Camiguin

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camiguin
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
CapitalMambajao
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities5
Barangays58
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)237.95 km2
(91.87 sq. mi)
Population (2015)88,478
Density (2015)372 per km2
(963 per sq. mi)
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Camiguin is a province in the Philippines situated in the Northern Mindanao region occupying the northern-central section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Mambajao.

The province has a land area of 237.95 square kilometers or 91.87 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 88,478 representing 1.89% of the total population of the Northern Mindanao region, 0.37% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.09% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 372 inhabitants per square kilometer or 963 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Camiguin is completely surrounded by Bohol Sea

Map of the Philippines with Camiguin highlighted in redMap of Camiguin showing its component municipalitiesCatarmanGuinsilibanMahinogMambajaoSagay
Local government units

Camiguin has 5 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 58.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Catarmanmun16,798
(18.99%)
16,3880.47%53.75 km2
(20.75 sq mi)
313 per km2
(810 per sq mi)
14
Guinsilibanmun6,281
(7.10%)
5,5802.28%18.52 km2
(7.15 sq mi)
339 per km2
(878 per sq mi)
7
Mahinogmun14,038
(15.87%)
13,5310.70%32.55 km2
(12.57 sq mi)
431 per km2
(1,117 per sq mi)
13
Mambajaomun, capital38,735
(43.78%)
36,4351.17%89.00 km2
(34.36 sq mi)
435 per km2
(1,127 per sq mi)
15
Sagaymun12,626
(14.27%)
11,8731.18%44.13 km2
(17.04 sq mi)
286 per km2
(741 per sq mi)
9
Camiguin Total88,47883,8071.04%237.95 km2
(91.87 sq mi)
372 per km2
(963 per sq mi)
58
Historical population

The population of Camiguin grew from 44,717 in 1960 to 88,478 in 2015, an increase of 43,761 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.04%, or an increase of 4,671 people, from the previous population of 83,807 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 230,754
1918 Dec 3137,8391.32%
1939 Jan 140,8050.38%
1948 Oct 169,5995.63%
1960 Feb 1544,717-3.82%
1970 May 653,9131.85%
1975 May 152,547-0.51%
1980 May 157,1261.68%
1990 May 164,2471.18%
1995 Sep 168,0391.08%
2000 May 174,2321.89%
2007 Aug 181,2931.26%
2010 May 183,8071.11%
2015 Aug 188,4781.04%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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