Panganiban, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count23
Postal code4806
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)79.96 km2 (30.87 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,287
Density (2015)116 / km2 (301 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 54' North, 124° 18' East (13.9081, 124.3010)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.8 meters (15.9 feet)

Panganiban, formerly known as Payo, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 79.96 square kilometers or 30.87 square miles which constitutes 5.36% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,287. This represented 3.56% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 116 inhabitants per square kilometer or 301 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panganiban 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)
Alinawan3.77%3503490.29%0.05%
Babaguan1.80%167220-24.09%-5.11%
Bagong Bayan2.66%247294-15.99%-3.26%
Burabod3.26%30327310.99%2.00%
Cabuyoan9.21%855893-4.26%-0.82%
Cagdarao7.46%69362610.70%1.95%
Mabini5.91%5495333.00%0.56%
Maculiw3.66%340376-9.57%-1.90%
Panay3.42%318363-12.40%-2.49%
Salvacion5.11%475554-14.26%-2.89%
San Antonio3.63%337367-8.17%-1.61%
San Joaquin3.91%363387-6.20%-1.21%
San Jose2.46%228230-0.87%-0.17%
San Juan1.76%163226-27.88%-6.03%
San Miguel11.18%1,0389657.56%1.40%
San Nicolas5.21%484508-4.72%-0.92%
San Pedro5.02%466501-6.99%-1.37%
San Vicente2.29%2132072.90%0.55%
Santa Ana3.70%344360-4.44%-0.86%
Santa Maria3.33%309328-5.79%-1.13%
Santo Santiago3.10%288345-16.52%-3.38%
Taopon2.62%243309-21.36%-4.47%
Tibo5.53%514524-1.91%-0.37%
Panganiban Total9,2879,738-4.63%-0.90%

Historical population

The population of Panganiban grew from 8,311 in 1960 to 9,287 in 2015, an increase of 976 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.90%, or a decrease of 451 people, from the previous population of 9,738 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,311
7,589-0.89%
7,7890.52%
7,409-0.99%
8,3441.20%
8,4800.30%
8,8770.99%
9,2900.63%
9,7381.73%
9,287-0.90%

Location

The municipal center of Panganiban is situated at approximately 13° 54' North, 124° 18' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.8 meters or 15.9 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 Panganiban are Tabaco, Legazpi, Sorsogon City, Iriga, Ligao, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Bagamanoc, Viga, Gigmoto, Caramoran, Pandan, and Baras. Its distance from the national capital is 366.26 kilometers (227.59 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 366.26 kilometers (227.59 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,287, ranked 1,544 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 30.87 square kilometers, ranked 1,177 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 116 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,283 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.90%, ranked 1,606 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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