Goa, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count34
Postal code4422
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)206.18 km2 (79.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)63,308
Density (2015)307 / km2 (795 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 42' North, 123° 29' East (13.6998, 123.4899)
Estimated elevation above sea level66.0 meters (216.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 206.18 square kilometers or 79.61 square miles which constitutes 3.75% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 63,308. This represented 3.24% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.09% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 307 inhabitants per square kilometer or 795 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Goa has 34 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)
Abucayan2.75%1,7391,6018.62%1.59%
Bagumbayan Grande2.43%1,5401,5032.46%0.46%
Bagumbayan Pequeño5.96%3,7733,4967.92%1.46%
Balaynan2.02%1,2801,2671.03%0.19%
Belen2.95%1,8651,67211.54%2.10%
Buyo6.27%3,9673,7675.31%0.99%
Cagaycay3.53%2,2331,98812.32%2.24%
Catagbacan6.18%3,9153,43114.11%2.54%
Digdigon4.46%2,8212,30222.55%3.95%
Gimaga3.17%2,0091,8568.24%1.52%
Halawig‑Gogon2.81%1,7801,60610.83%1.98%
Hiwacloy3.27%2,0722,0222.47%0.47%
La Purisima1.26%8007605.26%0.98%
Lamon2.65%1,6781,47014.15%2.55%
Matacla7.36%4,6624,5272.98%0.56%
Maymatan1.35%8538026.36%1.18%
Maysalay2.44%1,5461,617-4.39%-0.85%
Napawon2.58%1,6331,47210.94%2.00%
Panday1.19%7567234.56%0.85%
Payatan3.29%2,0802,0610.92%0.17%
Pinaglabanan3.38%2,1422,0235.88%1.09%
Salog2.98%1,8841,8412.34%0.44%
San Benito2.58%1,6321,47610.57%1.93%
San Isidro1.33%841887-5.19%-1.01%
San Isidro West2.50%1,5831,25626.04%4.50%
San Jose1.35%856875-2.17%-0.42%
San Juan Bautista1.86%1,1751,1056.33%1.18%
San Juan Evangelista1.26%7967624.46%0.83%
San Pedro2.35%1,4901,29315.24%2.74%
Scout Fuentebella1.02%643706-8.92%-1.76%
Tabgon3.02%1,9091,8393.81%0.71%
Tagongtong3.29%2,0801,80914.98%2.69%
Tamban0.60%37827736.46%6.10%
Taytay4.58%2,8972,41120.16%3.56%
Goa Total63,30858,5038.21%1.51%

Historical population

The population of Goa grew from 24,663 in 1960 to 63,308 in 2015, an increase of 38,645 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.51%, or an increase of 4,805 people, from the previous population of 58,503 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,663
32,5162.74%
34,0490.93%
36,2541.26%
39,8880.96%
43,2061.51%
48,4902.50%
54,0351.50%
58,5032.93%
63,3081.51%

Location

The municipal center of Goa is situated at approximately 13° 42' North, 123° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 66.0 meters or 216.4 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 Goa are Iriga, Naga, Tabaco, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are San Jose, Lagonoy, Tigaon, Sagñay, Ocampo, and Tinambac. Its distance from the national capital is 288.36 kilometers (179.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 288.36 kilometers (179.18 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N70°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 63,308, ranked 381 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 79.61 square kilometers, ranked 534 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 307 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 650 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.51%, ranked 650 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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