Calaca, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count40
Postal code4212
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Area (2007)114.58 km2 (44.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)81,859
Density (2015)714 / km2 (1,850 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 56' North, 120° 49' East (13.9304, 120.8128)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.6 meters (61.1 feet)

Calaca is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 114.58 square kilometers or 44.24 square miles which constitutes 3.67% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 81,859. This represented 3.04% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 714 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,850 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calaca has 40 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)
Baclas2.06%1,6881,5747.24%1.34%
Bagong Tubig2.97%2,4342,08316.85%3.01%
Balimbing0.60%4944568.33%1.54%
Bambang1.73%1,4151,23914.21%2.56%
Barangay 12.32%1,9031,8393.48%0.65%
Barangay 21.01%82772913.44%2.43%
Barangay 30.34%278279-0.36%-0.07%
Barangay 41.26%1,03190813.55%2.45%
Barangay 51.34%1,0961,0049.16%1.68%
Barangay 60.93%7627422.70%0.51%
Bisaya1.24%1,01686118.00%3.20%
Cahil4.57%3,7422,92927.76%4.77%
Calantas3.82%3,1282,78412.36%2.24%
Caluangan2.28%1,8631,6999.65%1.77%
Camastilisan5.07%4,1473,42521.08%3.71%
Coral ni Bacal1.70%1,3891,14521.31%3.75%
Coral ni Lopez2.35%1,9211,69513.33%2.41%
Dacanlao7.55%6,1775,24317.81%3.17%
Dila1.98%1,6241,5047.98%1.47%
Loma1.64%1,3461,11221.04%3.70%
Lumbang Calzada3.44%2,8202,32921.08%3.71%
Lumbang na Bata2.29%1,8731,7695.88%1.09%
Lumbang na Matanda3.11%2,5491,94431.12%5.29%
Madalunot2.35%1,9271,67515.04%2.70%
Makina1.59%1,3011,09418.92%3.35%
Matipok2.24%1,8301,51520.79%3.66%
Munting Coral0.47%38732817.99%3.20%
Niyugan1.72%1,4041,18518.48%3.28%
Pantay6.91%5,6544,51725.17%4.37%
Puting Bato East2.62%2,1452,0017.20%1.33%
Puting Bato West4.02%3,2912,89213.80%2.49%
Puting Kahoy1.60%1,3101,17911.11%2.03%
Quisumbing2.68%2,1931,82420.23%3.57%
Salong5.82%4,7664,13015.40%2.76%
San Rafael1.18%96566145.99%7.47%
Sinisian2.47%2,0251,76414.80%2.66%
Taklang Anak1.45%1,19098021.43%3.77%
Talisay2.42%1,9851,9352.58%0.49%
Tamayo1.94%1,5901,43510.80%1.97%
Timbain2.90%2,3732,11412.25%2.22%
Calaca Total81,85970,52116.08%2.88%

Historical population

The population of Calaca grew from 18,667 in 1960 to 81,859 in 2015, an increase of 63,192 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.88%, or an increase of 11,338 people, from the previous population of 70,521 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,667
27,7803.97%
31,7052.69%
36,5082.86%
45,3772.20%
51,4592.38%
58,4892.78%
64,9661.46%
70,5213.03%
81,8592.88%

Location

The municipal center of Calaca is situated at approximately 13° 56' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.6 meters or 61.1 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 Calaca are Tagaytay, Batangas City, Lipa, Trece Martires, Tanauan, and Dasmariñas. The nearest municipalities are Balayan, Lemery, Agoncillo, Taal, Tuy, and San Luis. Its distance from the national capital is 75.24 kilometers (46.75 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 75.24 kilometers (46.75 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N14°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 81,859, ranked 255 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.24 square kilometers, ranked 937 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 714 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 258 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.88%, ranked 134 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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