Calatagan
Province of Batangas

Summary data
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 per km2
(1,305 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 50' North, 120° 38' East
(13.8329 ° N, 120.6322 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
13.6 meters
(44.6 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 56,449 representing 2.10% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 504 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,305 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Calatagan has 25 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1514,457
1970 May 620,8893.67%
1975 May 123,6482.52%
1980 May 127,5783.12%
1990 May 135,5432.57%
1995 Sep 140,7072.57%
2000 May 145,0682.21%
2007 Aug 151,5441.87%
2010 May 151,9970.32%
2015 Aug 156,4491.58%
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The town center of Calatagan is situated at approximately 13° 50' North, 120° 38' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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