pandanan2.01%9559193.92%0.73%
Paniman3.01%1,4321,25913.74%2.48%
Patag‑Belen1.02%4874605.87%1.09%
Pili‑Centro1.72%82173611.55%2.10%
Pili‑Tabiguian1.43%6836810.29%0.06%
Poloan0.71%338486-30.45%-6.68%
Salvacion2.28%1,08496612.22%2.22%
San Roque1.59%7587412.29%0.43%
San Vicente2.27%1,0791,0057.36%1.36%
Santa Cruz1.96%93277919.64%3.47%
Solnopan1.92%913956-4.50%-0.87%
Tabgon3.55%1,6891,6055.23%0.98%
Tabiguian2.03%9678879.02%1.66%
Tabog2.36%1,1241,00511.84%2.15%
Tawog4.26%2,0261,75115.71%2.82%
Terogo1.95%92976621.28%3.74%
Toboan1.19%56648416.94%3.02%
Caramoan Total47,60544,9455.92%1.10%

Historical population

The population of Caramoan grew from 27,160 in 1960 to 47,605 in 2015, an increase of 20,445 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 2,660 people, from the previous population of 44,945 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,160
31,3391.41%
31,3990.04%
32,6590.79%
36,1071.01%
39,4161.66%
39,6420.12%
40,8100.40%
44,9453.58%
47,6051.10%

Location

The municipal center of Caramoan is situated at approximately 13° 46' North, 123° 52' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 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 Caramoan are Tabaco, Iriga, Ligao, Legazpi, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Presentacion, Garchitorena, San Andres, Lagonoy, Caramoran, and San Jose. Its distance from the national capital is 324.19 kilometers (201.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 324.19 kilometers (201.44 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,605, ranked 564 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 106.56 square kilometers, ranked 369 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 172 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,079 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.10%, ranked 995 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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