Claveria, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count41
Postal code3519
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)194.80 km2 (75.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,921
Density (2015)154 / km2 (398 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 37' North, 121° 5' East (18.6089, 121.0839)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.6 meters (34.9 feet)

Claveria is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 194.80 square kilometers or 75.21 square miles which constitutes 2.10% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,921. This represented 2.49% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 154 inhabitants per square kilometer or 398 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Claveria has 41 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)
Alimoan1.83%548606-9.57%-1.90%
Bacsay Cataraoan Norte1.15%343418-17.94%-3.70%
Bacsay Cataraoan Sur1.70%5104669.44%1.73%
Bacsay Mapulapula1.46%437444-1.58%-0.30%
Bilibigao2.05%6135746.79%1.26%
Buenavista0.99%295321-8.10%-1.60%
Cadcadir East2.00%597603-1.00%-0.19%
Cadcadir West2.07%620627-1.12%-0.21%
Camalaggoan/D Leaño1.20%36029721.21%3.73%
Capanikian2.12%633650-2.62%-0.50%
Centro I6.03%1,8041,7910.73%0.14%
Centro II2.11%6326280.64%0.12%
Centro III3.91%1,1691,250-6.48%-1.27%
Centro IV3.10%9291,112-16.46%-3.37%
Centro V3.64%1,0901,149-5.13%-1.00%
Centro VI5.82%1,7421,7380.23%0.04%
Centro VII3.11%9329260.65%0.12%
Centro VIII2.94%8798434.27%0.80%
Culao3.62%1,0841,095-1.00%-0.19%
Dibalio2.74%8217943.40%0.64%
Kilkiling3.15%9441,010-6.53%-1.28%
Lablabig1.25%374498-24.90%-5.31%
Luzon1.57%470528-10.98%-2.19%
Mabnang1.80%538563-4.44%-0.86%
Magdalena2.86%8567839.32%1.71%
Malilitao2.33%696772-9.84%-1.95%
Nagsabaran1.65%4954783.56%0.67%
Pata East3.55%1,0639917.27%1.34%
Pata West3.36%1,0049288.19%1.51%
Pinas2.14%6416144.40%0.82%
San Antonio1.03%308315-2.22%-0.43%
San Isidro0.87%261365-28.49%-6.19%
San Vicente1.14%340351-3.13%-0.60%
Santa Maria1.50%4504500.00%0.00%
Santiago1.18%354356-0.56%-0.11%
Santo Niño0.97%291292-0.34%-0.07%
Santo Tomas1.34%402471-14.65%-2.97%
Tabbugan1.63%487496-1.81%-0.35%
Taggat Norte3.98%1,1921,1285.67%1.06%
Taggat Sur6.93%2,0752,0123.13%0.59%
Union2.15%642749-14.29%-2.89%
Claveria Total29,92130,482-1.84%-0.35%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Claveria for the fiscal year of 2016 was 104,014,882.10.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200959,631,542.95
201064,257,479.507.76%
201170,468,488.789.67%
201268,666,211.03-2.56%
201374,602,458.298.65%
201484,367,536.8413.09%
201594,352,634.1911.84%
2016104,014,882.1010.24%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Claveria is 10 to 14, with 2,961 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 457 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1503
1 to 42,092
5 to 92,847
10 to 142,961
15 to 192,752
20 to 242,441
25 to 292,310
30 to 342,096
35 to 391,935
40 to 441,867
45 to 491,876
50 to 541,541
55 to 591,350
60 to 641,010
65 to 69772
70 to 74587
75 to 79457
80 and over524
Total29,921

Historical population

The population of Claveria grew from 17,025 in 1960 to 29,921 in 2015, an increase of 12,896 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.35%, or a decrease of 561 people, from the previous population of 30,482 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,025
22,6142.82%
23,1260.45%
24,5091.17%
24,145-0.15%
25,3630.93%
29,2773.12%
30,2750.46%
30,4820.25%
29,921-0.35%

Location

The municipal center of Claveria is situated at approximately 18° 37' North, 121° 5' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.6 meters or 34.9 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 Claveria are Laoag, Batac, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Vigan, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Santa Praxedes, Sanchez-Mira, Adams, Dumalneg, Pamplona, and Pagudpud. Its distance from the national capital is 444.82 kilometers (276.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 444.82 kilometers (276.40 miles) to the South (S1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,921, ranked 936 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 75.21 square kilometers, ranked 568 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 154 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,131 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.35%, ranked 1,391 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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