Tigaon, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count23
Postal code4420
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Area (2007)72.35 km2 (27.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)55,272
Density (2015)764 / km2 (1,979 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 38' North, 123° 30' East (13.6331, 123.4947)
Estimated elevation above sea level66.8 meters (219.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 72.35 square kilometers or 27.93 square miles which constitutes 1.32% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 55,272. This represented 2.83% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.95% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 764 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,979 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tigaon has 23 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)
Abo2.54%1,4051,19018.07%3.21%
Cabalinadan3.46%1,9101,51526.07%4.51%
Caraycayon7.01%3,8723,7932.08%0.39%
Casuna2.42%1,3371,02929.93%5.11%
Consocep1.00%5555196.94%1.29%
Coyaoyao2.98%1,6451,5317.45%1.38%
Gaao2.95%1,6331,31524.18%4.21%
Gingaroy2.34%1,2911,04024.13%4.20%
Gubat6.23%3,4463,3034.33%0.81%
Huyonhuyon4.29%2,3702,09213.29%2.40%
Libod2.87%1,5841,43510.38%1.90%
Mabalodbalod5.06%2,7952,6933.79%0.71%
May‑Anao6.04%3,3382,98411.86%2.16%
Panagan2.87%1,5881,5452.78%0.52%
Poblacion7.29%4,0292,60554.66%8.66%
Salvacion6.44%3,5582,99718.72%3.32%
San Antonio4.80%2,6522,27116.78%3.00%
San Francisco2.46%1,3611,10023.73%4.14%
San Miguel2.22%1,2261,1684.97%0.93%
San Rafael7.02%3,8803,6027.72%1.43%
Talojongon7.33%4,0523,65410.89%1.99%
Tinawagan6.62%3,6573,22913.25%2.40%
Vinagre3.78%2,0882,0014.35%0.81%
Tigaon Total55,27248,61113.70%2.48%

Historical population

The population of Tigaon grew from 20,337 in 1960 to 55,272 in 2015, an increase of 34,935 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.47%, or an increase of 6,661 people, from the previous population of 48,611 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,337
20,224-0.05%
25,2824.58%
26,5040.95%
33,6502.42%
39,1862.89%
40,2100.55%
45,5091.72%
48,6112.43%
55,2722.47%

Location

The municipal center of Tigaon is situated at approximately 13° 38' North, 123° 30' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 66.8 meters or 219.0 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 Tigaon are Iriga, Naga, Tabaco, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Sagñay, Goa, San Jose, Lagonoy, Ocampo, and Buhi. Its distance from the national capital is 291.48 kilometers (181.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 291.48 kilometers (181.12 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 55,272, ranked 463 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.93 square kilometers, ranked 1,225 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 764 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 241 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.48%, ranked 212 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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