San Miguel, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count24
Postal code4802
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Area (2007)129.94 km2 (50.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,006
Density (2015)115 / km2 (299 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 39' North, 124° 18' East (13.6421, 124.3031)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.6 meters (47.9 feet)

San Miguel is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 129.94 square kilometers or 50.17 square miles which constitutes 8.71% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,006. This represented 5.75% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 115 inhabitants per square kilometer or 299 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Miguel has 24 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)
Atsan2.97%4454440.23%0.04%
Balatohan3.98%59751515.92%2.85%
Boton3.51%52647311.21%2.04%
Buhi3.15%47340018.25%3.24%
Dayawa1.61%2412295.24%0.98%
J. M. Alberto5.43%81573411.04%2.01%
Katipunan3.75%5635345.43%1.01%
Kilikilihan7.40%1,1101,0594.82%0.90%
Mabato7.17%1,07693515.08%2.71%
Obo4.72%7087020.85%0.16%
Pacogon2.55%3823742.14%0.40%
Pagsangahan5.78%86877412.14%2.21%
Pangilao1.83%274295-7.12%-1.40%
Paraiso6.88%1,0339785.62%1.05%
Poblacion District II3.89%583600-2.83%-0.55%
Poblacion District III7.26%1,0901,0523.61%0.68%
Progreso6.64%9969415.84%1.09%
Salvacion2.40%3603289.76%1.79%
San Juan4.82%7237111.69%0.32%
San Marcos1.50%22519018.42%3.27%
Santa Elena1.09%163177-7.91%-1.56%
Siay3.32%4984657.10%1.31%
Solong4.78%717738-2.85%-0.55%
Tobrehon3.60%54045917.65%3.14%
San Miguel Total15,00614,1076.37%1.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Miguel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 62,772,350.70.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200935,921,861.37
201036,537,171.661.71%
201139,636,642.608.48%
201238,222,303.98-3.57%
201344,811,797.2717.24%
201449,632,228.4310.76%
201556,524,544.9013.89%
201662,772,350.7011.05%

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 San Miguel is 10 to 14, with 1,763 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 175 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1402
1 to 41,408
5 to 91,747
10 to 141,763
15 to 191,650
20 to 241,274
25 to 291,125
30 to 34938
35 to 39834
40 to 44784
45 to 49735
50 to 54631
55 to 59478
60 to 64355
65 to 69295
70 to 74226
75 to 79186
80 and over175
Total15,006

Historical population

The population of San Miguel grew from 10,111 in 1960 to 15,006 in 2015, an increase of 4,895 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.18%, or an increase of 899 people, from the previous population of 14,107 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,111
10,4550.33%
11,2221.43%
11,2810.10%
11,5870.27%
12,0520.74%
12,2050.27%
12,9660.84%
14,1073.12%
15,0061.18%

Location

The municipal center of San Miguel is situated at approximately 13° 39' North, 124° 18' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.6 meters or 47.9 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 San Miguel are Tabaco, Sorsogon City, Legazpi, Ligao, Iriga, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Bato, Baras, Virac, Gigmoto, San Andres, and Viga. Its distance from the national capital is 373.86 kilometers (232.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 373.86 kilometers (232.31 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,006, ranked 1,408 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.17 square kilometers, ranked 843 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 115 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,277 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.18%, ranked 804 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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