2000 Census

Camiguin, One of the Least Populated Provinces in the Philippines

Camiguin, the smallest province in Northern Mindanao (Region X), had a total population of 74,232 persons based on the results of the 2000 Census of Population and Housing. It was the second to the smallest in the Philippines in terms of population. It registered an annual growth rate of 1.88 percent from 1995 to 2000, higher than the 1.08 percent growth rate during the 1990 to 1995 period. If the current rate continues, the population of Camiguin was expected to double in 37 years.

Camarines Sur: Population to Double After Four Decades

The total population of Camarines Sur, as of May 1, 2000, was 1,551,549 persons. This implied an increase of 118,951 persons over the 1995 census figure or an average annual population growth rate of 1.72 percent, slightly lower than the annual population growth rate recorded during the 1990 to 1995 period (1.75 percent). A corresponding increase on the number of households was also registered, from 265,030 households in 1995 to 288,172 households in 2000. This resulted to an average household size of 5.38 persons, slightly lower than the average household size (5.40 persons) recorded five years ago.

More Highly Educated Females in Camarines Norte (Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO)

The total population of Camarines Norte, as of May 1, 2000, was 470,654 persons. The figure was higher by 31,503 persons over the 1995 Census of Population (POPCEN) results. It translated to an annual population growth rate of 1.49 percent, lower than that of the 1990-1995 period (2.20 percent). If the current rate continues, the population of Camarines Norte will double in 46 years.

Close to A Million Persons in Cagayan (Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO)

The total population of Cagayan, as of May 1, 2000, was 993,580 persons. This implied an increase of 98,530 persons over the 1995 census figure or an average annual population growth rate of 2.26 percent. This was 0.83 percentage point higher than the average growth rate recorded in the 1995 Census of Population (1.43 percent). A corresponding increase on the number of households was also registered, from 179,096 households in 1995 to 191,037 households in 2000. This resulted to an average household size of 5.19 persons, higher than the national average of five persons.

Bulacan: Population Reached Two Million Mark (Results from the 2000 Census of Population and Housing, NSO)

The province of Bulacan registered a total population of 2,234,088 persons in the year 2000, up from 1,784,441 persons in 1995. This figure gave the province an average annual growth rate of 4.93 percent, an increase of 1.69 percentage points from the 1990 to 1995 period. The number of households was registered at 463,886, an increase of 104,273 households over the 1995 figure. This gave an average household size of 4.8 persons, a slight decrease from the 1995 and national average of five persons. If the current growth rate continues, the population of Bulacan was expected to double in 14 years.

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