Caramoan, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count49
Postal code4429
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)276.00 km2 (106.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,605
Density (2015)172 / km2 (447 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 46' North, 123° 52' East (13.7703, 123.8630)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.3 feet)

Caramoan is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 276.00 square kilometers or 106.56 square miles which constitutes 5.02% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,605. This represented 2.44% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.82% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 172 inhabitants per square kilometer or 447 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caramoan has 49 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)
Agaas0.90%4283929.18%1.69%
Antolon1.09%51743020.23%3.57%
Bacgong0.97%462547-15.54%-3.16%
Bahay1.14%5435243.63%0.68%
Bikal2.88%1,3721,3184.10%0.77%
Binanuahan2.02%96081917.22%3.07%
Cabacongan3.03%1,4411,4221.34%0.25%
Cadong1.94%9258775.47%1.02%
Canatuan0.72%343356-3.65%-0.71%
Caputatan1.33%635672-5.51%-1.07%
Colongcogong3.02%1,4381,25015.04%2.70%
Daraga2.77%1,3211,14815.07%2.71%
Gata3.66%1,7421,777-1.97%-0.38%
Gibgos4.49%2,1372,0932.10%0.40%
Gogon2.92%1,3921,2977.32%1.35%
Guijalo5.98%2,8452,6208.59%1.58%
Hanopol1.90%9058388.00%1.48%
Hanoy1.05%50244512.81%2.32%
Haponan2.02%9641,131-14.77%-3.00%
Ilawod1.62%77069211.27%2.05%
Ili‑Centro2.57%1,2221,1288.33%1.54%
Lidong0.88%418424-1.42%-0.27%
Lubas1.27%604629-3.97%-0.77%
Malabog2.06%98285614.72%2.65%
Maligaya1.59%75964318.04%3.21%
Mampirao1.31%6265788.30%1.53%
Mandiclum2.08%98980522.86%4.00%
Maqueda1.83%8708660.46%0.09%
Minalaba1.09%5175111.17%0.22%
Oring2.21%1,0531,279-17.67%-3.63%
Oroc‑Osoc1.42%67661410.10%1.85%
Pagolinan0.97%464478-2.93%-0.56%
Pandanan2.01%9559193.92%0.73%
Paniman3.01%1,4321,25913.74%2.48%
Patag‑Belen1.02%4874605.87%1.09%
Pili‑Centro1.72%82173611.55%2.10%
Pili‑Tabiguian1.43%6836810.29%0.06%
Poloan0.71%338486-30.45%-6.68%
Salvacion2.28%1,08496612.22%2.22%
San Roque1.59%7587412.29%0.43%
San Vicente2.27%1,0791,0057.36%1.36%
Santa Cruz1.96%93277919.64%3.47%
Solnopan1.92%913956-4.50%-0.87%
Tabgon3.55%1,6891,6055.23%0.98%
Tabiguian2.03%9678879.02%1.66%
Tabog2.36%1,1241,00511.84%2.15%
Tawog4.26%2,0261,75115.71%2.82%
Terogo1.95%92976621.28%3.74%
Toboan1.19%56648416.94%3.02%
Caramoan Total47,60544,9455.92%1.10%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Caramoan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 123,416,089.20.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,056,695.18
201071,727,386.9940.49%
201178,837,245.719.91%
201276,142,863.29-3.42%
201386,534,826.1813.65%
201499,981,124.5015.54%
2015112,058,871.2512.08%
2016123,416,089.2010.14%

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 Caramoan is 10 to 14, with 6,436 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 453 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,177
1 to 44,947
5 to 96,363
10 to 146,436
15 to 195,103
20 to 243,644
25 to 292,935
30 to 342,568
35 to 392,347
40 to 442,290
45 to 492,254
50 to 541,866
55 to 591,676
60 to 641,315
65 to 69930
70 to 74782
75 to 79519
80 and over453
Total47,605

Historical population

The population of Caramoan grew from 27,160 in 1960 to 47,605 in 2015, an increase of 20,445 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 2,660 people, from the previous population of 44,945 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,160
31,3391.41%
31,3990.04%
32,6590.79%
36,1071.01%
39,4161.66%
39,6420.12%
40,8100.40%
44,9453.58%
47,6051.10%

Location

The municipal center of Caramoan is situated at approximately 13° 46' North, 123° 52' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.3 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 Caramoan are Tabaco, Iriga, Ligao, Legazpi, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Presentacion, Garchitorena, San Andres, Lagonoy, Caramoran, and San Jose. Its distance from the national capital is 324.19 kilometers (201.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 324.19 kilometers (201.44 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,605, ranked 557 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 106.56 square kilometers, ranked 367 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 172 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,072 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.10%, ranked 523 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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