Siruma, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count22
Postal code4427
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSan Miguel Bay [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)141.27 km2 (54.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,764
Density (2015)126 / km2 (326 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 1' North, 123° 16' East (14.0221, 123.2596)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.4 meters (66.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 141.27 square kilometers or 54.54 square miles which constitutes 2.57% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,764. This represented 0.91% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.31% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 126 inhabitants per square kilometer or 326 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Siruma 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)
Bagong Sirang1.72%3062973.03%0.57%
Bahao3.63%6456400.78%0.15%
Boboan5.10%9069050.11%0.02%
Butawanan8.34%1,4811,4392.92%0.55%
Cabugao7.06%1,2551,2500.40%0.08%
Fundado5.38%9551,038-8.00%-1.57%
Homestead2.34%415485-14.43%-2.92%
La Purisima2.03%36029322.87%4.00%
Mabuhay2.59%46035928.13%4.83%
Malaconini1.64%2922881.39%0.26%
Matandang Siruma1.76%312327-4.59%-0.89%
Nalayahan2.99%53137043.51%7.12%
Pamintan‑Bantilan5.26%93584510.65%1.95%
Pinitan6.97%1,2391,278-3.05%-0.59%
Poblacion9.54%1,6941,6254.25%0.79%
Salvacion6.05%1,0751,106-2.80%-0.54%
San Andres2.80%49732353.87%8.55%
San Ramon3.99%70961415.47%2.78%
Sulpa4.52%80372910.15%1.86%
Tandoc2.70%479505-5.15%-1.00%
Tongo‑Bantigue1.51%268361-25.76%-5.51%
Vito12.09%2,1471,9738.82%1.62%
Siruma Total17,76417,0504.19%0.78%

Historical population

The population of Siruma grew from 9,307 in 1960 to 17,764 in 2015, an increase of 8,457 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.78%, or an increase of 714 people, from the previous population of 17,050 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,307
9,3730.07%
10,4352.18%
11,6132.16%
13,1031.21%
13,8701.07%
16,3393.58%
17,0350.58%
17,0500.03%
17,7640.78%

Location

The municipal center of Siruma is situated at approximately 14° 1' North, 123° 16' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.4 meters or 66.8 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 Siruma are Naga, Iriga, Tabaco, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Tinambac, Mercedes, Basud, Calabanga, Daet, and Cabusao. Its distance from the national capital is 253.87 kilometers (157.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 253.87 kilometers (157.75 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,764, ranked 1,329 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 54.54 square kilometers, ranked 788 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 126 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,235 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.78%, ranked 1,249 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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