San Lorenzo Ruiz, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count12
Postal code4610
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)119.37 km2 (46.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,063
Density (2015)118 / km2 (305 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 2' North, 122° 52' East (14.0368, 122.8681)
Estimated elevation above sea level188.5 meters (618.2 feet)

San Lorenzo Ruiz, formerly known as Imelda, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 119.37 square kilometers or 46.09 square miles which constitutes 5.15% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,063. This represented 2.41% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 118 inhabitants per square kilometer or 305 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Lorenzo Ruiz has 12 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)
Daculang Bolo10.95%1,5401,4883.49%0.66%
Dagotdotan7.33%1,03190414.05%2.53%
Langga2.06%29026011.54%2.10%
Laniton5.40%76065116.74%2.99%
Maisog3.35%471473-0.42%-0.08%
Mampurog18.94%2,6632,35313.17%2.38%
Manlimonsito4.60%64754019.81%3.50%
Matacong26.49%3,7253,28413.43%2.43%
Salvacion3.24%4564228.06%1.49%
San Antonio3.38%4764691.49%0.28%
San Isidro9.24%1,3001,2375.09%0.95%
San Ramon5.01%70451137.77%6.29%
San Lorenzo Ruiz Total14,06312,59211.68%2.13%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Lorenzo Ruiz for the fiscal year of 2016 was 59,517,282.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,677,165.74
201036,041,294.667.02%
201139,403,294.909.33%
201239,010,318.43-1.00%
201341,771,457.457.08%
201447,042,121.2612.62%
201553,939,462.7414.66%
201659,517,282.2910.34%

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 San Lorenzo Ruiz is 5 to 9, with 1,712 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 95 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1314
1 to 41,424
5 to 91,712
10 to 141,603
15 to 191,415
20 to 241,145
25 to 29977
30 to 34894
35 to 39895
40 to 44702
45 to 49753
50 to 54655
55 to 59491
60 to 64359
65 to 69301
70 to 74208
75 to 79120
80 and over95
Total14,063

Historical population

The population of San Lorenzo Ruiz grew from 8,227 in 1975 to 14,063 in 2015, an increase of 5,836 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.13%, or an increase of 1,471 people, from the previous population of 12,592 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,227
8,8591.49%
9,2860.47%
10,8112.89%
11,6781.67%
12,2990.72%
12,5920.86%
14,0632.13%

Location

The municipal center of San Lorenzo Ruiz is situated at approximately 14° 2' North, 122° 52' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 188.5 meters or 618.2 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 San Lorenzo Ruiz are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are San Vicente, Basud, Talisay, Daet, Labo, and Vinzons. Its distance from the national capital is 212.72 kilometers (132.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 57.09 kilometers (35.48 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 89.98 kilometers (55.91 miles) to the Southeast (S41°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 113.99 kilometers (70.83 miles) to the Southeast (S39°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 119.62 kilometers (74.33 miles) to the Southeast (S51°E)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 136.59 kilometers (84.88 miles) to the Southeast (S43°E)
  • Lucena, 136.13 kilometers (84.59 miles) to the West (S85°W)

Distance from Manila: 212.72 kilometers (132.18 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,063, ranked 1,437 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.09 square kilometers, ranked 902 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 118 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,263 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.13%, ranked 1,205 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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