Tarlac

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Tarlac
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
Cities1
Municipalities17
Barangays511
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)3,053.60 km2 (1,179.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,366,027
Density (2015)447 / km2 (1,159 / sq mi)

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

The province has a land area of 3,053.60 square kilometers or 1,179.00 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,366,027. This represented 12.18% of the total population of the Central Luzon region, 2.38% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 1.35% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 447 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,159 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Tarlac is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Zambales.

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Local government units

Tarlac has 17 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 511.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Anaomunicipality11,52810,8731.12%23.87 km2 (9.22 sq mi)483 / km2 (1,250 / sq mi)18
Bambanmunicipality69,46662,4132.06%251.98 km2 (97.29 sq mi)276 / km2 (714 / sq mi)15
Camilingmunicipality83,24880,2410.70%140.53 km2 (54.26 sq mi)592 / km2 (1,534 / sq mi)61
Capasmunicipality140,202125,8522.08%376.39 km2 (145.32 sq mi)372 / km2 (965 / sq mi)20
Concepcionmunicipality154,188139,8321.88%242.99 km2 (93.82 sq mi)635 / km2 (1,643 / sq mi)45
Geronamunicipality87,53183,0841.00%128.89 km2 (49.76 sq mi)679 / km2 (1,759 / sq mi)44
La Pazmunicipality64,01760,9820.93%114.33 km2 (44.14 sq mi)560 / km2 (1,450 / sq mi)21
Mayantocmunicipality32,23229,9871.38%311.42 km2 (120.24 sq mi)104 / km2 (268 / sq mi)24
Moncadamunicipality57,78756,1830.54%85.75 km2 (33.11 sq mi)674 / km2 (1,745 / sq mi)37
Paniquimunicipality92,60687,7301.04%105.16 km2 (40.60 sq mi)881 / km2 (2,281 / sq mi)35
Puramunicipality23,71222,9490.62%31.01 km2 (11.97 sq mi)765 / km2 (1,981 / sq mi)16
Ramosmunicipality21,35020,2491.01%24.40 km2 (9.42 sq mi)875 / km2 (2,266 / sq mi)9
San Clementemunicipality12,65712,5100.22%49.73 km2 (19.20 sq mi)255 / km2 (659 / sq mi)12
San Josemunicipality36,25333,9601.25%592.81 km2 (228.89 sq mi)61 / km2 (158 / sq mi)13
San Manuelmunicipality25,50424,2890.93%42.10 km2 (16.25 sq mi)606 / km2 (1,569 / sq mi)15
Santa Ignaciamunicipality47,53843,7871.58%146.07 km2 (56.40 sq mi)325 / km2 (843 / sq mi)24
Tarlac Citycity (CC), capital342,493318,3321.40%274.66 km2 (106.05 sq mi)1,247 / km2 (3,230 / sq mi)76
Victoriamunicipality63,71559,9871.15%111.51 km2 (43.05 sq mi)571 / km2 (1,480 / sq mi)26
Tarlac Total1,366,0271,273,2401.35%3,053.60 km2 (1,179.00 sq mi)447 / km2 (1,159 / sq mi)511

Historical population

The population of Tarlac grew from 426,647 in 1960 to 1,366,027 in 2015, an increase of 939,380 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.35%, or an increase of 92,787 people, from the previous population of 1,273,240 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
135,107
171,8761.53%
264,3792.18%
327,0182.21%
426,6472.37%
559,7082.69%
640,8992.76%
688,4571.44%
859,7082.25%
945,8101.80%
1,068,7832.66%
1,243,4492.11%
1,273,2400.87%
1,366,0271.35%

National roads

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

Primary Roads

  • Manila North Road
  • Romulo Highway
  • Tarlac-Santa Rosa Road

Secondary Roads

  • Concepcion-Capas Road
  • Paniqui Poblacion Road
  • Paniqui-Camiling-Wawa Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Anao-Ramos Road
  • Bamban Poblacion Road
  • Camp Aquino Road
  • Capas-Botolan Road
  • Capas-San Jose-Mayantoc-Malacampa Road
  • Concepcion-La Paz Road
  • Gerona Poblacion Road
  • Moncada-Anao Road
  • Paniqui-Ramos Road
  • Ramos-Pura Road
  • San Miguel Cadre Road
  • Tarlac Airport Road
  • Tarlac City-San Jose via Tibag-Burgos Road
  • Tarlac-Guimba Road via Victoria
  • Tarlac-Maliwalo Road
  • Tarlac-San Miguel via Macabulos Road
  • Tarlac-Zambales North West Diversion Road
  • Tarlac-Zambales Road
  • Victoria-La Paz Road
  • Victoria-Pura Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,366,027, ranked 18 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,179.00 square kilometers, ranked 48 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 447 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 12 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.35%, ranked 37 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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