Catubig, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
Barangay count47
Postal code6418
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)214.99 km2 (83.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,025
Density (2015)154 / km2 (398 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 25' North, 125° 3' East (12.4097, 125.0530)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.1 meters (19.9 feet)

Catubig is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Northern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 214.99 square kilometers or 83.01 square miles which constitutes 5.82% of Northern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,025. This represented 5.22% of the total population of Northern Samar province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 154 inhabitants per square kilometer or 398 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Catubig has 47 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)
Anongo2.60%8577997.26%1.34%
Barangay 16.28%2,0741,81914.02%2.53%
Barangay 21.76%582647-10.05%-2.00%
Barangay 31.70%563622-9.49%-1.88%
Barangay 41.02%336403-16.63%-3.40%
Barangay 51.11%3673359.55%1.75%
Barangay 61.01%33329811.74%2.14%
Barangay 70.97%3202919.97%1.83%
Barangay 82.34%774860-10.00%-1.99%
Bonifacio1.22%40336111.63%2.12%
Boring0.55%183205-10.73%-2.14%
Cagbugna1.57%5174768.61%1.59%
Cagmanaba2.89%9558719.64%1.77%
Cagogobngan1.45%479504-4.96%-0.96%
Calingnan3.72%1,2301,1516.86%1.27%
Canuctan0.88%2902813.20%0.60%
Claro M. Recto1.51%500538-7.06%-1.39%
D. Mercader1.89%6255905.93%1.10%
Guibwangan1.28%42236216.57%2.96%
Hinagonoyan2.63%86777611.73%2.13%
Hiparayan2.39%7887288.24%1.52%
Hitapi‑an3.35%1,10797513.54%2.45%
Inoburan0.39%129156-17.31%-3.55%
Irawahan2.73%901960-6.15%-1.20%
Lenoyahan1.28%42337213.71%2.48%
Libon0.94%3102906.90%1.28%
Magongon1.35%44539113.81%2.49%
Magtuad2.81%927948-2.22%-0.43%
Manering1.06%349367-4.90%-0.95%
Nabulo1.23%4054020.75%0.14%
Nagoocan2.63%86776014.08%2.54%
Nahulid0.55%183187-2.14%-0.41%
Opong2.49%8217489.76%1.79%
Osang1.10%3623367.74%1.43%
Osmeña0.88%291331-12.08%-2.42%
P. Rebadulla1.48%488507-3.75%-0.72%
Roxas3.41%1,12797615.47%2.78%
Sagudsuron1.72%568582-2.41%-0.46%
San Antonio1.39%46038619.17%3.40%
San Francisco4.25%1,4051,419-0.99%-0.19%
San Jose9.06%2,9912,8375.43%1.01%
San Vicente5.96%1,9681,9520.82%0.16%
Santa Fe3.36%1,11095016.84%3.01%
Sulitan2.74%906949-4.53%-0.88%
Tangbo1.68%5555157.77%1.43%
Tungodnon0.57%18714925.50%4.42%
Vienna Maria0.83%275361-23.82%-5.05%
Catubig Total33,02531,7234.10%0.77%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Catubig for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,532,475.03.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,728,044.64
201056,536,835.245.23%
201161,563,249.318.89%
201260,031,746.33-2.49%
201367,566,026.2312.55%
201476,344,758.0012.99%
201587,042,314.0314.01%
201695,532,475.039.75%

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 Catubig is 10 to 14, with 4,425 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 292 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1696
1 to 43,189
5 to 94,339
10 to 144,425
15 to 193,885
20 to 242,708
25 to 292,072
30 to 341,905
35 to 391,710
40 to 441,635
45 to 491,381
50 to 541,318
55 to 591,036
60 to 64819
65 to 69710
70 to 74562
75 to 79343
80 and over292
Total33,025

Historical population

The population of Catubig grew from 15,553 in 1960 to 33,025 in 2015, an increase of 17,472 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.77%, or an increase of 1,302 people, from the previous population of 31,723 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,553
18,9741.96%
21,0632.12%
21,2120.14%
22,0570.39%
25,1902.52%
26,9171.43%
29,4331.24%
31,7232.76%
33,0250.77%

Location

The municipal center of Catubig is situated at approximately 12° 25' North, 125° 3' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 19.9 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 Catubig are Calbayog, Catbalogan, Borongan, Tacloban, Sorsogon City, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Las Navas, Palapag, Laoang, Pambujan, Mapanas, and San Roque. Its distance from the national capital is 502.63 kilometers (312.32 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 502.63 kilometers (312.32 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,025, ranked 802 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 83.01 square kilometers, ranked 485 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 154 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,097 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.77%, ranked 1,547 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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