Lobo
Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count26
Postal code4229
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVerde Island Passage
Area (2007)175.03 km2
(67.58 sq. mi)
Population (2015)41,504
Density (2015)237 per km2
(614 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 39' North, 121° 13' East
(13.6473 ° N, 121.2100 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
16.8 meters
(55.2 feet)
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Lobo is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 175.03 square kilometers or 67.58 square miles which constitutes 5.61% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 41,504 representing 1.54% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.29% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 237 inhabitants per square kilometer or 614 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Lobo has 26 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Apar2.83%1,17695922.63%3.96%
Balatbat5.78%2,4002,13712.31%2.23%
Balibago8.32%3,4542,96716.41%2.94%
Banalo6.06%2,5152,19514.58%2.63%
Biga4.89%2,0301,78213.92%2.51%
Bignay1.21%50143215.97%2.86%
Calo2.21%9189130.55%0.10%
Calumpit1.97%81973411.58%2.11%
Fabrica4.95%2,0561,74218.03%3.21%
Jaybanga4.51%1,8731,65213.38%2.42%
Lagadlarin5.03%2,0861,85312.57%2.28%
Mabilog na Bundok4.19%1,7401,6753.88%0.73%
Malabrigo4.20%1,7441,54612.81%2.32%
Malalim na Sanog0.74%30620549.27%7.93%
Malapad na Parang3.52%1,4611,4550.41%0.08%
Masaguitsit3.32%1,3771,23411.59%2.11%
Nagtalongtong4.98%2,0661,9943.61%0.68%
Nagtoctoc1.49%6175914.40%0.82%
Olo‑olo3.39%1,4061,3772.11%0.40%
Pinaghawanan1.18%48841916.47%2.95%
Poblacion6.55%2,7172,6721.68%0.32%
San Miguel1.93%8027329.56%1.75%
San Nicolas2.26%93976323.07%4.03%
Sawang5.15%2,1381,83116.77%3.00%
Soloc5.36%2,2231,80123.43%4.09%
Tayuman3.98%1,6521,40917.25%3.08%
Lobo Total41,50437,07011.96%2.17%
Historical population

The population of Lobo grew from 15,197 in 1960 to 41,504 in 2015, an increase of 26,307 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.17%, or an increase of 4,434 people, from the previous population of 37,070 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1515,197
1970 May 619,3762.40%
1975 May 122,0922.67%
1980 May 124,3331.95%
1990 May 126,8811.00%
1995 Sep 131,8493.23%
2000 May 133,9091.35%
2007 Aug 137,7981.51%
2010 May 137,070-0.71%
2015 Aug 141,5042.17%
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The town center of Lobo is situated at approximately 13° 39' North, 121° 13' East, which has an elevation estimated at 16.8 meters or 55.2 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 Lobo are Batangas City, Calapan, Lipa, San Pablo, Tanauan, and Lucena. The nearest municipalities are Taysan, Ibaan, Rosario, San Pascual, Padre Garcia, and Bauan. Its distance from the national capital is 107.28 kilometers (66.66 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 107.28 kilometers (66.66 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

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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