Garchitorena, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count23
Postal code4428
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon, Quinalasag
Area (2007)243.80 km2 (94.13 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,010
Density (2015)111 / km2 (287 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 53' North, 123° 42' East (13.8823, 123.6987)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.9 meters (12.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 243.80 square kilometers or 94.13 square miles which constitutes 4.44% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,010. This represented 1.38% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.47% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 111 inhabitants per square kilometer or 287 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Garchitorena has 23 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)
Ason4.57%1,2341,10911.27%2.05%
Bahi7.28%1,9661,8884.13%0.77%
Barangay I5.42%1,4651,4371.95%0.37%
Barangay II3.54%9559500.53%0.10%
Barangay III2.40%64956215.48%2.78%
Barangay IV10.20%2,7562,37316.14%2.89%
Binagasbasan5.42%1,4651,11831.04%5.28%
Burabod2.58%697706-1.27%-0.24%
Cagamutan2.21%5975508.55%1.57%
Cagnipa2.93%79272010.00%1.83%
Canlong2.77%7487332.05%0.39%
Dangla2.13%5745298.51%1.57%
Del Pilar4.23%1,1431,02211.84%2.15%
Denrica5.72%1,5461,5211.64%0.31%
Harrison7.22%1,9501,8396.04%1.12%
Mansangat2.36%6375809.83%1.80%
Pambuhan4.79%1,2951,2543.27%0.61%
Sagrada2.40%6495988.53%1.57%
Salvacion2.04%55145620.83%3.67%
San Vicente5.12%1,3831,2698.98%1.65%
Sumaoy6.36%1,7181,5848.46%1.56%
Tamiawon3.14%8498124.56%0.85%
Toytoy5.15%1,3911,594-12.74%-2.56%
Garchitorena Total27,01025,2047.17%1.33%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Garchitorena for the fiscal year of 2016 was 89,042,570.84.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,515,879.85
201053,590,492.296.09%
201158,256,423.098.71%
201256,173,041.73-3.58%
201362,079,744.5610.52%
201470,341,650.0613.31%
201580,669,309.4714.68%
201689,042,570.8410.38%

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 Garchitorena is 5 to 9, with 4,043 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 180 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1703
1 to 43,107
5 to 94,043
10 to 143,971
15 to 192,839
20 to 241,984
25 to 291,618
30 to 341,477
35 to 391,361
40 to 441,247
45 to 491,130
50 to 54925
55 to 59810
60 to 64598
65 to 69427
70 to 74355
75 to 79235
80 and over180
Total27,010

Historical population

The population of Garchitorena grew from 10,191 in 1960 to 27,010 in 2015, an increase of 16,819 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.33%, or an increase of 1,806 people, from the previous population of 25,204 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,191
15,8904.44%
16,4380.68%
16,8770.53%
19,4391.42%
19,4810.04%
23,0213.64%
24,8251.05%
25,2040.55%
27,0101.33%

Location

The municipal center of Garchitorena is situated at approximately 13° 53' North, 123° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.9 meters or 12.7 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 Garchitorena are Tabaco, Iriga, Naga, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Presentacion, Caramoan, Lagonoy, San Jose, Goa, and Tigaon. Its distance from the national capital is 303.70 kilometers (188.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 303.70 kilometers (188.71 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,010, ranked 1,018 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 94.13 square kilometers, ranked 437 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 111 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,289 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.33%, ranked 311 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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