Canaman, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count24
Postal code4402
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,210
Density (2015)791 / km2 (2,047 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 39' North, 123° 10' East (13.6475, 123.1705)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.4 meters (17.8 feet)

Canaman is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 43.27 square kilometers or 16.71 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,210. This represented 1.75% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 791 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,047 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Canaman has 24 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)
Baras7.11%2,4312,2707.09%1.31%
Del Rosario11.52%3,9413,6218.84%1.63%
Dinaga4.98%1,7041,6513.21%0.60%
Fundado1.61%55147116.99%3.03%
Haring7.28%2,4902,548-2.28%-0.44%
Iquin2.33%79772110.54%1.93%
Linaga1.60%5475019.18%1.69%
Mangayawan5.10%1,7441,6406.34%1.18%
Palo2.15%73558525.64%4.44%
Pangpang2.63%9018585.01%0.94%
Poro5.11%1,7491,6327.17%1.33%
San Agustin7.07%2,4192,689-10.04%-1.99%
San Francisco3.08%1,0541,0242.93%0.55%
San Jose East1.29%44239212.76%2.31%
San Jose West1.49%51043218.06%3.21%
San Juan0.68%2322119.95%1.82%
San Nicolas2.36%80865124.12%4.20%
San Roque3.27%1,11794018.83%3.34%
San Vicente8.72%2,9823,038-1.84%-0.35%
Santa Cruz4.76%1,6271,4948.90%1.64%
Santa Teresita4.09%1,3991,3771.60%0.30%
Sua3.38%1,1551,0668.35%1.54%
Talidtid3.20%1,09493916.51%2.95%
Tibgao5.21%1,7811,6398.66%1.59%
Canaman Total34,21032,3905.62%1.05%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Canaman for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,553,923.66.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,222,531.79
2010
2011
2012
2013
201463,013,909.12
201571,877,768.7814.07%
201679,553,923.6610.68%

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 Canaman is 15 to 19, with 3,800 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 286 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1724
1 to 42,932
5 to 93,783
10 to 143,773
15 to 193,800
20 to 243,176
25 to 292,669
30 to 342,324
35 to 392,037
40 to 441,784
45 to 491,677
50 to 541,484
55 to 591,242
60 to 641,010
65 to 69757
70 to 74465
75 to 79286
80 and over287
Total34,210

Historical population

The population of Canaman grew from 8,988 in 1960 to 34,210 in 2015, an increase of 25,222 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.05%, or an increase of 1,820 people, from the previous population of 32,390 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,988
12,4223.22%
14,5223.18%
15,7871.68%
20,2982.55%
22,7322.14%
27,7194.34%
31,5831.82%
32,3900.92%
34,2101.05%

Location

The municipal center of Canaman is situated at approximately 13° 39' North, 123° 10' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.4 meters or 17.8 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 Canaman are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Magarao, Camaligan, Bombon, Milaor, Gainza, and Calabanga. Its distance from the national capital is 258.53 kilometers (160.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 258.53 kilometers (160.64 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,210, ranked 813 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,447 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 791 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 226 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.05%, ranked 1,004 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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