Claver, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
Barangay count14
Postal code8410
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)322.60 km2 (124.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,773
Density (2015)102 / km2 (263 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 34' North, 125° 44' East (9.5730, 125.7326)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.1 meters (26.5 feet)

Claver is a coastal municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 322.60 square kilometers or 124.56 square miles which constitutes 16.35% of Surigao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,773. This represented 6.76% of the total population of Surigao del Norte province, or 1.26% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 102 inhabitants per square kilometer or 263 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Claver has 14 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)
Bagakay7.11%2,3311,92720.97%3.69%
Cabugo7.76%2,5421,89734.00%5.73%
Cagdianao12.63%4,1401,666148.50%18.92%
Daywan7.89%2,5872,03826.94%4.65%
Hayanggabon7.24%2,3731,86627.17%4.68%
Ladgaron8.99%2,9462,33326.28%4.54%
Lapinigan2.51%82467022.99%4.02%
Magallanes2.28%7477184.04%0.76%
Panatao5.39%1,7671,43123.48%4.10%
Sapa3.01%9879771.02%0.19%
Taganito14.35%4,7023,13549.98%8.02%
Tayaga10.09%3,3072,42936.15%6.05%
Urbiztondo8.97%2,9392,09340.42%6.68%
Wangke1.77%58152211.30%2.06%
Claver Total32,77323,70238.27%6.36%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Claver for the fiscal year of 2016 was 404,426,577.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200990,314,163.93
201092,300,782.742.20%
2011133,778,892.7144.94%
2012230,660,997.8372.42%
2013271,193,426.3417.57%
2014251,867,031.67-7.13%
2015363,155,851.8344.19%
2016404,426,577.4611.36%

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 Claver is 5 to 9, with 3,544 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 227 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1731
1 to 43,409
5 to 93,544
10 to 143,223
15 to 193,133
20 to 243,221
25 to 292,929
30 to 342,339
35 to 392,208
40 to 441,869
45 to 491,592
50 to 541,302
55 to 591,031
60 to 64735
65 to 69550
70 to 74402
75 to 79328
80 and over227
Total32,773

Historical population

The population of Claver grew from 7,744 in 1960 to 32,773 in 2015, an increase of 25,029 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.36%, or an increase of 9,071 people, from the previous population of 23,702 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,744
9,6592.19%
10,7552.18%
12,2322.61%
13,4520.96%
14,3001.15%
16,4032.99%
18,2581.49%
23,7029.96%
32,7736.36%

Location

The municipal center of Claver is situated at approximately 9° 34' North, 125° 44' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.5 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 Claver are Surigao City, Cabadbaran, Butuan, Tandag, Bayugan, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Gigaquit, Bacuag, Placer, Tubod, Alegria, and Tagana-an. Its distance from the national capital is 758.70 kilometers (471.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 758.70 kilometers (471.43 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,773, ranked 789 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 124.56 square kilometers, ranked 266 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 102 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,260 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 6.36%, ranked 1,099 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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