Balayan, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count48
Postal code4213
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Area (2007)108.73 km2 (41.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)90,699
Density (2015)834 / km2 (2,161 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 57' North, 120° 44' East (13.9503, 120.7334)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.0 meters (75.6 feet)

Balayan is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 108.73 square kilometers or 41.98 square miles which constitutes 3.49% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 90,699. This represented 3.37% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.63% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 834 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,161 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Balayan has 48 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Baclaran2.76%2,5052,22012.84%2.33%
Barangay 12.42%2,1941,93813.21%2.39%
Barangay 103.51%3,1842,84511.92%2.17%
Barangay 111.47%1,3321,3210.83%0.16%
Barangay 120.40%36330021.00%3.70%
Barangay 21.23%1,1191,394-19.73%-4.10%
Barangay 31.40%1,2691,1857.09%1.31%
Barangay 42.19%1,9821,8517.08%1.31%
Barangay 52.06%1,8711,7586.43%1.19%
Barangay 61.13%1,0279982.91%0.55%
Barangay 70.44%40233918.58%3.30%
Barangay 82.61%2,3652,13011.03%2.01%
Barangay 91.67%1,5111,4464.50%0.84%
Calan1.31%1,19196423.55%4.11%
Caloocan6.74%6,1134,88825.06%4.35%
Calzada1.98%1,7931,41626.62%4.60%
Canda1.69%1,5351,4505.86%1.09%
Carenahan1.22%1,1051,0307.28%1.35%
Caybunga0.91%825841-1.90%-0.37%
Cayponce1.63%1,4821,3886.77%1.26%
Dalig3.32%3,0123,0080.13%0.03%
Dao1.92%1,7401,44520.42%3.60%
Dilao1.75%1,5851,4429.92%1.82%
Duhatan1.74%1,5791,5184.02%0.75%
Durungao1.05%9549371.81%0.34%
Gimalas2.07%1,8791,54921.30%3.75%
Gumamela3.07%2,7812,5957.17%1.33%
Lagnas1.12%1,0139299.04%1.66%
Lanatan3.20%2,9012,7156.85%1.27%
Langgangan1.41%1,2811,1947.29%1.35%
Lucban Pook1.83%1,6581,5516.90%1.28%
Lucban Putol1.57%1,4281,3833.25%0.61%
Magabe2.02%1,8321,7792.98%0.56%
Malalay1.40%1,2741,06319.85%3.51%
Munting Tubig1.79%1,6191,5345.54%1.03%
Navotas4.37%3,9613,45114.78%2.66%
Palikpikan1.41%1,2801,15011.30%2.06%
Patugo2.79%2,5321,88534.32%5.78%
Pooc2.81%2,5452,26712.26%2.23%
Sambat2.80%2,5442,3458.49%1.56%
Sampaga3.07%2,7852,38616.72%2.99%
San Juan2.16%1,9581,73812.66%2.30%
San Piro4.08%3,7033,3779.65%1.77%
Santol2.88%2,6122,3859.52%1.75%
Sukol1.04%94783713.14%2.38%
Tactac1.09%9869325.79%1.08%
Taludtud1.38%1,2551,1657.73%1.43%
Tanggoy2.08%1,8871,54322.29%3.91%
Balayan Total90,69981,80510.87%1.98%

Historical population

The population of Balayan grew from 23,745 in 1960 to 90,699 in 2015, an increase of 66,954 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.98%, or an increase of 8,894 people, from the previous population of 81,805 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,745
33,1983.33%
38,2142.86%
43,4862.62%
53,8702.16%
62,2442.74%
67,1701.65%
79,4072.33%
81,8051.09%
90,6991.98%

Location

The municipal center of Balayan is situated at approximately 13° 57' North, 120° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.0 meters or 75.6 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Balayan are Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Batangas City, Dasmariñas, Lipa, and Tanauan. The nearest municipalities are Tuy, Calaca, Lian, Calatagan, Nasugbu, and Lemery. Its distance from the national capital is 75.67 kilometers (47.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 75.67 kilometers (47.02 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 90,699, ranked 215 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.98 square kilometers, ranked 985 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 834 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 218 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.98%, ranked 380 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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