Pandan, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count26
Postal code4809
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Area (2007)119.90 km2 (46.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,516
Density (2015)171 / km2 (443 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 3' North, 124° 10' East (14.0492, 124.1702)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.0 meters (9.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 119.90 square kilometers or 46.29 square miles which constitutes 8.04% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,516. This represented 7.86% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 171 inhabitants per square kilometer or 443 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pandan has 26 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)
Bagawang4.58%9408994.56%0.85%
Balagñonan5.40%1,10897713.41%2.42%
Baldoc3.91%8027477.36%1.36%
Canlubi2.45%5024579.85%1.80%
Catamban2.80%574591-2.88%-0.55%
Cobo4.17%8558520.35%0.07%
Hiyop2.24%4604316.73%1.25%
Libod8.02%1,6461,5655.18%0.97%
Lourdes2.25%461495-6.87%-1.35%
Lumabao3.28%6726247.69%1.42%
Marambong3.89%7997319.30%1.71%
Napo7.73%1,5851,43910.15%1.86%
Oga5.03%1,0311,050-1.81%-0.35%
Pandan del Norte4.84%9939464.97%0.93%
Pandan del Sur4.50%9239121.21%0.23%
Panuto2.16%4444225.21%0.97%
Porot4.16%85369223.27%4.06%
Salvacion6.49%1,3311,14716.04%2.87%
San Andres3.11%638660-3.33%-0.64%
San Isidro1.67%3433187.86%1.45%
San Rafael1.32%2712537.11%1.32%
San Roque3.18%653659-0.91%-0.17%
Santa Cruz2.10%4314241.65%0.31%
Tabugoc3.87%7947910.38%0.07%
Tokio3.56%7306649.94%1.82%
Wagdas3.30%6776474.64%0.87%
Pandan Total20,51619,3935.79%1.08%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pandan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 68,050,105.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,781,759.30
201040,927,100.965.53%
201144,420,672.868.54%
201243,272,189.48-2.59%
201348,530,356.4512.15%
201454,421,299.9212.14%
201561,772,249.3413.51%
201668,050,105.2210.16%

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 Pandan is 10 to 14, with 2,732 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 278 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1519
1 to 42,210
5 to 92,718
10 to 142,732
15 to 191,887
20 to 241,394
25 to 291,209
30 to 341,151
35 to 391,122
40 to 441,052
45 to 491,000
50 to 54863
55 to 59698
60 to 64574
65 to 69447
70 to 74373
75 to 79289
80 and over278
Total20,516

Historical population

The population of Pandan grew from 12,764 in 1960 to 20,516 in 2015, an increase of 7,752 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 1,123 people, from the previous population of 19,393 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,764
14,6121.33%
14,8620.34%
15,1560.39%
15,7840.41%
15,725-0.07%
17,6962.56%
19,0050.99%
19,3930.74%
20,5161.08%

Location

The municipal center of Pandan is situated at approximately 14° 3' North, 124° 10' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.0 meters or 9.9 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 Pandan are Tabaco, Iriga, Legazpi, Ligao, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Caramoran, Bagamanoc, Panganiban, Viga, Gigmoto, and Caramoan. Its distance from the national capital is 349.35 kilometers (217.08 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 349.35 kilometers (217.08 miles) to the West (N80°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,516, ranked 1,244 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.29 square kilometers, ranked 898 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 171 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,079 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 38 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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