Lying east of Bicol mainland, Catanduanes is an island paradise in the pacific, covering a total land area of 1,511.5 sq km. Your visit to this island is more than just wxploring its unspoiled beaches or enjoying surfing at Puraran Beach located on the northside. Catanduanes offers much more. It is rich in history, belnding quality with the peaceful jutting mountains all over the island. Adventurers hike the twisting trails of Gigmoto and San Andres and enjoy the cool refreshing waterfalls.
The religious visit to the ancient church of Bato and hike to the stone chapel a kilometer away where the first mass was believed to have been celebrated byt the Spanish conquerors. Island life is not quite as it seems. The capital town of Virac is irresistible for an oceanfront entertainment and arousing videoke bars. A hotel offers a breathtaking view of the entire island as its penthouse restaurant. Resorts abound to accomodate leisure-sseking travelers, with a chain of picnic sheds and cottages over a well-manicured, surrounded with lush greeneries.
The province comprises Catanduanes Island (also called Virac Island), the Panay Island, Lete Island, Palumbanes group of islands (Porongpong, Tignob and Calabagio) and a few other minor surrounding islets and rocks.
Catanduanes was a former sub-province of Ambos Camarines in the early 1900s and later of Albay. It gained provincial autonomy when Congressman Francisco Perfecto filled House Bill No. 301 which separated the province from Albay. It was approved on September 26, 1945 and subsequently signed into law by President Sergio Osmeña on October 24, 1945. Remigio Socito, the last Lieutenant Governor, was appointed as the first Provincial Governor. When elections were held in 1947, Alfonso V. Usero became the first elected Governor.
Did you know that the total population for the province of Catanduanes as of August 1, 2015 is 260, 964 ?
2015 POPCEN RESULTS
|2015 POPCEN Results SR - Bagamanoc||2015 POPCEN Results SR - Panganiban|
|2015 POPCEN Results SR - Baras||2015 POPCEN Results SR - San Andres|
|2015 POPCEN Results SR - Bato||2015 POPCEN Results SR - San Miguel|
|2015 POPCEN Results SR - Caramoran||2015 POPCEN Results SR - Viga|
|2015 POPCEN Results SR - Gigmoto||2015 POPCEN Results SR - Virac|
|2015 POPCEN Results SR - Pandan|
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX SPECIAL RELEASE
|CPI SR October 2017||CPI SR September 2017|
|CPI SR August 2017||CPI SR July 2017|
|CPI SR June 2017||CPI SR May 2017|
SPECIAL RELEASE AGSTAT
|SR on Livestock, 2015-2016||SR on Palay and Corn, 2015-2016|
|SR on Fisheries, 2015-2016||SR on Farm Price, 2015-2016|
FACT SHEETS ON CIVIL REGISTRATION STATISTICS
|Birth Fact Sheet, October 2017||Marriages Fact Sheet, October 2017||Death Fact Sheet, October 2017|
|Birth Fact Sheet, September 2017||Marriage Fact Sheet, September 2017||Death Fact Sheet, September 2017|
|Birth Fact Sheet, August 2017||Marriages Fact Sheet, August 2017||Death Fact Sheet, August 2017|
Provincial Statistical Figures Catanduanes
|Household Population||258, 874|
|Price Indices||Sept 2017|
|Consumer Price Index (2006=100)||155.70|
|Purchasing Power of the Peso||0.64|
|Vital Statistics||2nd Qtr 2017|
|Registered Vital Events|
Catanduanes Statistical News
The Philippine Statistics Authority is currently conducting the 2017 Listing of Farm Households (LFH). The 2017 LFH aims to provide updated sampling frame for agriculture-based surveys. Specifically, the 2017 LFH activity will determine the information that will support the development of an... Read more about PSA CATANDUANES CONDUCTS 2017 LISTING OF FARM HOUSEHOLDS
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Catanduanes will undertake the October 2017 Consumer Expectations Survey (CES).
The CES is a household-based survey on the consumers’ assessment of their family income, financial situation and the economic condition of the country. A complementary... Read more about PSA CATANDUANES TO UNDERTAKE OCTOBER 2017 CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS SURVEY (CES)
The Philippine Statistics Authority will conduct the October 2017 Labor Force Survey and Survey on Overseas Filipinos. The Labor Force Survey is a nationwide quarterly survey of households to gather data on the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the population. The LFS aims to... Read more about PSA CATANDUANES TO UNDERTAKE OCTOBER 2017 LFS/SOF
Catanduanes News Letter 2nd Quarter 2017 is the official quarterly publication of PSA Catanduanes Provincial Statistical Office.
The population of the Province of Catanduanes as of August 1, 2015 was 260,964, based on the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015).
The 2015 population is higher by 14,664 compared with the population of 246,300 in 2010, and by... Read more about Highlights of the 2015 Census of Population for the Province of Catanduanes
Statistical Survey Review and Clearance System
Period Covered: October 2017____
I. CROPS DESCRIPTION/SITUATION/OUTLOOK
Harvesting of irrigated and rainfed palay areas have started. Some farmers are now preparing their land for the next cropping season. Supply of vegetables,... Read more about AGRICULTURAL SITUATION REPORT