Padre Garcia
Province of Batangas

Summary data
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 per km2
(3,013 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 53' North, 121° 13' East
(13.8777 ° N, 121.2116 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
177.6 meters
(582.6 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 48,302 representing 1.79% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.34% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,164 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,013 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Padre Garcia has 18 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,708
1970 May 615,4983.68%
1975 May 117,5412.52%
1980 May 119,5912.23%
1990 May 125,9582.85%
1995 Sep 128,9592.07%
2000 May 134,5043.83%
2007 Aug 142,9423.06%
2010 May 144,8771.62%
2015 Aug 148,3021.41%
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The town center of Padre Garcia is situated at approximately 13° 53' North, 121° 13' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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