Iriga, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count36
Postal code4431
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)137.35 km2 (53.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)111,757
Density (2015)814 / km2 (2,107 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 25' North, 123° 25' East (13.4222, 123.4129)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.0 meters (52.5 feet)

Iriga is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The city has a land area of 137.35 square kilometers or 53.03 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 111,757. This represented 5.72% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.93% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 814 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,107 inhabitants per square mile.


Iriga has 36 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)
Cristo Rey0.96%1,07890319.38%3.43%
Del Rosario1.92%2,1471,70326.07%4.51%
La Anunciacion1.52%1,6971,43018.67%3.31%
La Medalla2.15%2,4062,2198.43%1.55%
La Purisima2.24%2,5062,4920.56%0.11%
La Trinidad1.68%1,8731,7099.60%1.76%
Niño Jesus0.91%1,0211,045-2.30%-0.44%
Perpetual Help3.77%4,2083,79410.91%1.99%
San Agustin5.73%6,4035,78810.63%1.94%
San Andres0.75%83567024.63%4.28%
San Antonio3.78%4,2253,9875.97%1.11%
San Francisco5.80%6,4797,010-7.57%-1.49%
San Isidro7.97%8,9098,3187.11%1.32%
San Jose2.15%2,4052,784-13.61%-2.75%
San Juan4.10%4,5844,3674.97%0.93%
San Miguel2.95%3,2983,1165.84%1.09%
San Nicolas10.12%11,31310,5287.46%1.38%
San Pedro1.95%2,1802,1372.01%0.38%
San Rafael0.77%86459146.19%7.50%
San Ramon1.52%1,7041,46216.55%2.96%
San Roque2.20%2,4592,718-9.53%-1.89%
San Vicente Norte0.85%9479104.07%0.76%
San Vicente Sur2.63%2,9392,63411.58%2.11%
Santa Cruz Norte0.48%540557-3.05%-0.59%
Santa Cruz Sur2.87%3,2103,0664.70%0.88%
Santa Elena2.05%2,2912,0909.62%1.76%
Santa Isabel0.55%61249822.89%4.00%
Santa Maria2.96%3,3123,0937.08%1.31%
Santa Teresita2.33%2,6022,4954.29%0.80%
Santo Domingo5.30%5,9225,5237.22%1.34%
Santo Niño3.30%3,6873,6012.39%0.45%
Iriga Total111,757105,9195.51%1.03%

Historical population

The population of Iriga grew from 75,439 in 1960 to 111,757 in 2015, an increase of 36,318 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.03%, or an increase of 5,838 people, from the previous population of 105,919 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate


The city center of Iriga is situated at approximately 13° 25' North, 123° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.0 meters or 52.5 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Iriga are Ligao, Naga, Tabaco, Legazpi, Sorsogon City, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Nabua, Baao, Bato, Buhi, Libon, and Bula. Its distance from the national capital is 292.90 kilometers (182.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 292.90 kilometers (182.00 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 111,757, ranked 152 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 53.03 square kilometers, ranked 810 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 814 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 225 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.03%, ranked 1,057 out of 1,634


  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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