Calatagan, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count25
Postal code4215
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Area (2007)112.00 km2 (43.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,449
Density (2015)504 / km2 (1,305 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 50' North, 120° 38' East (13.8329, 120.6322)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.6 meters (44.6 feet)

Calatagan is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 112.00 square kilometers or 43.24 square miles which constitutes 3.59% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,449. This represented 2.10% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 504 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,305 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calatagan has 25 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)
Bagong Silang4.02%2,2702,0749.45%1.73%
Baha2.67%1,5091,4941.00%0.19%
Balibago5.98%3,3773,1616.83%1.27%
Balitoc5.36%3,0232,8147.43%1.37%
Barangay 16.08%3,4333,1508.98%1.65%
Barangay 22.49%1,4081,2968.64%1.59%
Barangay 31.69%95376025.39%4.40%
Barangay 45.07%2,8632,7703.36%0.63%
Biga5.05%2,8492,7951.93%0.37%
Bucal1.71%9658928.18%1.51%
Carlosa2.50%1,4141,25312.85%2.33%
Carretunan2.66%1,5041,4493.80%0.71%
Encarnacion2.35%1,3271,04926.50%4.58%
Gulod5.54%3,1272,79811.76%2.14%
Hukay3.76%2,1202,124-0.19%-0.04%
Lucsuhin8.02%4,5284,2995.33%0.99%
Luya1.18%6646167.79%1.44%
Paraiso2.38%1,3461,13318.80%3.33%
Quilitisan3.85%2,1762,0227.62%1.41%
Real2.81%1,5881,38015.07%2.71%
Sambungan3.50%1,9751,8208.52%1.57%
Santa Ana5.68%3,2092,74716.82%3.00%
Talibayog3.51%1,9801,78311.05%2.02%
Talisay4.64%2,6172,5243.68%0.69%
Tanagan7.48%4,2243,79411.33%2.07%
Calatagan Total56,44951,9978.56%1.58%

Historical population

The population of Calatagan grew from 14,457 in 1960 to 56,449 in 2015, an increase of 41,992 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.58%, or an increase of 4,452 people, from the previous population of 51,997 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,457
20,8893.67%
23,6482.52%
27,5783.12%
35,5432.57%
40,7072.57%
45,0682.21%
51,5441.87%
51,9970.32%
56,4491.58%

Location

The municipal center of Calatagan is situated at approximately 13° 50' North, 120° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.6 meters or 44.6 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 Calatagan are Batangas City, Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Lipa, Tanauan, and Dasmariñas. The nearest municipalities are Balayan, Lian, Calaca, Tuy, Nasugbu, and San Luis. Its distance from the national capital is 91.85 kilometers (57.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 91.85 kilometers (57.07 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N24°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,449, ranked 447 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.24 square kilometers, ranked 962 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 504 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 377 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.58%, ranked 603 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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