San Miguel, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count24
Postal code4802
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)129.94 km2 (50.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,006
Density (2015)115 / km2 (299 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 39' North, 124° 18' East (13.6421, 124.3031)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.6 meters (47.9 feet)

San Miguel is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 129.94 square kilometers or 50.17 square miles which constitutes 8.71% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,006. This represented 5.75% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 115 inhabitants per square kilometer or 299 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Miguel has 24 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)
Atsan2.97%4454440.23%0.04%
Balatohan3.98%59751515.92%2.85%
Boton3.51%52647311.21%2.04%
Buhi3.15%47340018.25%3.24%
Dayawa1.61%2412295.24%0.98%
J. M. Alberto5.43%81573411.04%2.01%
Katipunan3.75%5635345.43%1.01%
Kilikilihan7.40%1,1101,0594.82%0.90%
Mabato7.17%1,07693515.08%2.71%
Obo4.72%7087020.85%0.16%
Pacogon2.55%3823742.14%0.40%
Pagsangahan5.78%86877412.14%2.21%
Pangilao1.83%274295-7.12%-1.40%
Paraiso6.88%1,0339785.62%1.05%
Poblacion District II3.89%583600-2.83%-0.55%
Poblacion District III7.26%1,0901,0523.61%0.68%
Progreso6.64%9969415.84%1.09%
Salvacion2.40%3603289.76%1.79%
San Juan4.82%7237111.69%0.32%
San Marcos1.50%22519018.42%3.27%
Santa Elena1.09%163177-7.91%-1.56%
Siay3.32%4984657.10%1.31%
Solong4.78%717738-2.85%-0.55%
Tobrehon3.60%54045917.65%3.14%
San Miguel Total15,00614,1076.37%1.18%

Historical population

The population of San Miguel grew from 10,111 in 1960 to 15,006 in 2015, an increase of 4,895 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.18%, or an increase of 899 people, from the previous population of 14,107 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,111
10,4550.33%
11,2221.43%
11,2810.10%
11,5870.27%
12,0520.74%
12,2050.27%
12,9660.84%
14,1073.12%
15,0061.18%

Location

The municipal center of San Miguel is situated at approximately 13° 39' North, 124° 18' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.6 meters or 47.9 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 San Miguel are Tabaco, Sorsogon City, Legazpi, Ligao, Iriga, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Bato, Baras, Virac, Gigmoto, San Andres, and Viga. Its distance from the national capital is 373.86 kilometers (232.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 373.86 kilometers (232.31 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,006, ranked 1,416 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.17 square kilometers, ranked 848 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 115 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,285 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.18%, ranked 915 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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