Ragay, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count38
Postal code4410
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesRagay Gulf [Sibuyan Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)400.22 km2 (154.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)58,214
Density (2015)145 / km2 (377 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 49' North, 122° 47' East (13.8200, 122.7911)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.8 meters (28.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 400.22 square kilometers or 154.53 square miles which constitutes 7.28% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 58,214. This represented 2.98% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 145 inhabitants per square kilometer or 377 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ragay has 38 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)
Agao‑ao0.74%43137913.72%2.48%
Agrupacion2.83%1,6461,653-0.42%-0.08%
Amomokpok3.10%1,8061,49720.64%3.64%
Apad4.97%2,8962,62610.28%1.88%
Apale1.19%6906515.99%1.11%
Banga Caves4.16%2,4192,3234.13%0.77%
Baya3.32%1,9331,61519.69%3.48%
Binahan Proper3.36%1,9551,65817.91%3.19%
Binahan Upper3.07%1,7851,60311.35%2.07%
Buenasuerte2.91%1,6931,5856.81%1.26%
Cabadisan1.10%638644-0.93%-0.18%
Cabinitan1.40%8177499.08%1.67%
Cabugao2.03%1,1811,05412.05%2.19%
Caditaan1.42%828937-11.63%-2.33%
Cale2.03%1,1811,1195.54%1.03%
Catabangan Proper3.27%1,9021,957-2.81%-0.54%
F. Simeon5.35%3,1172,8658.80%1.62%
Godofredo Reyes Sr.6.03%3,5133,4850.80%0.15%
Inandawa0.54%314610-48.52%-11.88%
Laguio2.84%1,6531,5894.03%0.75%
Lanipga‑Cawayan1.37%800894-10.51%-2.09%
Liboro6.13%3,5713,2798.91%1.64%
Lohong1.84%1,0741,0423.07%0.58%
Lower Omon2.62%1,5281,4475.60%1.04%
Lower Santa Cruz2.66%1,5461,4099.72%1.78%
Panaytayan3.71%2,1572,0803.70%0.69%
Panaytayan Nuevo1.31%7647186.41%1.19%
Patalunan1.30%756782-3.32%-0.64%
Poblacion Ilaod3.75%2,1822,0138.40%1.55%
Poblacion Iraya2.83%1,6451,6360.55%0.10%
Port Junction Norte2.05%1,1941,05313.39%2.42%
Port Junction Sur1.06%618741-16.60%-3.40%
Salvacion2.98%1,7371,52214.13%2.55%
Samay1.42%8287825.88%1.09%
San Rafael3.17%1,8451,8241.15%0.22%
Tagbac3.15%1,8331,46025.55%4.43%
Upper Omon1.19%6906565.18%0.97%
Upper Santa Cruz1.80%1,0489975.12%0.95%
Ragay Total58,21454,9345.97%1.11%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ragay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 152,585,345.48.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200985,169,528.90
2010
201199,493,333.39
201296,370,836.56-3.14%
2013108,007,981.9312.08%
2014121,241,435.5212.25%
2015138,127,280.4713.93%
2016152,585,345.4810.47%

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 Ragay is 10 to 14, with 7,487 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 395 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,243
1 to 45,637
5 to 97,386
10 to 147,487
15 to 196,242
20 to 244,542
25 to 294,026
30 to 343,587
35 to 393,270
40 to 443,092
45 to 492,921
50 to 542,574
55 to 592,071
60 to 641,450
65 to 691,047
70 to 74737
75 to 79507
80 and over395
Total58,214

Historical population

The population of Ragay grew from 27,925 in 1960 to 58,214 in 2015, an increase of 30,289 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.11%, or an increase of 3,280 people, from the previous population of 54,934 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,925
32,6351.54%
32,7980.10%
34,8911.24%
41,4381.73%
44,1541.20%
47,7431.69%
52,0211.19%
54,9342.00%
58,2141.11%

Location

The municipal center of Ragay is situated at approximately 13° 49' North, 122° 47' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.8 meters or 28.7 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 Ragay are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are Lupi, Sipocot, Del Gallego, San Lorenzo Ruiz, Tagkawayan, and San Vicente. Its distance from the national capital is 213.28 kilometers (132.52 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 47.81 kilometers (29.71 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 80.40 kilometers (49.96 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S57°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 103.09 kilometers (64.05 miles) to the Southeast (S51°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 113.66 kilometers (70.63 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 126.92 kilometers (78.86 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Lucena, 128.04 kilometers (79.56 miles) to the West (N84°W)

Distance from Manila: 213.28 kilometers (132.52 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 58,214, ranked 419 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 154.53 square kilometers, ranked 212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 145 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,166 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.11%, ranked 1,298 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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