Magarao, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count15
Postal code4403
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)44.97 km2 (17.36 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,694
Density (2015)571 / km2 (1,480 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 40' North, 123° 11' East (13.6610, 123.1857)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.5 meters (18.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 44.97 square kilometers or 17.36 square miles which constitutes 0.82% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,694. This represented 1.32% 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 571 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,480 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magarao has 15 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)
Barobaybay2.29%589661-10.89%-2.17%
Bell8.88%2,2812,1804.63%0.87%
Carangcang12.56%3,2272,90611.05%2.01%
Carigsa0.69%177195-9.23%-1.83%
Casuray4.27%1,09798811.03%2.01%
Monserrat5.39%1,3851,09126.95%4.65%
Ponong5.12%1,3161,2763.13%0.59%
San Francisco5.03%1,2931,316-1.75%-0.34%
San Isidro12.45%3,2002,9259.40%1.73%
San Juan4.38%1,1251,135-0.88%-0.17%
San Miguel3.36%8641,001-13.69%-2.76%
San Pantaleon4.78%1,2271,246-1.52%-0.29%
Santa Lucia21.31%5,4764,75815.09%2.71%
Santa Rosa3.55%9138813.63%0.68%
Santo Tomas5.93%1,5241,715-11.14%-2.22%
Magarao Total25,69424,2745.85%1.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magarao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,397,952.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,764,250.83
201039,393,831.884.32%
201142,442,788.027.74%
201241,384,660.40-2.49%
201346,892,119.5313.31%
201453,246,591.6313.55%
201560,659,753.6513.92%
201666,397,952.629.46%

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 Magarao is 5 to 9, with 3,007 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 214 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1588
1 to 42,467
5 to 93,007
10 to 142,985
15 to 192,712
20 to 242,165
25 to 291,861
30 to 341,677
35 to 391,621
40 to 441,396
45 to 491,208
50 to 541,060
55 to 59906
60 to 64719
65 to 69527
70 to 74351
75 to 79230
80 and over214
Total25,694

Historical population

The population of Magarao grew from 8,501 in 1960 to 25,694 in 2015, an increase of 17,193 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 1,420 people, from the previous population of 24,274 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,501
10,9382.50%
11,8461.61%
13,4142.52%
16,6232.17%
18,2641.78%
20,9643.00%
22,5150.99%
24,2742.78%
25,6941.09%

Location

The municipal center of Magarao is situated at approximately 13° 40' North, 123° 11' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.5 meters or 18.1 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 Magarao are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Canaman, Bombon, Camaligan, Calabanga, Milaor, and Gainza. Its distance from the national capital is 259.43 kilometers (161.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 259.43 kilometers (161.20 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,694, ranked 1,058 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.36 square kilometers, ranked 1,428 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 571 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 321 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.09%, ranked 982 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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