Carmen, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count8
Postal code8603
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesButuan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)311.02 km2 (120.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,839
Density (2015)67 / km2 (174 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 60' North, 125° 16' East (8.9999, 125.2648)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.0 meters (36.2 feet)

Carmen is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 311.02 square kilometers or 120.09 square miles which constitutes 11.39% of Agusan del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,839. This represented 5.88% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.80% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 67 inhabitants per square kilometer or 174 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Carmen has 8 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)
Cahayagan11.49%2,3952,3800.63%0.12%
Gosoon8.67%1,8061,7721.92%0.36%
Manoligao6.51%1,3561,513-10.38%-2.06%
Poblacion28.73%5,9885,5078.73%1.61%
Rojales12.20%2,5422,08322.04%3.86%
San Agustin5.68%1,1831,1175.91%1.10%
Tagcatong16.61%3,4623,3822.37%0.45%
Vinapor10.11%2,1072,0273.95%0.74%
Carmen Total20,83919,7815.35%1.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Carmen for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,144,633.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,194,575.27
201047,785,759.375.73%
201152,591,153.6410.06%
201251,629,633.69-1.83%
201359,017,808.8414.31%
201465,221,936.5810.51%
201576,651,128.6517.52%
201684,144,633.969.78%

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 Carmen is 5 to 9, with 2,564 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 193 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1454
1 to 42,084
5 to 92,564
10 to 142,349
15 to 192,168
20 to 241,667
25 to 291,480
30 to 341,236
35 to 391,102
40 to 441,106
45 to 491,059
50 to 54920
55 to 59802
60 to 64626
65 to 69450
70 to 74343
75 to 79236
80 and over193
Total20,839

Historical population

The population of Carmen grew from 9,593 in 1960 to 20,839 in 2015, an increase of 11,246 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 1,058 people, from the previous population of 19,781 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,593
12,8512.90%
13,8821.56%
14,5951.01%
15,5030.61%
15,9670.55%
17,3071.74%
18,1160.63%
19,7813.25%
20,8391.00%

Location

The municipal center of Carmen is situated at approximately 8° 60' North, 125° 16' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.0 meters or 36.2 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 Carmen are Gingoog, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Bayugan, Cagayan de Oro, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Nasipit, Magsaysay, Buenavista, Magallanes, Medina, and Tubay. Its distance from the national capital is 774.83 kilometers (481.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 774.83 kilometers (481.46 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,839, ranked 1,243 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 120.09 square kilometers, ranked 305 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 67 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,465 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.00%, ranked 1,010 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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