Lian, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count19
Postal code4216
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVerde Island Passage
Area (2007)76.80 km2 (29.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)52,660
Density (2015)686 / km2 (1,776 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 2' North, 120° 39' East (14.0357, 120.6534)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.7 meters (48.3 feet)

Lian is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 76.80 square kilometers or 29.65 square miles which constitutes 2.46% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 52,660. This represented 1.95% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 686 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,776 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lian has 19 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 Pook4.41%2,3212,01115.42%2.77%
Balibago6.17%3,2502,9649.65%1.77%
Barangay 13.60%1,8951,59818.59%3.30%
Barangay 21.76%92851480.54%11.91%
Barangay 32.68%1,4111,413-0.14%-0.03%
Barangay 42.78%1,4631,33010.00%1.83%
Barangay 52.01%1,0561,221-13.51%-2.73%
Binubusan8.75%4,6104,06113.52%2.44%
Bungahan8.07%4,2493,41524.42%4.25%
Cumba3.27%1,7241,48715.94%2.86%
Humayingan2.96%1,5571,32817.24%3.08%
Kapito6.22%3,2732,76418.42%3.27%
Lumaniag4.38%2,3092,1149.22%1.69%
Luyahan4.54%2,3922,2516.26%1.16%
Malaruhatan8.37%4,4103,32232.75%5.54%
Matabungkay9.38%4,9384,38912.51%2.27%
Prenza8.52%4,4864,07010.22%1.87%
Puting‑Kahoy3.62%1,9051,70711.60%2.11%
San Diego8.51%4,4833,98412.53%2.27%
Lian Total52,66045,94314.62%2.63%

Historical population

The population of Lian grew from 13,658 in 1960 to 52,660 in 2015, an increase of 39,002 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.63%, or an increase of 6,717 people, from the previous population of 45,943 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,658
20,6244.11%
23,2712.45%
26,0912.31%
31,2961.84%
36,0002.66%
39,1291.80%
44,9251.92%
45,9430.82%
52,6602.63%

Location

The municipal center of Lian is situated at approximately 14° 2' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.7 meters or 48.3 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 Lian are Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Dasmariñas, General Trias, Imus, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are Nasugbu, Tuy, Balayan, Magallanes, Calaca, and Calatagan. Its distance from the national capital is 70.78 kilometers (43.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 70.78 kilometers (43.98 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 52,660, ranked 500 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 29.65 square kilometers, ranked 1,194 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 686 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 270 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.63%, ranked 180 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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