Carmen, Province of Davao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao del Norte
Barangay count20
Postal code8101
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDavao Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)166.00 km2 (64.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)74,679
Density (2015)450 / km2 (1,165 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 21' North, 125° 42' East (7.3556, 125.7045)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.3 meters (20.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 166.00 square kilometers or 64.09 square miles which constitutes 4.84% of Davao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 74,679. This represented 7.35% of the total population of Davao del Norte province, or 1.53% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 450 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,165 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Carmen has 20 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)
Alejal10.91%8,1487,7135.64%1.05%
Anibongan3.81%2,8462,6019.42%1.73%
Asuncion1.88%1,4041,22714.43%2.60%
Cebulano3.03%2,2662,1077.55%1.39%
Guadalupe3.13%2,3372,2135.60%1.04%
Ising16.64%12,42611,11711.77%2.14%
La Paz4.76%3,5512,99318.64%3.31%
Mabaus2.18%1,6261,6220.25%0.05%
Mabuhay3.90%2,9162,02643.93%7.18%
Magsaysay5.43%4,0533,9741.99%0.38%
Mangalcal4.99%3,7293,5953.73%0.70%
Minda1.43%1,07172547.72%7.71%
New Camiling3.48%2,6013,412-23.77%-5.04%
Salvacion2.20%1,6441,6310.80%0.15%
San Isidro2.88%2,1501,88114.30%2.58%
Santo Niño7.75%5,7844,95916.64%2.97%
Taba2.24%1,6701,45714.62%2.63%
Tibulao1.93%1,4451,557-7.19%-1.41%
Tubod11.98%8,9448,3766.78%1.26%
Tuganay5.45%4,0684,0131.37%0.26%
Carmen Total74,67969,1997.92%1.46%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Carmen for the fiscal year of 2016 was 173,062,971.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200994,413,322.92
201099,253,407.235.13%
2011107,062,278.707.87%
2012119,832,448.7911.93%
2013124,782,247.624.13%
2014142,464,414.7614.17%
2015156,449,089.979.82%
2016173,062,971.7310.62%

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 8,385 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 490 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,704
1 to 46,706
5 to 98,385
10 to 147,736
15 to 197,249
20 to 247,053
25 to 296,671
30 to 345,591
35 to 394,777
40 to 444,081
45 to 493,677
50 to 543,164
55 to 592,702
60 to 642,081
65 to 691,228
70 to 74806
75 to 79578
80 and over490
Total74,679

Historical population

The population of Carmen grew from 20,385 in 1970 to 74,679 in 2015, an increase of 54,294 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.46%, or an increase of 5,480 people, from the previous population of 69,199 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,385
23,1632.60%
30,7195.81%
49,5074.89%
56,2602.42%
55,144-0.43%
61,6561.55%
69,1994.29%
74,6791.46%

Location

The municipal center of Carmen is situated at approximately 7° 21' North, 125° 42' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.3 meters or 20.5 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 Carmen are Panabo, Tagum, Samal, Davao City, Mati, and Digos. The nearest municipalities are Braulio E. Dujali, Maco, Mabini, Asuncion, Santo Tomas, and Kapalong. Its distance from the national capital is 952.23 kilometers (591.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 952.23 kilometers (591.69 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 74,679, ranked 280 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 64.09 square kilometers, ranked 673 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 450 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 427 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.46%, ranked 1,205 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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