San Andres, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count38
Postal code4810
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLagonoy Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Area (2007)167.31 km2 (64.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,779
Density (2015)220 / km2 (569 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 36' North, 124° 6' East (13.5979, 124.0968)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.8 meters (12.4 feet)

San Andres, formerly known as Calolbon, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 167.31 square kilometers or 64.60 square miles which constitutes 11.21% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,779. This represented 14.09% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.63% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 220 inhabitants per square kilometer or 569 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Andres 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)
Agojo3.42%1,2581,1875.98%1.11%
Alibuag1.65%6075834.12%0.77%
Asgad1.17%4314075.90%1.10%
Bagong Sirang1.61%5935831.72%0.32%
Barihay0.72%265284-6.69%-1.31%
Batong Paloway3.92%1,4431,3993.15%0.59%
Belmonte3.19%1,1731,0937.32%1.35%
Bislig3.67%1,3491,3192.27%0.43%
Bon‑ot1.41%52046811.11%2.03%
Cabcab7.92%2,9122,7505.89%1.10%
Cabungahan1.49%5475401.30%0.25%
Carangag3.37%1,2401,1854.64%0.87%
Catagbacan2.10%772830-6.99%-1.37%
Codon5.57%2,0492,0261.14%0.22%
Comagaycay3.50%1,2891,2513.04%0.57%
Datag2.39%8798384.89%0.91%
Divino Rostro2.46%9038901.46%0.28%
Esperanza1.87%686698-1.72%-0.33%
Hilawan1.29%474496-4.44%-0.86%
Lictin6.06%2,2292,355-5.35%-1.04%
Lubas0.66%2412410.00%0.00%
Manambrag7.59%2,7922,6913.75%0.70%
Mayngaway6.57%2,4152,3592.37%0.45%
Palawig3.54%1,3031,2127.51%1.39%
Puting Baybay1.10%40430731.60%5.37%
Rizal2.24%82472613.50%2.44%
Salvacion0.90%330410-19.51%-4.05%
San Isidro1.97%72665011.69%2.13%
San Jose1.20%443538-17.66%-3.63%
San Roque0.48%17815217.11%3.05%
San Vicente0.51%188201-6.47%-1.27%
Santa Cruz0.74%274295-7.12%-1.40%
Sapang Palay2.29%8448104.20%0.79%
Tibang1.42%523544-3.86%-0.75%
Timbaan4.40%1,6201,44412.19%2.21%
Tominawog1.46%538549-2.00%-0.38%
Wagdas1.82%669709-5.64%-1.10%
Yocti2.31%84875911.73%2.13%
San Andres Total36,77935,7792.79%0.53%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Andres for the fiscal year of 2016 was 99,574,990.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,686,256.40
201060,017,367.087.78%
201163,949,112.856.55%
201262,541,168.30-2.20%
201371,332,626.2514.06%
201479,711,822.7011.75%
201591,208,788.3014.42%
201699,574,990.339.17%

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 groups with the highest population in San Andres are in the ranges 5 to 9, and 10 to 14, with 4,505 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 459 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1804
1 to 43,409
5 to 94,505
10 to 144,505
15 to 193,952
20 to 242,895
25 to 292,406
30 to 342,165
35 to 392,147
40 to 441,944
45 to 491,808
50 to 541,553
55 to 591,237
60 to 641,060
65 to 69804
70 to 74638
75 to 79488
80 and over459
Total36,779

Historical population

The population of San Andres grew from 19,083 in 1960 to 36,779 in 2015, an increase of 17,696 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.53%, or an increase of 1,000 people, from the previous population of 35,779 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,083
23,8852.22%
24,8480.80%
25,0720.18%
26,7270.64%
30,2422.34%
31,4630.85%
33,7810.99%
35,7792.11%
36,7790.53%

Location

The municipal center of San Andres is situated at approximately 13° 36' North, 124° 6' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.8 meters or 12.4 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 San Andres are Tabaco, Legazpi, Sorsogon City, Ligao, Iriga, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Virac, Bato, San Miguel, Baras, Caramoan, and Gigmoto. Its distance from the national capital is 354.05 kilometers (220.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 354.05 kilometers (220.00 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,779, ranked 752 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 64.60 square kilometers, ranked 673 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 220 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 901 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.53%, ranked 855 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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