Caranan is a barangay in the municipality of Pasacao, in the province of Camarines Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,841. This represented 18.03% of the total population of Pasacao.

RANDY U. LATOSAPunong Barangay
1. RONALDO B. BOÑALESBarangay Kagawad
2. ROMULO B. BONIONBarangay Kagawad
3. ROBERT R. PANGANIBANBarangay Kagawad
4. ANITA B. DE GUZMANBarangay Kagawad
5. EUSEBIO M. CADAG, JR.Barangay Kagawad
6. CIONY D. DELO SANTOSBarangay Kagawad
7. JAIME P. CARILLOBarangay Kagawad
8. DOMINGA M. DE RAMOSBarangay Secretary
9. OLGA R. LUCESBarangay Treasurer
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Postal code4417
Population (2015)8,841
Philippine major island(s)Luzon



According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Caranan is 5 to 9, with 1,178 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 59 individuals.details

Combining age groups together, those aged 14 and below, consisting of the the young dependent population which include infants/babies, children and young adolescents/teenagers, make up an aggregate of 39.58% (3,499). Those aged 15 up to 64, roughly, the economically active population and actual or potential members of the work force, constitute a total of 56.17% (4,966). Finally, old dependent population consisting of the senior citizens, those aged 65 and over, total 4.25% (376) in all.

The computed Age Dependency Ratios mean that among the population of Caranan, there are 70 youth dependents to every 100 of the working age population; there are 8 aged/senior citizens to every 100 of the working population; and overall, there are 78 dependents (young and old-age) to every 100 of the working population.

The median age of 20 indicates that half of the entire population of Caranan are aged less than 20 and the other half are over the age of 20.

Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 11992.25%
1 to 497711.05%
5 to 91,17813.32%
10 to 141,14512.95%
15 to 1997010.97%
20 to 246507.35%
25 to 296156.96%
30 to 345095.76%
35 to 395035.69%
40 to 444374.94%
45 to 494445.02%
50 to 543423.87%
55 to 592733.09%
60 to 642232.52%
65 to 691321.49%
70 to 741101.24%
75 to 79750.85%
80 and over590.67%
Youth Dependency Ratio: 70.46Old Age Dependency Ratio: 7.57Total Dependency Ratio: 78.03Median Age: 19.75


The population of Caranan grew from 4,815 in 1990 to 8,841 in 2015, an increase of 4,026 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.83%, or an increase of 802 people, from the previous population of 8,039 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1990 May 14,815
1995 Sep 16,0874.49%
2000 May 16,8082.43%
2007 Aug 17,1920.76%
2010 May 18,0394.14%
2015 Aug 18,8411.83%


Caranan is situated at approximately 13.5337, 123.0116, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.7 meters or 35.1 feet above mean sea level.

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Caranan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):Sort by nameSort by city/town

  • Dalupaon, Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Macad (Hebrio Lourdes), Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Hubo, Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Cuco, Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Bahay, Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Itulan, Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Santa Rosa del Norte (Poblacion), Pasacao, Camarines Sur
  • Santa Rosa del Sur (Poblacion), Pasacao, Camarines Sur