Tigaon, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count23
Postal code4420
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)72.35 km2 (27.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)55,272
Density (2015)764 / km2 (1,979 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 38' North, 123° 30' East (13.6331, 123.4947)
Estimated elevation above sea level66.8 meters (219.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 72.35 square kilometers or 27.93 square miles which constitutes 1.32% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 55,272. This represented 2.83% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.95% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 764 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,979 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tigaon has 23 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)
Abo2.54%1,4051,19018.07%3.21%
Cabalinadan3.46%1,9101,51526.07%4.51%
Caraycayon7.01%3,8723,7932.08%0.39%
Casuna2.42%1,3371,02929.93%5.11%
Consocep1.00%5555196.94%1.29%
Coyaoyao2.98%1,6451,5317.45%1.38%
Gaao2.95%1,6331,31524.18%4.21%
Gingaroy2.34%1,2911,04024.13%4.20%
Gubat6.23%3,4463,3034.33%0.81%
Huyonhuyon4.29%2,3702,09213.29%2.40%
Libod2.87%1,5841,43510.38%1.90%
Mabalodbalod5.06%2,7952,6933.79%0.71%
May‑Anao6.04%3,3382,98411.86%2.16%
Panagan2.87%1,5881,5452.78%0.52%
Poblacion7.29%4,0292,60554.66%8.66%
Salvacion6.44%3,5582,99718.72%3.32%
San Antonio4.80%2,6522,27116.78%3.00%
San Francisco2.46%1,3611,10023.73%4.14%
San Miguel2.22%1,2261,1684.97%0.93%
San Rafael7.02%3,8803,6027.72%1.43%
Talojongon7.33%4,0523,65410.89%1.99%
Tinawagan6.62%3,6573,22913.25%2.40%
Vinagre3.78%2,0882,0014.35%0.81%
Tigaon Total55,27248,61113.70%2.48%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tigaon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 121,360,464.65.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,496,432.60
201062,594,587.743.47%
201170,056,278.9711.92%
201267,746,339.02-3.30%
201377,311,772.8314.12%
201485,854,316.5111.05%
2015108,669,678.5826.57%
2016121,360,464.6511.68%

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 Tigaon is 5 to 9, with 7,057 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 342 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,407
1 to 45,951
5 to 97,057
10 to 146,725
15 to 195,944
20 to 244,673
25 to 294,090
30 to 343,506
35 to 393,330
40 to 442,664
45 to 492,442
50 to 542,059
55 to 591,704
60 to 641,398
65 to 69957
70 to 74614
75 to 79409
80 and over342
Total55,272

Historical population

The population of Tigaon grew from 20,337 in 1960 to 55,272 in 2015, an increase of 34,935 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.47%, or an increase of 6,661 people, from the previous population of 48,611 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,337
20,224-0.05%
25,2824.58%
26,5040.95%
33,6502.42%
39,1862.89%
40,2100.55%
45,5091.72%
48,6112.43%
55,2722.47%

Location

The municipal center of Tigaon is situated at approximately 13° 38' North, 123° 30' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 66.8 meters or 219.0 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 Tigaon are Iriga, Naga, Tabaco, Ligao, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Sagñay, Goa, San Jose, Lagonoy, Ocampo, and Buhi. Its distance from the national capital is 291.48 kilometers (181.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 291.48 kilometers (181.12 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 55,272, ranked 456 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.93 square kilometers, ranked 1,218 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 764 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 236 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.48%, ranked 1,143 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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