Catmon, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count20
Postal code6006
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
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%

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 924 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.33 square kilometers, ranked 979 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 278 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 740 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.40%, ranked 742 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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