Batangas

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Batangas
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
CapitalBatangas City
Total local government units
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 per km2
(2,237 per sq. mi)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 2,694,335 representing 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 such figures, the population density is computed at 864 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,237 inhabitants per square mile.

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

Local government units

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

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Agoncillomun38,059
(1.41%)
35,7941.18%49.96 km2
(19.29 sq mi)
762 per km2
(1,973 per sq mi)
21
Alitagtagmun25,300
(0.94%)
23,6491.29%24.76 km2
(9.56 sq mi)
1,022 per km2
(2,646 per sq mi)
19
Balayanmun90,699
(3.37%)
81,8051.98%108.73 km2
(41.98 sq mi)
834 per km2
(2,161 per sq mi)
48
Baletemun22,661
(0.84%)
20,2142.20%25.00 km2
(9.65 sq mi)
906 per km2
(2,348 per sq mi)
13
Batangas Citycity (CC), capital329,874
(12.24%)
305,6071.47%282.96 km2
(109.25 sq mi)
1,166 per km2
(3,019 per sq mi)
105
Bauanmun91,297
(3.39%)
81,3512.22%53.31 km2
(20.58 sq mi)
1,713 per km2
(4,436 per sq mi)
40
Calacamun81,859
(3.04%)
70,5212.88%114.58 km2
(44.24 sq mi)
714 per km2
(1,850 per sq mi)
40
Calataganmun56,449
(2.10%)
51,9971.58%112.00 km2
(43.24 sq mi)
504 per km2
(1,305 per sq mi)
25
Cuencamun32,783
(1.22%)
31,2360.92%58.18 km2
(22.46 sq mi)
563 per km2
(1,460 per sq mi)
21
Ibaanmun52,970
(1.97%)
48,4821.70%68.99 km2
(26.64 sq mi)
768 per km2
(1,988 per sq mi)
26
Laurelmun39,444
(1.46%)
35,6741.93%71.29 km2
(27.53 sq mi)
553 per km2
(1,433 per sq mi)
21
Lemerymun93,157
(3.46%)
81,8252.50%109.80 km2
(42.39 sq mi)
848 per km2
(2,198 per sq mi)
46
Lianmun52,660
(1.95%)
45,9432.63%76.80 km2
(29.65 sq mi)
686 per km2
(1,776 per sq mi)
19
Lipacity (CC)332,386
(12.34%)
283,4683.08%209.40 km2
(80.85 sq mi)
1,587 per km2
(4,111 per sq mi)
72
Lobomun41,504
(1.54%)
37,0702.17%175.03 km2
(67.58 sq mi)
237 per km2
(614 per sq mi)
26
Mabinimun46,211
(1.72%)
44,3910.77%44.47 km2
(17.17 sq mi)
1,039 per km2
(2,691 per sq mi)
34
Malvarmun56,270
(2.09%)
45,9523.93%33.00 km2
(12.74 sq mi)
1,705 per km2
(4,417 per sq mi)
15
Mataasnakahoymun29,187
(1.08%)
27,1771.37%22.10 km2
(8.53 sq mi)
1,321 per km2
(3,422 per sq mi)
16
Nasugbumun134,113
(4.98%)
122,4831.74%278.51 km2
(107.53 sq mi)
482 per km2
(1,247 per sq mi)
42
Padre Garciamun48,302
(1.79%)
44,8771.41%41.51 km2
(16.03 sq mi)
1,164 per km2
(3,013 per sq mi)
18
Rosariomun116,764
(4.33%)
105,5611.94%226.88 km2
(87.60 sq mi)
515 per km2
(1,333 per sq mi)
48
San Josemun76,971
(2.86%)
68,5172.24%53.29 km2
(20.58 sq mi)
1,444 per km2
(3,740 per sq mi)
33
San Juanmun108,585
(4.03%)
94,2912.72%273.40 km2
(105.56 sq mi)
397 per km2
(1,029 per sq mi)
42
San Luismun33,149
(1.23%)
30,7011.47%42.56 km2
(16.43 sq mi)
779 per km2
(2,018 per sq mi)
26
San Nicolasmun22,623
(0.84%)
20,5991.80%14.37 km2
(5.55 sq mi)
1,574 per km2
(4,076 per sq mi)
18
San Pascualmun65,424
(2.43%)
59,5981.79%50.70 km2
(19.58 sq mi)
1,290 per km2
(3,341 per sq mi)
29
Santa Teresitamun21,127
(0.78%)
17,4153.75%16.30 km2
(6.29 sq mi)
1,296 per km2
(3,359 per sq mi)
17
Santo Tomasmun179,844
(6.67%)
124,7407.21%95.41 km2
(36.84 sq mi)
1,885 per km2
(4,882 per sq mi)
30
Taalmun56,327
(2.09%)
51,5031.72%29.76 km2
(11.49 sq mi)
1,893 per km2
(4,902 per sq mi)
42
Talisaymun45,301
(1.68%)
39,6002.59%28.20 km2
(10.89 sq mi)
1,606 per km2
(4,160 per sq mi)
21
Tanauancity (CC)173,366
(6.43%)
152,3932.49%107.16 km2
(41.37 sq mi)
1,618 per km2
(4,191 per sq mi)
48
Taysanmun38,007
(1.41%)
35,3571.39%93.62 km2
(36.15 sq mi)
406 per km2
(1,051 per sq mi)
20
Tingloymun17,919
(0.67%)
16,8701.16%33.07 km2
(12.77 sq mi)
542 per km2
(1,403 per sq mi)
15
Tuymun43,743
(1.62%)
40,7341.37%94.65 km2
(36.54 sq mi)
462 per km2
(1,197 per sq mi)
22
Batangas Total2,694,3352,377,3952.41%3,119.75 km2
(1,204.54 sq mi)
864 per km2
(2,237 per 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2257,715
1918 Dec 31340,1991.77%
1939 Jan 1442,0341.32%
1948 Oct 1510,2241.48%
1960 Feb 15681,4142.58%
1970 May 6926,3083.05%
1975 May 11,032,0092.19%
1980 May 11,174,2012.61%
1990 May 11,476,7832.32%
1995 Sep 11,658,5672.20%
2000 May 11,905,3483.02%
2007 Aug 12,245,8692.29%
2010 May 12,377,3952.09%
2015 Aug 12,694,3352.41%

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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