Pamplona, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count17
Postal code4416
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)80.60 km2 (31.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,390
Density (2015)451 / km2 (1,169 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 36' North, 123° 5' East (13.5920, 123.0826)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.1 meters (23.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 80.60 square kilometers or 31.12 square miles which constitutes 1.47% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,390. This represented 1.86% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.63% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 451 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,169 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pamplona has 17 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)
Batang5.89%2,1432,0474.69%0.88%
Burabod5.27%1,9181,7927.03%1.30%
Cagbibi1.23%446494-9.72%-1.93%
Cagbunga1.84%670697-3.87%-0.75%
Calawat1.66%604635-4.88%-0.95%
Del Rosario6.67%2,4282,2796.54%1.21%
Patong3.77%1,3721,3174.18%0.78%
Poblacion14.31%5,2095,0772.60%0.49%
Salvacion2.88%1,0471,0400.67%0.13%
San Gabriel10.17%3,7023,3729.79%1.79%
San Isidro6.37%2,3172,2025.22%0.97%
San Rafael0.90%3283231.55%0.29%
San Ramon5.92%2,1542,1191.65%0.31%
San Vicente10.72%3,9013,6068.18%1.51%
Tambo10.79%3,9283,7574.55%0.85%
Tampadong5.31%1,9341,8305.68%1.06%
Veneracion6.29%2,2891,88421.50%3.78%
Pamplona Total36,39034,4715.57%1.04%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pamplona for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,807,064.72.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,805,816.22
2010
201153,659,002.22
2012
2013
201467,729,028.88
201576,965,517.5113.64%
201684,807,064.7210.19%

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 Pamplona is 10 to 14, with 4,596 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 292 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1856
1 to 43,586
5 to 94,536
10 to 144,596
15 to 193,946
20 to 242,817
25 to 292,439
30 to 342,298
35 to 392,227
40 to 441,842
45 to 491,743
50 to 541,460
55 to 591,282
60 to 64991
65 to 69730
70 to 74443
75 to 79306
80 and over292
Total36,390

Historical population

The population of Pamplona grew from 13,028 in 1960 to 36,390 in 2015, an increase of 23,362 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.04%, or an increase of 1,919 people, from the previous population of 34,471 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,028
15,9221.98%
18,3502.89%
19,6511.38%
24,0972.06%
26,1761.56%
29,1772.35%
31,8951.24%
34,4712.87%
36,3901.04%

Location

The municipal center of Pamplona is situated at approximately 13° 36' North, 123° 5' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.1 meters or 23.2 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 Pamplona are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Gainza, San Fernando, Camaligan, Pasacao, Milaor, and Libmanan. Its distance from the national capital is 252.52 kilometers (156.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 252.52 kilometers (156.91 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,390, ranked 763 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.12 square kilometers, ranked 1,164 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 451 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 428 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.04%, ranked 212 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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