Bataan

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Bataan
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
Cities1
Municipalities11
Barangays237
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Area (2007)1,372.98 km2 (530.11 sq mi)
Population (2015)760,650
Density (2015)554 / km2 (1,435 / sq mi)

Bataan is a province in the Philippines situated in the Central Luzon region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Balanga.

The province has a land area of 1,372.98 square kilometers or 530.11 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 760,650. This represented 6.78% of the total population of the Central Luzon region, 1.32% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.75% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 554 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,435 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Bataan is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Zambales, Pampanga, Manila Bay, and the South China Sea.

details
Map of the Philippines with Bataan highlighted in redMap of Bataan showing its component cities and municipalitiesAbucayBagacBalangaDinalupihanHermosaLimayMarivelesMorongOraniOrionPilarSamal

Local government units

Bataan has 11 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 237.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Abucaymunicipality39,88037,7191.07%79.72 km2 (30.78 sq mi)500 / km2 (1,296 / sq mi)9
Bagacmunicipality26,93625,5681.00%231.20 km2 (89.27 sq mi)117 / km2 (302 / sq mi)14
Balangacity (CC), capital96,06187,9201.70%111.63 km2 (43.10 sq mi)861 / km2 (2,229 / sq mi)25
Dinalupihanmunicipality106,37197,2751.72%92.52 km2 (35.72 sq mi)1,150 / km2 (2,978 / sq mi)46
Hermosamunicipality65,86256,9972.79%157.00 km2 (60.62 sq mi)420 / km2 (1,086 / sq mi)23
Limaymunicipality68,07157,2073.37%103.60 km2 (40.00 sq mi)657 / km2 (1,702 / sq mi)12
Marivelesmunicipality127,536112,7072.38%153.90 km2 (59.42 sq mi)829 / km2 (2,146 / sq mi)18
Morongmunicipality29,90126,1712.57%219.20 km2 (84.63 sq mi)136 / km2 (353 / sq mi)5
Oranimunicipality66,90961,0991.74%64.90 km2 (25.06 sq mi)1,031 / km2 (2,670 / sq mi)29
Orionmunicipality56,00251,4541.63%65.41 km2 (25.25 sq mi)856 / km2 (2,218 / sq mi)23
Pilarmunicipality41,82339,7870.95%37.60 km2 (14.52 sq mi)1,112 / km2 (2,880 / sq mi)19
Samalmunicipality35,29833,5780.96%56.30 km2 (21.74 sq mi)627 / km2 (1,624 / sq mi)14
Bataan Total760,650687,4821.94%1,372.98 km2 (530.11 sq mi)554 / km2 (1,435 / sq mi)237

Historical population

The population of Bataan grew from 145,323 in 1960 to 760,650 in 2015, an increase of 615,327 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.94%, or an increase of 73,168 people, from the previous population of 687,482 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
45,166
58,3401.63%
85,5381.93%
92,9010.85%
145,3234.01%
216,2103.96%
263,2694.03%
323,2544.19%
425,8032.79%
491,4592.72%
557,6592.75%
662,1532.40%
687,4821.38%
760,6501.94%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Bataan as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Jose Abad Santos Avenue (JASA)

Secondary Roads

  • Angeles-Porac-Floridablanca-Dinalupihan Road
  • Avenue of the Philippines Main A
  • Gov. JJ Linao Road
  • Junction Layac-Balanga-Mariveles Port Road
  • Mariveles-Talaga Bay Road
  • Mindanao Avenue
  • Roman Expressway
  • Tabacan Poblacion Road

Tertiary Roads

  • 10th Avenue
  • 11th Avenue
  • 1st Avenue
  • 1st Street
  • 2nd Avenue
  • 2nd Street
  • 3rd Avenue
  • 3rd Street
  • 4th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue (R01110LZ)
  • 5th Street (R01120LZ)
  • 6th Avenue
  • 7th Avenue
  • 7th Street
  • 8th Avenue
  • 9th Avenue
  • Administration Avenue
  • Alas-Asin Port Road
  • Avenue of the Philippines
  • Bagac-Mariveles Road
  • Bagac-Poblacion Road
  • Balanga Poblacion Road
  • Balanga-Cadre Road
  • Bataan Technical Park Inc. Road (BTPI)
  • Bay View Street
  • Blue Ridge
  • Calaguiman Vicinal Road
  • Dormitory Road
  • Elliptical Road (R01138LZ)
  • Enrique A. Garcia Avenue
  • EPZA By-Pass (Baraso Country Road)
  • Executive Heights A
  • Executive Heights B
  • Green Ridge
  • Hermosa Poblacion Road
  • Hilltop Road
  • Housing A
  • Housing B
  • Lamao Access Road
  • Lamao DND Forestry Road
  • Luzon Avenue (South)
  • Mabatang Vicinal Road
  • Mariveles By-Pass Road
  • Medium Cost Housing
  • Mindanao-Luzon Diversion Road
  • Mount Apo
  • Mount Arayat
  • Mount Banahaw
  • Mount Dipolog
  • Mount Pinatubo
  • Mount Samat Road
  • Nuclear Power Plant Road
  • Road to Pier
  • Sisiman Port Road
  • United Nation Drive
  • Visayas Avenue (R01124LZ)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 760,650, ranked 39 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 530.11 square kilometers, ranked 73 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 554 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 8 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.94%, ranked 14 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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