Capalonga, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count22
Postal code4607
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)290.00 km2 (111.97 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,215
Density (2015)111 / km2 (288 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 20' North, 122° 30' East (14.3317, 122.4938)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.4 meters (14.4 feet)

Capalonga is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 290.00 square kilometers or 111.97 square miles which constitutes 12.50% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,215. This represented 5.52% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 0.56% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 111 inhabitants per square kilometer or 288 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Capalonga has 22 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)
Alayao8.81%2,8372,7792.09%0.39%
Binawangan5.30%1,7071,6205.37%1.00%
Calabaca8.92%2,8722,6598.01%1.48%
Camagsaan3.20%1,03189115.71%2.82%
Catabaguangan2.26%72865211.66%2.12%
Catioan10.05%3,2373,2260.34%0.06%
Del Pilar4.97%1,6021,5046.52%1.21%
Itok5.84%1,8821,8690.70%0.13%
Lucbanan1.88%605619-2.26%-0.43%
Mabini1.96%63355613.85%2.50%
Mactang2.52%81172511.86%2.16%
Magsaysay5.76%1,8541,7456.25%1.16%
Mataque3.76%1,2111,1991.00%0.19%
Old Camp4.48%1,4441,486-2.83%-0.54%
Poblacion10.45%3,3663,2992.03%0.38%
San Antonio1.83%591703-15.93%-3.25%
San Isidro0.68%219327-33.03%-7.35%
San Roque2.59%835912-8.44%-1.67%
Tanawan2.71%87271921.28%3.74%
Ubang6.22%2,0032,200-8.95%-1.77%
Villa Aurora3.68%1,1841,05012.76%2.31%
Villa Belen2.14%69155923.61%4.12%
Capalonga Total32,21531,2992.93%0.55%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Capalonga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 106,696,164.86.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200959,698,368.41
201063,609,954.096.55%
201169,805,277.169.74%
201267,882,773.30-2.75%
2013
201484,551,858.52
201594,606,543.1511.89%
2016106,696,164.8612.78%

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 Capalonga is 5 to 9, with 4,273 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 226 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1811
1 to 43,532
5 to 94,273
10 to 144,258
15 to 193,317
20 to 242,354
25 to 291,980
30 to 341,903
35 to 391,828
40 to 441,736
45 to 491,573
50 to 541,296
55 to 591,084
60 to 64802
65 to 69590
70 to 74382
75 to 79270
80 and over226
Total32,215

Historical population

The population of Capalonga grew from 15,505 in 1960 to 32,215 in 2015, an increase of 16,710 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.55%, or an increase of 916 people, from the previous population of 31,299 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,505
17,8911.41%
20,9043.17%
21,7180.77%
23,5570.82%
25,3361.37%
26,5771.03%
29,6831.54%
31,2991.95%
32,2150.55%

Location

The municipal center of Capalonga is situated at approximately 14° 20' North, 122° 30' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.4 meters or 14.4 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 Capalonga are Tayabas, Lucena, Naga, San Pablo, Iriga, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Santa Elena, Jose Panganiban, Paracale, Tagkawayan, Labo, and Jomalig. Its distance from the national capital is 165.72 kilometers (102.97 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tayabas, Quezon, 103.07 kilometers (64.04 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)
  • Lucena, 104.80 kilometers (65.12 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S65°W)
  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 108.20 kilometers (67.23 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 129.39 kilometers (80.40 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 141.40 kilometers (87.86 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 144.14 kilometers (89.56 miles) to the West (S85°W)

Distance from Manila: 165.72 kilometers (102.97 miles) to the West (N80°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,215, ranked 866 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 111.97 square kilometers, ranked 336 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 111 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,289 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.55%, ranked 664 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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