Catarman, officially the Municipality of Catarman, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camiguin, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,798 people. The municipality has a land area of 53.75 square kilometers or 20.75 square miles which constitutes 22.59% of Camiguin’s total area.  Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,798. This represented 18.99% of the total population of Camiguin province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 313 inhabitants per square kilometer or 810 inhabitants per square mile.


Barangays

Catarman is politically subdivided into 14 barangays:

  • Alga
  • Bonbon
  • Bura
  • Catibac
  • Compol
  • Lawigan
  • Liloan
  • Looc
  • Mainit
  • Manduao
  • Panghiawan
  • Poblacion
  • Santo Niño
  • Tangaro

Demographics

Population census of Catarman
YearPop.±% p.a.
19034,260—    
19187,980+4.27%
19399,484+0.83%
194816,845+6.59%
196010,659−3.74%
197011,996+1.19%
197512,168+0.29%
198012,422+0.41%
199013,892+1.12%
199514,756+1.14%
200015,386+0.90%
200716,060+0.59%
201016,388+0.74%
201516,798+0.47%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

In the 2015 census, the population of Catarman was 16,798 people, with a density of 313 inhabitants per square kilometre or 801 inhabitants per square mile.