Padre Garcia, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count18
Postal code4224
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)41.51 km2 (16.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)48,302
Density (2015)1,164 / km2 (3,013 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 53' North, 121° 13' East (13.8777, 121.2116)
Estimated elevation above sea level177.6 meters (582.6 feet)

Padre Garcia is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 41.51 square kilometers or 16.03 square miles which constitutes 1.33% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 48,302. This represented 1.79% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.34% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,164 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,013 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Padre Garcia has 18 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)
Banaba6.88%3,3223,2093.52%0.66%
Banaybanay4.79%2,3122,2592.35%0.44%
Bawi7.53%3,6393,26411.49%2.09%
Bukal4.82%2,3302,07812.13%2.20%
Castillo3.71%1,7911,55814.96%2.69%
Cawongan7.34%3,5443,16212.08%2.20%
Manggas2.43%1,1761,05611.36%2.07%
Maugat East1.67%806955-15.60%-3.18%
Maugat West4.26%2,0591,9157.52%1.39%
Pansol9.65%4,6604,3437.30%1.35%
Payapa6.36%3,0712,59018.57%3.30%
Poblacion7.32%3,5363,560-0.67%-0.13%
Quilo‑quilo North6.12%2,9552,6999.48%1.74%
Quilo‑quilo South6.80%3,2832,86714.51%2.61%
San Felipe8.33%4,0223,7985.90%1.10%
San Miguel6.49%3,1333,139-0.19%-0.04%
Tamak1.60%77268213.20%2.39%
Tangob3.91%1,8911,7438.49%1.56%
Padre Garcia Total48,30244,8777.63%1.41%

Historical population

The population of Padre Garcia grew from 10,708 in 1960 to 48,302 in 2015, an increase of 37,594 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.41%, or an increase of 3,425 people, from the previous population of 44,877 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,708
15,4983.68%
17,5412.52%
19,5912.23%
25,9582.85%
28,9592.07%
34,5043.83%
42,9423.06%
44,8771.62%
48,3021.41%

Location

The municipal center of Padre Garcia is situated at approximately 13° 53' North, 121° 13' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 177.6 meters or 582.6 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 Padre Garcia are Lipa, Batangas City, Tanauan, San Pablo, Calamba, and Tagaytay. The nearest municipalities are Rosario, San Antonio, Taysan, Ibaan, San Jose, and Mataasnakahoy. Its distance from the national capital is 82.75 kilometers (51.42 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 82.75 kilometers (51.42 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 48,302, ranked 550 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.03 square kilometers, ranked 1,468 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,164 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 142 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.41%, ranked 732 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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