Tarlac

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Tarlac
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
CapitalTarlac City
Total local government units
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 per km2
(1,159 per sq. mi)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 1,366,027 representing 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 such 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.

Local government units

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

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Anaomun11,528
(0.84%)
10,8731.12%23.87 km2
(9.22 sq mi)
483 per km2
(1,250 per sq mi)
18
Bambanmun69,466
(5.09%)
62,4132.06%251.98 km2
(97.29 sq mi)
276 per km2
(714 per sq mi)
15
Camilingmun83,248
(6.09%)
80,2410.70%140.53 km2
(54.26 sq mi)
592 per km2
(1,534 per sq mi)
61
Capasmun140,202
(10.26%)
125,8522.08%376.39 km2
(145.32 sq mi)
372 per km2
(965 per sq mi)
20
Concepcionmun154,188
(11.29%)
139,8321.88%242.99 km2
(93.82 sq mi)
635 per km2
(1,643 per sq mi)
45
Geronamun87,531
(6.41%)
83,0841.00%128.89 km2
(49.76 sq mi)
679 per km2
(1,759 per sq mi)
44
La Pazmun64,017
(4.69%)
60,9820.93%114.33 km2
(44.14 sq mi)
560 per km2
(1,450 per sq mi)
21
Mayantocmun32,232
(2.36%)
29,9871.38%311.42 km2
(120.24 sq mi)
104 per km2
(268 per sq mi)
24
Moncadamun57,787
(4.23%)
56,1830.54%85.75 km2
(33.11 sq mi)
674 per km2
(1,745 per sq mi)
37
Paniquimun92,606
(6.78%)
87,7301.04%105.16 km2
(40.60 sq mi)
881 per km2
(2,281 per sq mi)
35
Puramun23,712
(1.74%)
22,9490.62%31.01 km2
(11.97 sq mi)
765 per km2
(1,981 per sq mi)
16
Ramosmun21,350
(1.56%)
20,2491.01%24.40 km2
(9.42 sq mi)
875 per km2
(2,266 per sq mi)
9
San Clementemun12,657
(0.93%)
12,5100.22%49.73 km2
(19.20 sq mi)
255 per km2
(659 per sq mi)
12
San Josemun36,253
(2.65%)
33,9601.25%592.81 km2
(228.89 sq mi)
61 per km2
(158 per sq mi)
13
San Manuelmun25,504
(1.87%)
24,2890.93%42.10 km2
(16.25 sq mi)
606 per km2
(1,569 per sq mi)
15
Santa Ignaciamun47,538
(3.48%)
43,7871.58%146.07 km2
(56.40 sq mi)
325 per km2
(843 per sq mi)
24
Tarlac Citycity (CC), capital342,493
(25.07%)
318,3321.40%274.66 km2
(106.05 sq mi)
1,247 per km2
(3,230 per sq mi)
76
Victoriamun63,715
(4.66%)
59,9871.15%111.51 km2
(43.05 sq mi)
571 per km2
(1,480 per sq mi)
26
Tarlac Total1,366,0271,273,2401.35%3,053.60 km2
(1,179.00 sq mi)
447 per km2
(1,159 per 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2135,107
1918 Dec 31171,8761.53%
1939 Jan 1264,3792.18%
1948 Oct 1327,0182.21%
1960 Feb 15426,6472.37%
1970 May 6559,7082.69%
1975 May 1640,8992.76%
1980 May 1688,4571.44%
1990 May 1859,7082.25%
1995 Sep 1945,8101.80%
2000 May 11,068,7832.66%
2007 Aug 11,243,4492.11%
2010 May 11,273,2400.87%
2015 Aug 11,366,0271.35%

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.
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