San Fernando, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count22
Postal code4415
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesRagay Gulf [Sibuyan Sea]
Area (2007)71.76 km2 (27.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,258
Density (2015)491 / km2 (1,272 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 34' North, 123° 9' East (13.5640, 123.1436)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.9 meters (19.2 feet)

San Fernando is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 71.76 square kilometers or 27.71 square miles which constitutes 1.31% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,258. This represented 1.81% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 491 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,272 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Fernando has 22 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)
Alianza5.77%2,0351,67721.35%3.75%
Beberon7.61%2,6822,5943.39%0.64%
Bical2.32%817969-15.69%-3.20%
Bocal1.94%684689-0.73%-0.14%
Bonifacio6.34%2,2342,2031.41%0.27%
Buenavista4.38%1,5441,4407.22%1.34%
Calascagas1.47%5174807.71%1.42%
Cotmo2.81%9919623.01%0.57%
Daculang Tubig2.04%7196648.28%1.53%
Del Pilar4.78%1,6871,5717.38%1.37%
Gñaran2.45%865886-2.37%-0.46%
Grijalvo6.26%2,2072,1482.75%0.52%
Lupi8.73%3,0772,60817.98%3.20%
Maragñi3.66%1,2891,15511.60%2.11%
Pamukid15.95%5,6235,2736.64%1.23%
Pinamasagan2.19%771837-7.89%-1.55%
Pipian3.29%1,1591,161-0.17%-0.03%
Planza6.28%2,2131,93814.19%2.56%
Rizal3.85%1,3561,3550.07%0.01%
San Joaquin2.24%790813-2.83%-0.54%
Santa Cruz3.98%1,4021,27110.31%1.89%
Tagpocol1.69%5965871.53%0.29%
San Fernando Total35,25833,2815.94%1.10%

Historical population

The population of San Fernando grew from 14,435 in 1960 to 35,258 in 2015, an increase of 20,823 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 1,977 people, from the previous population of 33,281 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,435
13,393-0.73%
15,5243.01%
17,1762.04%
20,6081.84%
24,1963.05%
27,4332.73%
30,6971.56%
33,2812.99%
35,2581.10%

Location

The municipal center of San Fernando is situated at approximately 13° 34' North, 123° 9' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.9 meters or 19.2 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 San Fernando are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Minalabac, Milaor, Gainza, Camaligan, Pamplona, and Canaman. Its distance from the national capital is 259.81 kilometers (161.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 259.81 kilometers (161.44 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,258, ranked 797 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,232 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 491 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 388 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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