Lobo, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (614 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 39' North, 121° 13' East (13.6473, 121.2100)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.8 meters (55.2 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,504. This represented 1.54% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.29% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 237 inhabitants per square kilometer or 614 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lobo has 26 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,197
19,3762.40%
22,0922.67%
24,3331.95%
26,8811.00%
31,8493.23%
33,9091.35%
37,7981.51%
37,070-0.71%
41,5042.17%

Location

The municipal center of Lobo is situated at approximately 13° 39' North, 121° 13' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,504, ranked 651 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 67.58 square kilometers, ranked 640 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 237 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 862 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.17%, ranked 317 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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