Sipocot, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count46
Postal code4408
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSan Miguel Bay [Philippine Sea], Ragay Gulf [Sibuyan Sea]
Area (2007)243.43 km2 (93.99 sq mi)
Population (2015)64,855
Density (2015)266 / km2 (690 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 46' North, 122° 59' East (13.7673, 122.9756)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.9 meters (68.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 243.43 square kilometers or 93.99 square miles which constitutes 4.43% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 64,855. This represented 3.32% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.12% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 266 inhabitants per square kilometer or 690 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sipocot has 46 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)
Aldezar1.28%82873812.20%2.22%
Alteza2.37%1,5371,4327.33%1.36%
Anib2.57%1,6701,6620.48%0.09%
Awayan1.18%7687305.21%0.97%
Azucena2.66%1,7261,56110.57%1.93%
Bagong Sirang2.29%1,4851,3668.71%1.60%
Binahian2.90%1,8841,8710.69%0.13%
Bolo Norte2.65%1,7181,51713.25%2.40%
Bolo Sur1.90%1,2301,631-24.59%-5.23%
Bulan0.91%5915429.04%1.66%
Bulawan2.12%1,3751,3730.15%0.03%
Cabuyao0.86%55747916.28%2.91%
Caima1.70%1,1021,120-1.61%-0.31%
Calagbangan5.49%3,5633,2459.80%1.80%
Calampinay1.24%8037615.52%1.03%
Carayrayan1.18%763950-19.68%-4.09%
Cotmo1.95%1,2631,2084.55%0.85%
Gabi0.79%515572-9.97%-1.98%
Gaongan2.97%1,9261,74410.44%1.91%
Impig4.70%3,0503,0021.60%0.30%
Lipilip0.79%5155032.39%0.45%
Lubigan Jr.1.93%1,2511,2242.21%0.42%
Lubigan Sr.1.85%1,2021,1851.43%0.27%
Malaguico1.26%81770815.40%2.76%
Malubago2.25%1,4591,4560.21%0.04%
Manangle2.63%1,7081,911-10.62%-2.12%
Mangapo0.99%645698-7.59%-1.49%
Mangga1.77%1,1501,0955.02%0.94%
Manlubang0.65%4194092.44%0.46%
Mantila0.83%537545-1.47%-0.28%
North Centro5.40%3,5033,562-1.66%-0.32%
North Villazar2.63%1,7061,6910.89%0.17%
Sagrada Familia0.86%55546918.34%3.26%
Salanda0.65%4214024.73%0.88%
Salvacion1.81%1,1751,1204.91%0.92%
San Isidro1.59%1,03292012.17%2.21%
San Vicente1.86%1,2081,1366.34%1.18%
Serranzana1.54%1,0009990.10%0.02%
South Centro8.91%5,7795,854-1.28%-0.25%
South Villazar2.94%1,9081,72010.93%1.99%
Taisan1.82%1,1781,225-3.84%-0.74%
Tara3.65%2,3702,459-3.62%-0.70%
Tible2.20%1,4251,670-14.67%-2.98%
Tula‑tula2.49%1,6151,5762.47%0.47%
Vigaan2.39%1,5501,649-6.00%-1.17%
Yabo0.58%3733525.97%1.11%
Sipocot Total64,85564,0421.27%0.24%

Historical population

The population of Sipocot grew from 32,650 in 1960 to 64,855 in 2015, an increase of 32,205 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.24%, or an increase of 813 people, from the previous population of 64,042 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,650
38,1531.54%
39,4570.68%
43,5051.97%
49,5011.30%
53,3921.43%
56,5761.25%
57,8610.31%
64,0423.76%
64,8550.24%

Location

The municipal center of Sipocot is situated at approximately 13° 46' North, 122° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.9 meters or 68.6 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 Sipocot are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Lupi, Libmanan, Cabusao, Ragay, Pamplona, and Gainza. Its distance from the national capital is 233.90 kilometers (145.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 233.90 kilometers (145.34 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 64,855, ranked 363 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.99 square kilometers, ranked 440 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 266 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 769 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.24%, ranked 1,492 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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