Camarines Norte

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camarines Norte
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
Cities0
Municipalities12
Barangays282
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)2,320.07 km2 (895.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)583,313
Density (2015)251 / km2 (651 / sq mi)

Camarines Norte is a province in the Philippines situated in the Bicol Region occupying the southeastern peninsula of Luzon and the outlying island provinces of Masbate and Catanduanes.. Its capital is the Municipality of Daet.

The province has a land area of 2,320.07 square kilometers or 895.78 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 583,313. This represented 10.06% of the total population of the Bicol Region, 1.01% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.58% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 251 inhabitants per square kilometer or 651 inhabitants per square mile.

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Camarines Norte is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Philippine Sea, San Miguel Bay, Camarines Sur, Quezon, and the Lamon Bay.

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Local government units

Camarines Norte has 12 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 282.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Basudmunicipality41,01738,1761.38%260.2815829
Capalongamunicipality32,21531,2990.55%290.0011122
Daetmunicipality, capital104,79995,5721.77%46.002,27825
Jose Panganibanmunicipality59,63955,5571.36%214.4427827
Labomunicipality101,08292,0411.80%589.3617252
Mercedesmunicipality50,84147,6741.23%173.6929326
Paracalemunicipality59,14953,2432.02%197.9029927
San Lorenzo Ruizmunicipality14,06312,5922.13%119.3711812
San Vicentemunicipality10,39610,1140.52%57.491819
Santa Elenamunicipality40,78640,828-0.02%199.3520519
Talisaymunicipality25,84123,9041.49%30.7684015
Vinzonsmunicipality43,48541,9150.70%141.4330719
Camarines Norte Total583,313542,9151.38%2,320.07251282

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Camarines Norte for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,060,338,233.44.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009594,810,543.43
2010617,186,513.913.76%
2011682,129,495.2910.52%
2012649,814,734.91-4.74%
2013709,882,418.279.24%
2014828,866,022.9716.76%
2015929,047,783.7012.09%
20161,060,338,233.4414.13%

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 Camarines Norte is 5 to 9, with 70,880 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4,435 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113,870
1 to 458,170
5 to 970,880
10 to 1467,741
15 to 1960,179
20 to 2448,433
25 to 2941,567
30 to 3436,729
35 to 3934,495
40 to 4430,637
45 to 4930,083
50 to 5425,372
55 to 5920,682
60 to 6415,968
65 to 6911,530
70 to 747,604
75 to 794,938
80 and over4,435
Total583,313

Historical population

The population of Camarines Norte grew from 188,091 in 1960 to 583,313 in 2015, an increase of 395,222 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 40,398 people, from the previous population of 542,915 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
45,503
52,0810.86%
98,3243.23%
103,7020.55%
188,0915.37%
262,2073.30%
288,4061.93%
308,0071.32%
390,9822.41%
439,1512.20%
470,6541.50%
513,7851.22%
542,9152.03%
583,3131.38%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Camarines Norte as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)
  • Quirino Highway

Secondary Roads

  • Daet Airport Road
  • Tagas-Daet Poblacion-Magang Road
  • Talobatib-Jose Panganiban Poblacion-Port Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Bagong Silang-Capalonga Road
  • Batobalani-Tawig-Tugos-Paracale Road
  • Daet-Mercedes Road
  • Gahonon Road
  • Pres. Cory C. Aquino Boulevard (Bagasbas Boulevard)
  • Santa Elena-Capalonga By Pass Coastal Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 583,313, ranked 51 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 895.78 square kilometers, ranked 58 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 251 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 32 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.38%, ranked 32 out of 81

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.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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