Caramoran, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count27
Postal code4808
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Area (2007)263.74 km2 (101.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,056
Density (2015)114 / km2 (295 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 59' North, 124° 8' East (13.9839, 124.1337)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.4 feet)

Caramoran is a coastal municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 263.74 square kilometers or 101.83 square miles which constitutes 17.68% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,056. This represented 11.52% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 295 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caramoran has 27 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)
Baybay2.38%715786-9.03%-1.79%
Bocon1.10%3303154.76%0.89%
Bothoan3.09%928988-6.07%-1.19%
Buenavista2.03%61047827.62%4.75%
Bulalacao1.86%5585266.08%1.13%
Camburo2.27%6816741.04%0.20%
Dariao7.25%2,1801,91214.02%2.53%
Datag East3.43%1,03286818.89%3.35%
Datag West3.17%952963-1.14%-0.22%
Guiamlong2.27%682701-2.71%-0.52%
Hitoma1.95%585613-4.57%-0.89%
Icanbato2.47%7437400.41%0.08%
Inalmasinan2.36%7096823.96%0.74%
Iyao2.23%66960510.58%1.93%
Mabini8.04%2,4152,11114.40%2.59%
Maui1.18%354371-4.58%-0.89%
Maysuran3.63%1,0921,0365.41%1.01%
Milaviga5.79%1,7411,6505.52%1.03%
Obi4.74%1,4251,3624.63%0.86%
Panique4.14%1,2441,1745.96%1.11%
Sabangan4.75%1,4281,21217.82%3.17%
Sabloyon4.17%1,2521,07017.01%3.04%
Salvacion2.08%6256112.29%0.43%
Supang3.21%9661,012-4.55%-0.88%
Toytoy8.76%2,6332,4766.34%1.18%
Tubli9.18%2,7602,46212.10%2.20%
Tucao2.49%74766512.33%2.24%
Caramoran Total30,05628,0637.10%1.31%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Caramoran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 96,943,638.75.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,651,769.19
201056,823,930.715.91%
201161,469,492.828.18%
201260,191,084.08-2.08%
201368,413,891.0313.66%
201477,594,326.2913.42%
201587,736,745.8013.07%
201696,943,638.7510.49%

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 Caramoran is 10 to 14, with 4,075 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 270 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1798
1 to 43,416
5 to 94,051
10 to 144,075
15 to 193,014
20 to 242,293
25 to 291,889
30 to 341,759
35 to 391,625
40 to 441,453
45 to 491,381
50 to 541,093
55 to 59988
60 to 64678
65 to 69526
70 to 74413
75 to 79334
80 and over270
Total30,056

Historical population

The population of Caramoran grew from 13,384 in 1960 to 30,056 in 2015, an increase of 16,672 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 1,993 people, from the previous population of 28,063 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,384
17,5402.68%
18,0550.58%
19,3861.43%
20,9990.80%
21,9630.84%
23,7901.73%
25,6181.03%
28,0633.37%
30,0561.31%

Location

The municipal center of Caramoran is situated at approximately 13° 59' North, 124° 8' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.4 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 Caramoran are Tabaco, Iriga, Legazpi, Ligao, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Pandan, Bagamanoc, Panganiban, Viga, Gigmoto, and Caramoan. Its distance from the national capital is 346.84 kilometers (215.52 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 346.84 kilometers (215.52 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,056, ranked 928 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 101.83 square kilometers, ranked 385 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,279 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 41 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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