Clarin, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count24
Postal code6330
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)52.12 km2 (20.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,301
Density (2015)390 / km2 (1,009 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 58' North, 124° 1' East (9.9626, 124.0244)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.3 feet)

Clarin is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 52.12 square kilometers or 20.12 square miles which constitutes 1.08% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,301. This represented 1.55% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 390 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,009 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Clarin 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)
Bacani5.84%1,1851,208-1.90%-0.37%
Bogtongbod7.03%1,4281,3773.70%0.69%
Bonbon7.03%1,4271,487-4.03%-0.78%
Bontud2.45%4974568.99%1.65%
Buacao3.17%644797-19.20%-3.98%
Buangan4.06%8247963.52%0.66%
Cabog4.13%8397649.82%1.80%
Caboy2.80%569571-0.35%-0.07%
Caluwasan1.26%25522214.86%2.67%
Candajec5.23%1,06193213.84%2.50%
Cantoyoc1.70%3463430.87%0.17%
Comaang2.45%4984715.73%1.07%
Danahao3.41%693856-19.04%-3.94%
Katipunan1.48%301340-11.47%-2.29%
Lajog6.22%1,2621,381-8.62%-1.70%
Mataub3.11%632700-9.71%-1.93%
Nahawan10.85%2,2022,208-0.27%-0.05%
Poblacion Centro6.33%1,2851,2344.13%0.77%
Poblacion Norte4.09%831838-0.84%-0.16%
Poblacion Sur6.14%1,2461,1597.51%1.39%
Tangaran3.82%776850-8.71%-1.72%
Tontunan2.92%5935596.08%1.13%
Tubod2.38%48440220.40%3.60%
Villaflor2.08%42334522.61%3.96%
Clarin Total20,30120,2960.02%0.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Clarin for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,656,820.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200934,793,302.95
201036,926,256.726.13%
201140,703,816.5310.23%
201240,227,807.11-1.17%
201345,314,743.8512.65%
201451,118,486.7712.81%
201558,598,947.7714.63%
201663,656,820.568.63%

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 Clarin is 10 to 14, with 2,390 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 292 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1400
1 to 41,667
5 to 92,282
10 to 142,390
15 to 191,932
20 to 241,605
25 to 291,404
30 to 341,208
35 to 391,144
40 to 441,100
45 to 491,098
50 to 54955
55 to 59860
60 to 64695
65 to 69509
70 to 74426
75 to 79334
80 and over292
Total20,301

Historical population

The population of Clarin grew from 10,248 in 1960 to 20,301 in 2015, an increase of 10,053 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.00%, or an increase of 5 people, from the previous population of 20,296 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,248
11,7231.32%
13,1052.26%
13,7210.92%
16,0211.56%
15,961-0.07%
18,0402.66%
18,8710.62%
20,2962.69%
20,3010.00%

Location

The municipal center of Clarin is situated at approximately 9° 58' North, 124° 1' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.3 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 Clarin are Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, Tagbilaran, Naga, Cebu City, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Tubigon, Inabanga, Sagbayan, Catigbian, San Isidro, and Buenavista. Its distance from the national capital is 609.71 kilometers (378.86 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tubigon, Bohol, 6.97 kilometers (4.33 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Inabanga, Bohol, 8.97 kilometers (5.57 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 9.32 kilometers (5.79 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 12.65 kilometers (7.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 13.67 kilometers (8.49 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Buenavista, Bohol, 16.31 kilometers (10.13 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)

Nearest cities

  • Talisay, Cebu, 36.74 kilometers (22.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 39.39 kilometers (24.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 40.11 kilometers (24.92 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 40.07 kilometers (24.90 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Cebu City, 40.93 kilometers (25.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Mandaue, 41.02 kilometers (25.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

Distance from Manila: 609.71 kilometers (378.86 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,301, ranked 1,255 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.12 square kilometers, ranked 1,369 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 390 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 508 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.00%, ranked 1,471 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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