Provincial Statistical Office
Catanduanes Province 
Supervising Statistical Specialist/
BL Jastrid Bldg National Road, Cavinitan
Virac, Catanduanes 4800
CP No.: 0920-968-1179 

Chief Statistical Specialist's Message

The professional challenge of "Levelling-up" as part ofour commitment for continuous improvement of delivery of products and services is the battlecry for us at PSA. At this time, the PSA resources and talents were channeled for successful ISO accreditation, a dream shared by the Provincial Statistical Office of Catanduanes as we remain steadfast to our vision of a solid, responsive, world-class public service provider.
In gearing-up towards that vision, the office is cognizant of the important roles played by the hard-working men and women of PSA Catanduanes. Our recognition as the 13th best among the 81 provinces in the country during the 2017 PSA Awards is a testament of our laudable efforts at work. Indeed, none went unnoticed and it is our desire to thread the same path of distinction and adopt work values emphasizing the importance of quality and continuous improvement.
We are grateful to the support given by the PSA Management throughout our fruitful journey. We also express our deep gratitude to our partners and stakeholders and the many respondents of our different censuses and surveys. Our collaborative culture has made a difference! Dios mabalos.

The Province

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.

What's New?


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  


CPI SR January 2019 CPI SR February 2019
CPI SR December 2018 CPI SR November 2018
CPI SR September 2018 CPI SR October 2018
CPI SR August 2018 CPI SR January 2018
CPI SR July 2018 CPI SR December 2017

CPI SR June 2018

CPI SR November 2017
CPI SR May 2018 CPI SR October 2017
CPI SR April 2018 CPI SR September 2017
CPI SR March 2018 CPI SR August 2017
CPI SR February 2018  


SR on Livestock, 2015-2016 SR on Palay and Corn, 2015-2016
SR on Fisheries, 2015-2016 SR on Palay and Corn, 2016-2017


Birth Fact Sheet, 2018 Marriage Fact Sheet, 2018 Death Fact Sheet, 2018
Birth Fact Sheet,2017 Marriage Fact Sheet, 2017 Death Fact Sheet, 2017
Birth Fact Sheet, 2016 Marriage Fact Sheet, 2016 Death Fact Sheet, 2016
Birth fact Sheet, 2015 Marriage Fact Sheet, 2015 Death Fact Sheet, 2015
Birth Fact Sheet, 2014 Marriage fact Sheet, 2014 Death Fact Sheet, 2014


Catanduanes Birth Statistics 2018

STAT WATCH Catanduanes

Demography as of August 1, 2015
Total Population 260,964
Male 133, 732
Female 127, 232
Household Population 258, 874
Male 132, 407
Female 126, 467
Price Indices February 2019
Consumer Price Index (2012=100) 118.1
Inflation Rate 3.3
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.85

Vital Statistics January 2019
Registered Vital Events   
Birth 759
Marriage 115
Death 204

Catanduanes Annual Report 2016

Catanduanes Annual Report 2017

2015 POPCEN Results - Demographic Characteristics

Catanduanes Countryside in Figures 2018

2015 POPCEN Results - Household Population, Number of Households, Average Household Size

Catanduanes Statistical News

November 2017

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

November 2017


Statistical Survey Review and Clearance System

Art. 49.

November 2017

Province: Catanduanes
Period Covered: October 2017____


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

November 2017


Inflation Rate (IR) in Catanduanes is at 2.8in September2017

The Inflation Rate (IR) in the province of Catanduanes for September2017settledat 2.8percent which translates to a Purchasing Power of the Peso of P 0.64 which is the same than last month’... Read more about CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR ALL INCOME HOUSEHOLDS IN CATANDUANES: September 2017



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