Camarines Sur

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camarines Sur
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
Cities2
Municipalities35
Barangays1,063
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea, Sibuyan Sea
Area (2007)5,497.03 km2 (2,122.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,952,544
Density (2015)355 / km2 (920 / sq mi)

Camarines Sur 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 Pili.

The province has a land area of 5,497.03 square kilometers or 2,122.42 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,952,544. This represented 33.68% of the total population of the Bicol Region, 3.40% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 1.93% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 355 inhabitants per square kilometer or 920 inhabitants per square mile.

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Camarines Sur is bordered, clockwise from the North, by San Miguel Bay, Philippine Sea, Lagonoy Gulf, Albay, the Ragay Gulf, and Quezon, Camarines Norte.

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Local government units

Camarines Sur has 35 municipalities and 2 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,063.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Baaomunicipality58,84954,9711.31%106.6355230
Balatanmunicipality30,92228,6991.43%93.0933217
Batomunicipality52,13748,3061.46%107.1248733
Bombonmunicipality16,51215,4371.29%28.735758
Buhimunicipality77,14373,8090.84%246.6531338
Bulamunicipality69,43068,0110.39%167.6441433
Cabusaomunicipality18,39718,0490.36%46.803939
Calabangamunicipality83,03378,1191.17%163.8050748
Camaliganmunicipality24,10922,2541.54%4.685,15113
Canamanmunicipality34,21032,3901.05%43.2779124
Caramoanmunicipality47,60544,9451.10%276.0017249
Del Gallegomunicipality25,39723,0641.85%208.3112232
Gainzamunicipality11,26210,3451.63%14.757648
Garchitorenamunicipality27,01025,2041.33%243.8011123
Goamunicipality63,30858,5031.51%206.1830734
Irigacity (CC)111,757105,9191.03%137.3581436
Lagonoymunicipality55,46551,8141.30%377.9014738
Libmananmunicipality108,716100,0021.60%342.8231775
Lupimunicipality32,16730,1181.26%199.1216238
Magaraomunicipality25,69424,2741.09%44.9757115
Milaormunicipality31,15028,4741.72%33.6492620
Minalabacmunicipality52,39048,1621.62%126.1041525
Nabuamunicipality83,87480,1110.88%96.2087242
Nagacity (ICC)196,003174,9312.19%84.482,32027
Ocampomunicipality45,93443,5231.03%118.3338825
Pamplonamunicipality36,39034,4711.04%80.6045117
Pasacaomunicipality49,03545,9461.25%149.5432819
Pilimunicipality, capital89,54582,3071.62%126.2570926
Presentacionmunicipality20,99620,0230.91%143.8014618
Ragaymunicipality58,21454,9341.11%400.2214538
Sagñaymunicipality34,54631,3141.89%154.7622319
San Fernandomunicipality35,25833,2811.10%71.7649122
San Josemunicipality40,62338,5231.02%43.0794329
Sipocotmunicipality64,85564,0420.24%243.4326646
Sirumamunicipality17,76417,0500.78%141.2712622
Tigaonmunicipality55,27248,6112.48%72.3576423
Tinambacmunicipality67,57262,4351.52%351.6219244
Camarines Sur Total1,952,5441,822,3711.32%5,497.033551,063

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Camarines Sur for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,906,298,922.78.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,237,940,128.94
20101,330,471,809.207.47%
20111,294,348,933.21-2.72%
20121,218,960,629.79-5.82%
20131,359,480,053.5811.53%
20141,575,768,826.7915.91%
20151,740,700,734.6510.47%
20161,906,298,922.789.51%

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  • 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 Sur is 10 to 14, with 240,229 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 15,366 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143,754
1 to 4187,410
5 to 9238,331
10 to 14240,229
15 to 19211,912
20 to 24165,634
25 to 29139,100
30 to 34122,902
35 to 39115,368
40 to 4499,825
45 to 4993,179
50 to 5479,411
55 to 5966,436
60 to 6452,284
65 to 6938,552
70 to 7425,644
75 to 7917,207
80 and over15,366
Total1,952,544

Historical population

The population of Camarines Sur grew from 819,565 in 1960 to 1,952,544 in 2015, an increase of 1,132,979 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.32%, or an increase of 130,173 people, from the previous population of 1,822,371 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
193,902
218,7330.76%
385,6952.88%
553,6913.78%
819,5653.51%
948,4361.44%
1,023,8191.55%
1,099,3461.43%
1,305,9191.74%
1,432,5981.75%
1,551,5491.72%
1,693,8211.22%
1,822,3712.70%
1,952,5441.32%

National roads

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

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)
  • Rolando A. Andaya Highway

Secondary Roads

  • Baao-Iriga City-Nabua Road
  • Danao-Pasacao Road
  • Iriga City-Masoli Road
  • Iriga City-Sagrada-San Ramon-Hanawan Road
  • Iriga City-San Isidro-Sagrada-San Ramon-Hanawan Road
  • Lagonoy-Presentacion Road
  • Pili Diversion Road
  • Pili-Airport Road
  • Pili-Tigaon-Albay Boundary Road
  • Presentacion-Maligaya Road
  • Sagnay-Nato Road
  • Tigaon-Goa-San Jose-Lagonoy-Guijalo via San Vicente Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Bato-Poblacion Road
  • Fraternidad-Biak-na-Bato-E Angeles-Bagumbayan Road
  • Goa-Digdigon-San Isidro Road
  • Hanawan-Consocep Road
  • Junction Balaynan-Tabgon-Lamon-Pinamihagan Road
  • Junction Binalay (Tinambac)-Tamban Road
  • Junction Digdigon (Goa)-Tinambac Road
  • Junction Teres-Garchitorena Road
  • Manguiring-Cagsao-Cabanbanan Road
  • Manguiring-Tomagodtod-Sibobo Road
  • Milaor-Minalabac-Pili Road
  • MT Villanueva Avenue-Magsaysay Road
  • Nabua-Balatan Road
  • Nabua-Bato-Libon (Tandaay-Buluang, Bato) Road
  • Naga City Boundary-Calabanga-Balongay Road
  • Naga City Boundary-Camaligan Fishing Port Road
  • Naga-Carolina-Panicuason Road
  • Panganiban Road
  • San Rafael-Mampirao-San Jose Road
  • Sipocot-Cabusao Road
  • Tinambac-Siruma Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,952,544, ranked 11 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 2,122.42 square kilometers, ranked 17 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 355 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 17 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.32%, ranked 41 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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