Sagñay, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count19
Postal code4421
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)154.76 km2 (59.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,546
Density (2015)223 / km2 (578 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 36' North, 123° 31' East (13.6033, 123.5217)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.6 meters (38.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 154.76 square kilometers or 59.75 square miles which constitutes 2.82% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,546. This represented 1.77% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.60% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 223 inhabitants per square kilometer or 578 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sagñay has 19 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)
Aniog2.32%8017792.82%0.53%
Atulayan2.16%7457371.09%0.21%
Bongalon4.18%1,4431,18022.29%3.91%
Buracan7.41%2,5592,19516.58%2.96%
Catalotoan4.33%1,4951,31413.77%2.49%
Del Carmen4.13%1,4261,3098.94%1.64%
Kilantaao4.89%1,6911,46515.43%2.77%
Kilomaon4.08%1,4091,3335.70%1.06%
Mabca6.34%2,1911,9939.93%1.82%
Minadongjol6.19%2,1371,69326.23%4.53%
Nato11.67%4,0333,8594.51%0.84%
Patitinan7.15%2,4712,02222.21%3.89%
San Antonio2.83%9779661.14%0.22%
San Isidro4.25%1,4671,4302.59%0.49%
San Roque2.22%766809-5.32%-1.03%
Santo Niño3.63%1,2551,08116.10%2.88%
Sibaguan6.01%2,0771,9914.32%0.81%
Tinorongan7.62%2,6332,4626.95%1.29%
Turague8.60%2,9702,69610.16%1.86%
Sagñay Total34,54631,31410.32%1.89%

Historical population

The population of Sagñay grew from 14,004 in 1960 to 34,546 in 2015, an increase of 20,542 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.89%, or an increase of 3,232 people, from the previous population of 31,314 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,004
16,9681.90%
18,0131.21%
20,2412.36%
22,4221.03%
26,5303.20%
26,6190.07%
29,0821.23%
31,3142.73%
34,5461.89%

Location

The municipal center of Sagñay is situated at approximately 13° 36' North, 123° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.6 meters or 38.1 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 Sagñay are Iriga, Tabaco, Naga, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Tigaon, San Jose, Goa, Lagonoy, Ocampo, and Buhi. Its distance from the national capital is 295.42 kilometers (183.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 295.42 kilometers (183.56 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,546, ranked 813 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.75 square kilometers, ranked 728 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 223 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 900 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.89%, ranked 423 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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