Daet, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count25
Postal code4600
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)46.00 km2 (17.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)104,799
Density (2015)2,278 / km2 (5,901 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 7' North, 122° 57' East (14.1132, 122.9559)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.2 meters (26.8 feet)

Daet is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Norte. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 46.00 square kilometers or 17.76 square miles which constitutes 1.98% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 104,799. This represented 17.97% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 1.81% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,278 inhabitants per square kilometer or 5,901 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Daet has 25 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)
Alawihao10.41%10,9139,61313.52%2.44%
Awitan1.48%1,5551,31618.16%3.23%
Bagasbas4.99%5,2274,8727.29%1.35%
Barangay I2.26%2,3652,3460.81%0.15%
Barangay II2.98%3,1223,320-5.96%-1.16%
Barangay III2.13%2,2362,0389.72%1.78%
Barangay IV7.48%7,8347,5104.31%0.81%
Barangay V4.73%4,9534,9160.75%0.14%
Barangay VI1.99%2,0812,107-1.23%-0.24%
Barangay VII2.10%2,2052,378-7.28%-1.43%
Barangay VIII2.83%2,9662,971-0.17%-0.03%
Bibirao1.65%1,7311,6773.22%0.61%
Borabod3.85%4,0333,9103.15%0.59%
Calasgasan3.52%3,6862,99023.28%4.06%
Camambugan8.14%8,5287,74810.07%1.84%
Cobangbang3.76%3,9433,7026.51%1.21%
Dogongan3.20%3,3542,90615.42%2.77%
Gahonon3.37%3,5273,3933.95%0.74%
Gubat7.18%7,5205,71231.65%5.38%
Lag‑On6.28%6,5846,2066.09%1.13%
Magang5.79%6,0664,55233.26%5.62%
Mambalite2.21%2,3172,01714.87%2.68%
Mancruz1.77%1,8581,59216.71%2.99%
Pamorangon3.05%3,1953,0843.60%0.68%
San Isidro2.86%3,0002,69611.28%2.06%
Daet Total104,79995,5729.65%1.77%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Daet for the fiscal year of 2016 was 247,899,439.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009130,464,201.10
2010136,314,138.314.48%
2011155,945,452.1414.40%
2012158,282,814.661.50%
2013174,000,746.369.93%
2014193,233,911.7811.05%
2015226,042,318.5016.98%
2016247,899,439.829.67%

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 Daet is 5 to 9, with 11,517 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 908 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,133
1 to 48,844
5 to 911,517
10 to 1411,374
15 to 1911,468
20 to 249,088
25 to 297,401
30 to 346,740
35 to 396,712
40 to 446,060
45 to 495,806
50 to 544,895
55 to 594,003
60 to 643,177
65 to 692,239
70 to 741,469
75 to 79965
80 and over908
Total104,799

Historical population

The population of Daet grew from 35,434 in 1960 to 104,799 in 2015, an increase of 69,365 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.77%, or an increase of 9,227 people, from the previous population of 95,572 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
35,434
50,6203.55%
50,010-0.24%
54,7891.84%
66,4771.95%
74,3412.12%
80,6321.76%
94,1842.17%
95,5720.53%
104,7991.77%

Location

The municipal center of Daet is situated at approximately 14° 7' North, 122° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.2 meters or 26.8 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 Daet are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are Talisay, Basud, Mercedes, Vinzons, San Vicente, and San Lorenzo Ruiz. Its distance from the national capital is 219.59 kilometers (136.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 59.52 kilometers (36.98 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 91.03 kilometers (56.57 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 115.18 kilometers (71.57 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 118.17 kilometers (73.43 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 136.81 kilometers (85.01 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)
  • Lucena, 146.46 kilometers (91.01 miles) to the West (S82°W)

Distance from Manila: 219.59 kilometers (136.45 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N76°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 104,799, ranked 166 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.76 square kilometers, ranked 1,419 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,278 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 75 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.77%, ranked 1,298 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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