Sipocot, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count46
Postal code4408
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSan Miguel Bay [Philippine Sea], Ragay Gulf [Sibuyan Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)243.43 km2 (93.99 sq mi)
Population (2015)64,855
Density (2015)266 / km2 (690 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 46' North, 122° 59' East (13.7673, 122.9756)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.9 meters (68.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 243.43 square kilometers or 93.99 square miles which constitutes 4.43% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 64,855. This represented 3.32% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 1.12% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 266 inhabitants per square kilometer or 690 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sipocot has 46 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)
Aldezar1.28%82873812.20%2.22%
Alteza2.37%1,5371,4327.33%1.36%
Anib2.57%1,6701,6620.48%0.09%
Awayan1.18%7687305.21%0.97%
Azucena2.66%1,7261,56110.57%1.93%
Bagong Sirang2.29%1,4851,3668.71%1.60%
Binahian2.90%1,8841,8710.69%0.13%
Bolo Norte2.65%1,7181,51713.25%2.40%
Bolo Sur1.90%1,2301,631-24.59%-5.23%
Bulan0.91%5915429.04%1.66%
Bulawan2.12%1,3751,3730.15%0.03%
Cabuyao0.86%55747916.28%2.91%
Caima1.70%1,1021,120-1.61%-0.31%
Calagbangan5.49%3,5633,2459.80%1.80%
Calampinay1.24%8037615.52%1.03%
Carayrayan1.18%763950-19.68%-4.09%
Cotmo1.95%1,2631,2084.55%0.85%
Gabi0.79%515572-9.97%-1.98%
Gaongan2.97%1,9261,74410.44%1.91%
Impig4.70%3,0503,0021.60%0.30%
Lipilip0.79%5155032.39%0.45%
Lubigan Jr.1.93%1,2511,2242.21%0.42%
Lubigan Sr.1.85%1,2021,1851.43%0.27%
Malaguico1.26%81770815.40%2.76%
Malubago2.25%1,4591,4560.21%0.04%
Manangle2.63%1,7081,911-10.62%-2.12%
Mangapo0.99%645698-7.59%-1.49%
Mangga1.77%1,1501,0955.02%0.94%
Manlubang0.65%4194092.44%0.46%
Mantila0.83%537545-1.47%-0.28%
North Centro5.40%3,5033,562-1.66%-0.32%
North Villazar2.63%1,7061,6910.89%0.17%
Sagrada Familia0.86%55546918.34%3.26%
Salanda0.65%4214024.73%0.88%
Salvacion1.81%1,1751,1204.91%0.92%
San Isidro1.59%1,03292012.17%2.21%
San Vicente1.86%1,2081,1366.34%1.18%
Serranzana1.54%1,0009990.10%0.02%
South Centro8.91%5,7795,854-1.28%-0.25%
South Villazar2.94%1,9081,72010.93%1.99%
Taisan1.82%1,1781,225-3.84%-0.74%
Tara3.65%2,3702,459-3.62%-0.70%
Tible2.20%1,4251,670-14.67%-2.98%
Tula‑tula2.49%1,6151,5762.47%0.47%
Vigaan2.39%1,5501,649-6.00%-1.17%
Yabo0.58%3733525.97%1.11%
Sipocot Total64,85564,0421.27%0.24%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sipocot for the fiscal year of 2016 was 153,324,480.12.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200983,257,669.52
201090,059,512.318.17%
201198,616,890.999.50%
201295,819,927.74-2.84%
2013109,644,695.4714.43%
2014123,445,435.5212.59%
2015140,125,891.1113.51%
2016153,324,480.129.42%

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 Sipocot is 10 to 14, with 8,212 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 477 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,392
1 to 46,114
5 to 97,990
10 to 148,212
15 to 197,019
20 to 245,414
25 to 294,602
30 to 344,002
35 to 393,699
40 to 443,320
45 to 493,196
50 to 542,764
55 to 592,273
60 to 641,789
65 to 691,243
70 to 74806
75 to 79543
80 and over477
Total64,855

Historical population

The population of Sipocot grew from 32,650 in 1960 to 64,855 in 2015, an increase of 32,205 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.24%, or an increase of 813 people, from the previous population of 64,042 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,650
38,1531.54%
39,4570.68%
43,5051.97%
49,5011.30%
53,3921.43%
56,5761.25%
57,8610.31%
64,0423.76%
64,8550.24%

Location

The municipal center of Sipocot is situated at approximately 13° 46' North, 122° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.9 meters or 68.6 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 Sipocot are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Lupi, Libmanan, Cabusao, Ragay, Pamplona, and Gainza. Its distance from the national capital is 233.90 kilometers (145.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 233.90 kilometers (145.34 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 64,855, ranked 356 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.99 square kilometers, ranked 437 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 266 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 762 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.24%, ranked 1,461 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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