Mambajao, Province of Camiguin

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceCamiguin
Barangay count15
Postal code9100
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Camiguin
Area (2007)89.00 km2 (34.36 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,735
Density (2015)435 / km2 (1,127 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 15' North, 124° 43' East (9.2532, 124.7168)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.0 meters (10.0 feet)

Mambajao is a coastal municipality in the island province of Camiguin. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 89.00 square kilometers or 34.36 square miles which constitutes 37.40% of Camiguin's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,735. This represented 43.78% of the total population of Camiguin province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 435 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,127 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mambajao has 15 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)
Agoho6.69%2,5932,3749.22%1.69%
Anito4.26%1,6501,5933.58%0.67%
Balbagon7.20%2,7902,6067.06%1.31%
Baylao6.90%2,6732,15124.27%4.22%
Benhaan2.79%1,0811,0205.98%1.11%
Bug‑ong3.21%1,2441,1587.43%1.37%
Kuguita3.05%1,1831,1274.97%0.93%
Magting5.39%2,0891,9805.51%1.03%
Naasag4.29%1,6631,5447.71%1.42%
Pandan7.63%2,9572,7318.28%1.53%
Poblacion27.42%10,62310,3302.84%0.53%
Soro‑soro2.81%1,0891,0394.81%0.90%
Tagdo3.55%1,3741,3581.18%0.22%
Tupsan6.76%2,6192,4556.68%1.24%
Yumbing8.02%3,1072,9694.65%0.87%
Mambajao Total38,73536,4356.31%1.17%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mambajao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 117,615,805.11.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200966,301,154.79
201073,110,311.5210.27%
201177,849,987.156.48%
201276,839,072.75-1.30%
201387,251,346.6313.55%
201496,735,959.7110.87%
2015111,651,421.6315.42%
2016117,615,805.115.34%

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 Mambajao is 5 to 9, with 4,070 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 482 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1786
1 to 43,313
5 to 94,070
10 to 144,052
15 to 193,764
20 to 243,352
25 to 292,753
30 to 342,542
35 to 392,397
40 to 442,253
45 to 492,161
50 to 541,924
55 to 591,502
60 to 641,216
65 to 69939
70 to 74708
75 to 79521
80 and over482
Total38,735

Historical population

The population of Mambajao grew from 15,288 in 1960 to 38,735 in 2015, an increase of 23,447 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.17%, or an increase of 2,300 people, from the previous population of 36,435 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,288
18,6731.98%
19,1830.54%
21,3372.15%
25,2071.68%
27,7701.83%
30,8062.25%
35,3081.90%
36,4351.15%
38,7351.17%

Location

The municipal center of Mambajao is situated at approximately 9° 15' North, 124° 43' East, in the island of Camiguin. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.0 meters or 10.0 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 Mambajao are Gingoog, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Cabadbaran, Butuan, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Mahinog, Catarman, Sagay, Guinsiliban, Kinoguitan, and Balingoan. Its distance from the national capital is 717.07 kilometers (445.57 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 717.07 kilometers (445.57 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,735, ranked 712 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.36 square kilometers, ranked 1,104 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 435 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 448 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.17%, ranked 954 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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