Mambajao, Camiguin Profile – PhilAtlas

Mambajao, Province of Camiguin

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceCamiguin
Barangay count15
Postal code9100
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)89.00 km2 (34.36 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,735
Density (2015)435 / km2 (1,127 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 15' North, 124° 43' East (9.2532, 124.7168)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.0 meters (10.0 feet)

Mambajao is a coastal municipality in the island province of Camiguin. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 89.00 square kilometers or 34.36 square miles which constitutes 37.40% of Camiguin's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,735. This represented 43.78% of the total population of Camiguin province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 435 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,127 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mambajao has 15 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)
Agoho6.69%2,5932,3749.22%1.69%
Anito4.26%1,6501,5933.58%0.67%
Balbagon7.20%2,7902,6067.06%1.31%
Baylao6.90%2,6732,15124.27%4.22%
Benhaan2.79%1,0811,0205.98%1.11%
Bug‑ong3.21%1,2441,1587.43%1.37%
Kuguita3.05%1,1831,1274.97%0.93%
Magting5.39%2,0891,9805.51%1.03%
Naasag4.29%1,6631,5447.71%1.42%
Pandan7.63%2,9572,7318.28%1.53%
Poblacion27.42%10,62310,3302.84%0.53%
Soro‑soro2.81%1,0891,0394.81%0.90%
Tagdo3.55%1,3741,3581.18%0.22%
Tupsan6.76%2,6192,4556.68%1.24%
Yumbing8.02%3,1072,9694.65%0.87%
Mambajao Total38,73536,4356.31%1.17%

Historical population

The population of Mambajao grew from 15,288 in 1960 to 38,735 in 2015, an increase of 23,447 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.17%, or an increase of 2,300 people, from the previous population of 36,435 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,288
18,6731.98%
19,1830.54%
21,3372.15%
25,2071.68%
27,7701.83%
30,8062.25%
35,3081.90%
36,4351.15%
38,7351.17%

Location

The municipal center of Mambajao is situated at approximately 9° 15' North, 124° 43' East, in the island of Camiguin. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.0 meters or 10.0 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 Mambajao are Gingoog, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Cabadbaran, Butuan, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Mahinog, Catarman, Sagay, Guinsiliban, Kinoguitan, and Balingoan. Its distance from the national capital is 717.07 kilometers (445.57 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 717.07 kilometers (445.57 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,735, ranked 719 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.36 square kilometers, ranked 1,111 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 435 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 453 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.17%, ranked 927 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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