Batangas

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Batangas
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Cities3
Municipalities31
Barangays1,078
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea, Sibuyan Sea, Verde Island Passage
Area (2007)3,119.75 km2 (1,204.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)2,694,335
Density (2015)864 / km2 (2,237 / sq mi)

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

The province has a land area of 3,119.75 square kilometers or 1,204.54 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,694,335. This represented 18.69% of the total population of the CALABARZON region, 4.69% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 2.67% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 864 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,237 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Batangas is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Tayabas Bay, Verde Island Passage, and South China Sea.

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Local government units

Batangas has 31 municipalities and 3 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,078.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Agoncillomunicipality38,05935,7941.18%49.96 km2 (19.29 sq mi)762 / km2 (1,973 / sq mi)21
Alitagtagmunicipality25,30023,6491.29%24.76 km2 (9.56 sq mi)1,022 / km2 (2,646 / sq mi)19
Balayanmunicipality90,69981,8051.98%108.73 km2 (41.98 sq mi)834 / km2 (2,161 / sq mi)48
Baletemunicipality22,66120,2142.20%25.00 km2 (9.65 sq mi)906 / km2 (2,348 / sq mi)13
Batangas Citycity (CC), capital329,874305,6071.47%282.96 km2 (109.25 sq mi)1,166 / km2 (3,019 / sq mi)105
Bauanmunicipality91,29781,3512.22%53.31 km2 (20.58 sq mi)1,713 / km2 (4,436 / sq mi)40
Calacamunicipality81,85970,5212.88%114.58 km2 (44.24 sq mi)714 / km2 (1,850 / sq mi)40
Calataganmunicipality56,44951,9971.58%112.00 km2 (43.24 sq mi)504 / km2 (1,305 / sq mi)25
Cuencamunicipality32,78331,2360.92%58.18 km2 (22.46 sq mi)563 / km2 (1,460 / sq mi)21
Ibaanmunicipality52,97048,4821.70%68.99 km2 (26.64 sq mi)768 / km2 (1,988 / sq mi)26
Laurelmunicipality39,44435,6741.93%71.29 km2 (27.53 sq mi)553 / km2 (1,433 / sq mi)21
Lemerymunicipality93,15781,8252.50%109.80 km2 (42.39 sq mi)848 / km2 (2,198 / sq mi)46
Lianmunicipality52,66045,9432.63%76.80 km2 (29.65 sq mi)686 / km2 (1,776 / sq mi)19
Lipacity (CC)332,386283,4683.08%209.40 km2 (80.85 sq mi)1,587 / km2 (4,111 / sq mi)72
Lobomunicipality41,50437,0702.17%175.03 km2 (67.58 sq mi)237 / km2 (614 / sq mi)26
Mabinimunicipality46,21144,3910.77%44.47 km2 (17.17 sq mi)1,039 / km2 (2,691 / sq mi)34
Malvarmunicipality56,27045,9523.93%33.00 km2 (12.74 sq mi)1,705 / km2 (4,417 / sq mi)15
Mataasnakahoymunicipality29,18727,1771.37%22.10 km2 (8.53 sq mi)1,321 / km2 (3,422 / sq mi)16
Nasugbumunicipality134,113122,4831.74%278.51 km2 (107.53 sq mi)482 / km2 (1,247 / sq mi)42
Padre Garciamunicipality48,30244,8771.41%41.51 km2 (16.03 sq mi)1,164 / km2 (3,013 / sq mi)18
Rosariomunicipality116,764105,5611.94%226.88 km2 (87.60 sq mi)515 / km2 (1,333 / sq mi)48
San Josemunicipality76,97168,5172.24%53.29 km2 (20.58 sq mi)1,444 / km2 (3,740 / sq mi)33
San Juanmunicipality108,58594,2912.72%273.40 km2 (105.56 sq mi)397 / km2 (1,029 / sq mi)42
San Luismunicipality33,14930,7011.47%42.56 km2 (16.43 sq mi)779 / km2 (2,018 / sq mi)26
San Nicolasmunicipality22,62320,5991.80%14.37 km2 (5.55 sq mi)1,574 / km2 (4,076 / sq mi)18
San Pascualmunicipality65,42459,5981.79%50.70 km2 (19.58 sq mi)1,290 / km2 (3,341 / sq mi)29
Santa Teresitamunicipality21,12717,4153.75%16.30 km2 (6.29 sq mi)1,296 / km2 (3,359 / sq mi)17
Santo Tomasmunicipality179,844124,7407.21%95.41 km2 (36.84 sq mi)1,885 / km2 (4,882 / sq mi)30
Taalmunicipality56,32751,5031.72%29.76 km2 (11.49 sq mi)1,893 / km2 (4,902 / sq mi)42
Talisaymunicipality45,30139,6002.59%28.20 km2 (10.89 sq mi)1,606 / km2 (4,160 / sq mi)21
Tanauancity (CC)173,366152,3932.49%107.16 km2 (41.37 sq mi)1,618 / km2 (4,191 / sq mi)48
Taysanmunicipality38,00735,3571.39%93.62 km2 (36.15 sq mi)406 / km2 (1,051 / sq mi)20
Tingloymunicipality17,91916,8701.16%33.07 km2 (12.77 sq mi)542 / km2 (1,403 / sq mi)15
Tuymunicipality43,74340,7341.37%94.65 km2 (36.54 sq mi)462 / km2 (1,197 / sq mi)22
Batangas Total2,694,3352,377,3952.41%3,119.75 km2 (1,204.54 sq mi)864 / km2 (2,237 / sq mi)1,078

Historical population

The population of Batangas grew from 681,414 in 1960 to 2,694,335 in 2015, an increase of 2,012,921 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.41%, or an increase of 316,940 people, from the previous population of 2,377,395 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
257,715
340,1991.77%
442,0341.32%
510,2241.48%
681,4142.58%
926,3083.05%
1,032,0092.19%
1,174,2012.61%
1,476,7832.32%
1,658,5672.20%
1,905,3483.02%
2,245,8692.29%
2,377,3952.09%
2,694,3352.41%

National roads

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

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)
  • Manila-Batangas Diversion Road
  • Manila-Batangas Road

Secondary Roads

  • Balayan-Balibago Road
  • Banay-Banay-Mojon-Cuenca Road
  • Batangas Port Diversion Road
  • Batangas-Lobo Road
  • Batangas-Quezon Road
  • Batangas-Tabangao-Lobo Road
  • Bolboc Access Road
  • Bolboc Flyover and Approaches
  • Diokno Highway
  • Fernando Airbase Road
  • Lipa-Rosario Road
  • Lobo-Malabrigo-San Juan Road
  • Manila-Batangas Pier Road
  • Manila-Batangas Poblacion Road
  • Nasugbu-Lian-Calatagan Road
  • Palico-Balayan-Batangas Road
  • Tagaytay-Nasugbu Road
  • Tanauan-Talisay-Tagaytay Road
  • Ternate-Nasugbu Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Batangas Cadre Road
  • Bauan-Mabini Road
  • Lake Taal-Tagaytay Road
  • Lipa City-Alaminos Road
  • Lipa-Balete Road
  • Lipa-Balete Road
  • Manila South Road via Santo Tomas Poblacion
  • Marawoy-Dagatan Road
  • New Lipa City Hall Road
  • Palico Cadre Road
  • Palico-Balayan-Batangas Diversion Road
  • Palico-Balayan-Lemery-Taal Diversion Road
  • Rosario-San Juan Road
  • San Juan-Laiya Road
  • Talisay-Laurel-Agoncillo Road
  • Tuy Diversion Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 2,694,335, ranked 7 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,204.54 square kilometers, ranked 47 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 864 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 6 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.41%, ranked 7 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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