Catmon, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count20
Postal code6006
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)109.64 km2 (42.33 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,471
Density (2015)278 / km2 (720 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 43' North, 124° 1' East (10.7216, 124.0136)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.6 meters (21.7 feet)

Catmon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 109.64 square kilometers or 42.33 square miles which constitutes 2.22% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,471. This represented 1.04% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.41% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 278 inhabitants per square kilometer or 720 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Catmon 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)
Agsuwao3.31%1,0081,0040.40%0.08%
Amancion0.68%207210-1.43%-0.27%
Anapog1.06%324327-0.92%-0.18%
Bactas2.85%867878-1.25%-0.24%
Basak4.22%1,2861,16310.58%1.93%
Binongkalan5.21%1,5871,41712.00%2.18%
Bongyas0.98%300317-5.36%-1.04%
Cabungaan4.64%1,4131,26511.70%2.13%
Cambangkaya2.49%758768-1.30%-0.25%
Can‑ibuang1.31%398419-5.01%-0.97%
Catmondaan10.13%3,0862,79210.53%1.92%
Corazon9.83%2,9942,8365.57%1.04%
Duyan2.24%68454924.59%4.27%
Flores9.92%3,0232,8655.51%1.03%
Ginabucan2.65%809874-7.44%-1.46%
Macaas11.14%3,3943,0939.73%1.78%
Panalipan11.63%3,5443,16112.12%2.20%
San Jose Poblacion10.67%3,2502,83214.76%2.66%
Tabili2.51%7647196.26%1.16%
Tinabyonan2.54%775831-6.74%-1.32%
Catmon Total30,47128,3207.60%1.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Catmon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 86,076,371.02.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,082,018.04
201050,757,587.575.56%
201154,815,346.727.99%
201255,313,880.100.91%
201360,816,887.929.95%
201467,673,305.8111.27%
201579,202,764.7217.04%
201686,076,371.028.68%

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 Catmon is 5 to 9, with 3,047 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 435 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1592
1 to 42,537
5 to 93,047
10 to 142,995
15 to 192,900
20 to 242,862
25 to 292,365
30 to 342,091
35 to 391,916
40 to 441,764
45 to 491,538
50 to 541,456
55 to 591,259
60 to 641,048
65 to 69738
70 to 74482
75 to 79435
80 and over446
Total30,471

Historical population

The population of Catmon grew from 13,412 in 1960 to 30,471 in 2015, an increase of 17,059 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.40%, or an increase of 2,151 people, from the previous population of 28,320 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,412
14,8370.99%
15,9231.43%
17,3571.74%
19,7731.31%
21,6471.71%
25,0833.21%
27,3301.19%
28,3201.30%
30,4711.40%

Location

The municipal center of Catmon is situated at approximately 10° 43' North, 124° 1' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.6 meters or 21.7 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 Catmon are Danao, Bogo, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Sogod, Borbon, Carmen, Tabuelan, Tuburan, and Tabogon. Its distance from the national capital is 540.15 kilometers (335.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Sogod, Cebu, 3.27 kilometers (2.03 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • Borbon, Cebu, 12.76 kilometers (7.93 miles) to the North (N7°E)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 14.89 kilometers (9.25 miles) to the South (S1°E)
  • Tabuelan, Cebu, 19.33 kilometers (12.01 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Tuburan, Cebu, 20.77 kilometers (12.91 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 24.33 kilometers (15.12 miles) to the North (N4°E)

Nearest cities

  • Danao, Cebu, 22.29 kilometers (13.85 miles) to the South (S4°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 36.66 kilometers (22.78 miles) to the North (N0°W)
  • Mandaue, 44.60 kilometers (27.71 miles) to the South (S10°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 45.97 kilometers (28.56 miles) to the South (S9°W)
  • Cebu City, 47.51 kilometers (29.52 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 55.81 kilometers (34.68 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S19°W)

Distance from Manila: 540.15 kilometers (335.63 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,471, ranked 911 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.33 square kilometers, ranked 967 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 278 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 731 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.40%, ranked 280 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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