Del Gallego, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count32
Postal code4411
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesRagay Gulf [Sibuyan Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)208.31 km2 (80.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,397
Density (2015)122 / km2 (316 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 55' North, 122° 36' East (13.9217, 122.5959)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.8 meters (22.2 feet)

Del Gallego is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 208.31 square kilometers or 80.43 square miles which constitutes 3.79% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,397. This represented 1.30% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 122 inhabitants per square kilometer or 316 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Del Gallego has 32 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)
Bagong Silang4.04%1,02785420.26%3.57%
Bucal0.82%20818114.92%2.68%
Cabasag3.31%84172815.52%2.79%
Comadaycaday2.46%6246240.00%0.00%
Comadogcadog5.91%1,5021,36410.12%1.85%
Domagondong1.15%29225215.87%2.84%
Kinalangan2.72%6916762.22%0.42%
Mabini2.12%53848111.85%2.16%
Magais I4.47%1,1361,0537.88%1.46%
Magais II0.95%24221910.50%1.92%
Mansalaya4.22%1,0721,0660.56%0.11%
Nagkalit2.75%69861912.76%2.31%
Palaspas2.45%62255811.47%2.09%
Pamplona1.04%263294-10.54%-2.10%
Pasay4.35%1,10498811.74%2.14%
Pinagdapian2.25%5725445.15%0.96%
Pinugusan0.66%1671567.05%1.31%
Poblacion Zone III6.03%1,5321,33015.19%2.73%
Sabang8.18%2,0781,76217.93%3.19%
Salvacion1.96%49743015.58%2.80%
San Juan3.41%86778310.73%1.96%
San Pablo1.19%30227310.62%1.94%
Santa Rita I2.15%54647016.17%2.89%
Santa Rita II0.67%171287-40.42%-9.39%
Sinagawsawan2.13%541551-1.81%-0.35%
Sinuknipan I9.17%2,3302,1538.22%1.52%
Sinuknipan II1.65%4204190.24%0.05%
Sugsugin1.48%375399-6.02%-1.17%
Tabion2.12%5395066.52%1.21%
Tomagoktok1.39%35328523.86%4.16%
Zone I Fatima4.28%1,08885926.66%4.60%
Zone II San Antonio8.50%2,1591,90013.63%2.46%
Del Gallego Total25,39723,06410.12%1.85%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Del Gallego for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,068,390.57.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,165,555.50
201050,214,525.736.46%
201154,908,786.609.35%
2012
201359,661,216.96
201467,094,867.3012.46%
201576,198,315.1913.57%
201684,068,390.5710.33%

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 Del Gallego is 10 to 14, with 3,326 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 181 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1551
1 to 42,325
5 to 93,309
10 to 143,326
15 to 192,896
20 to 242,330
25 to 291,729
30 to 341,562
35 to 391,355
40 to 441,225
45 to 491,217
50 to 541,034
55 to 59823
60 to 64649
65 to 69421
70 to 74272
75 to 79192
80 and over181
Total25,397

Historical population

The population of Del Gallego grew from 11,820 in 1960 to 25,397 in 2015, an increase of 13,577 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 2,333 people, from the previous population of 23,064 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,820
12,6640.68%
13,7541.67%
13,476-0.41%
17,0472.38%
18,7601.81%
20,4561.87%
21,2720.54%
23,0642.99%
25,3971.85%

Location

The municipal center of Del Gallego is situated at approximately 13° 55' North, 122° 36' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.8 meters or 22.2 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 Del Gallego are Naga, Iriga, Lucena, Tayabas, Ligao, and Tabaco. The nearest municipalities are Tagkawayan, Guinayangan, Ragay, Buenavista, San Lorenzo Ruiz, and Calauag. Its distance from the national capital is 189.44 kilometers (117.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 71.72 kilometers (44.56 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 104.24 kilometers (64.77 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Lucena, 106.29 kilometers (66.05 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Tayabas, Quezon, 109.10 kilometers (67.79 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Ligao, Albay, 126.69 kilometers (78.72 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 137.57 kilometers (85.48 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)

Distance from Manila: 189.44 kilometers (117.71 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,397, ranked 1,070 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 80.43 square kilometers, ranked 526 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 122 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,244 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 576 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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