Pandan, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count26
Postal code4809
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)119.90 km2 (46.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,516
Density (2015)171 / km2 (443 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 3' North, 124° 10' East (14.0492, 124.1702)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.0 meters (9.9 feet)

Pandan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 119.90 square kilometers or 46.29 square miles which constitutes 8.04% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,516. This represented 7.86% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 171 inhabitants per square kilometer or 443 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pandan has 26 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)
Bagawang4.58%9408994.56%0.85%
Balagñonan5.40%1,10897713.41%2.42%
Baldoc3.91%8027477.36%1.36%
Canlubi2.45%5024579.85%1.80%
Catamban2.80%574591-2.88%-0.55%
Cobo4.17%8558520.35%0.07%
Hiyop2.24%4604316.73%1.25%
Libod8.02%1,6461,5655.18%0.97%
Lourdes2.25%461495-6.87%-1.35%
Lumabao3.28%6726247.69%1.42%
Marambong3.89%7997319.30%1.71%
Napo7.73%1,5851,43910.15%1.86%
Oga5.03%1,0311,050-1.81%-0.35%
Pandan del Norte4.84%9939464.97%0.93%
Pandan del Sur4.50%9239121.21%0.23%
Panuto2.16%4444225.21%0.97%
Porot4.16%85369223.27%4.06%
Salvacion6.49%1,3311,14716.04%2.87%
San Andres3.11%638660-3.33%-0.64%
San Isidro1.67%3433187.86%1.45%
San Rafael1.32%2712537.11%1.32%
San Roque3.18%653659-0.91%-0.17%
Santa Cruz2.10%4314241.65%0.31%
Tabugoc3.87%7947910.38%0.07%
Tokio3.56%7306649.94%1.82%
Wagdas3.30%6776474.64%0.87%
Pandan Total20,51619,3935.79%1.08%

Historical population

The population of Pandan grew from 12,764 in 1960 to 20,516 in 2015, an increase of 7,752 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 1,123 people, from the previous population of 19,393 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,764
14,6121.33%
14,8620.34%
15,1560.39%
15,7840.41%
15,725-0.07%
17,6962.56%
19,0050.99%
19,3930.74%
20,5161.08%

Location

The municipal center of Pandan is situated at approximately 14° 3' North, 124° 10' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.0 meters or 9.9 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 Pandan are Tabaco, Iriga, Legazpi, Ligao, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Caramoran, Bagamanoc, Panganiban, Viga, Gigmoto, and Caramoan. Its distance from the national capital is 349.35 kilometers (217.08 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 349.35 kilometers (217.08 miles) to the West (N80°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,516, ranked 1,252 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.29 square kilometers, ranked 903 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 171 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,086 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 1,011 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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