Rosario
Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count48
Postal code4225
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)226.88 km2
(87.60 sq. mi)
Population (2015)116,764
Density (2015)515 per km2
(1,333 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 51' North, 121° 12' East
(13.8442 ° N, 121.2035 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
143.6 meters
(471.0 feet)
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Rosario is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 226.88 square kilometers or 87.60 square miles which constitutes 7.27% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 116,764 representing 4.33% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.81% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 515 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,333 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Rosario has 48 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Alupay3.69%4,3143,9918.09%1.49%
Antipolo0.58%6746523.37%0.63%
Bagong Pook4.93%5,7575,16511.46%2.09%
Balibago1.95%2,2802,1476.19%1.15%
Barangay A0.96%1,1221,0823.70%0.69%
Barangay B1.18%1,3761,19515.15%2.72%
Barangay C0.81%943968-2.58%-0.50%
Barangay D0.80%9321,039-10.30%-2.05%
Barangay E1.95%2,2762,1744.69%0.88%
Bayawang1.12%1,3071,332-1.88%-0.36%
Baybayin1.99%2,3232,2881.53%0.29%
Bulihan3.44%4,0143,25323.39%4.08%
Cahigam2.10%2,4501,90728.47%4.89%
Calantas1.40%1,6341,5604.74%0.89%
Colongan1.48%1,7271,6554.35%0.81%
Itlugan4.01%4,6774,3866.63%1.23%
Leviste1.50%1,7531,6565.86%1.09%
Lumbangan1.36%1,5871,20032.25%5.47%
Maalas‑As1.65%1,9321,7768.78%1.62%
Mabato1.54%1,7941,6608.07%1.49%
Mabunga1.57%1,8381,7137.30%1.35%
Macalamcam A0.82%9591,058-9.36%-1.85%
Macalamcam B1.51%1,7651,48019.26%3.41%
Malaya1.33%1,5551,4824.93%0.92%
Maligaya0.78%91379015.57%2.79%
Marilag2.48%2,8982,52514.77%2.66%
Masaya3.40%3,9673,21723.31%4.07%
Matamis0.51%592689-14.08%-2.85%
Mavalor1.33%1,5491,4814.59%0.86%
Mayuro2.06%2,4112,06816.59%2.96%
Namuco4.28%4,9924,31415.72%2.82%
Namunga4.52%5,2764,78510.26%1.88%
Nasi1.75%2,0481,9256.39%1.19%
Natu2.33%2,7212,39213.75%2.48%
Palakpak0.73%851852-0.12%-0.02%
Pinagsibaan2.93%3,4222,99914.10%2.54%
Putingkahoy2.41%2,8112,6127.62%1.41%
Quilib3.46%4,0413,15728.00%4.81%
Salao1.97%2,3032,1218.58%1.58%
San Carlos3.23%3,7713,34512.74%2.31%
San Ignacio1.67%1,9541,7809.78%1.79%
San Isidro3.26%3,8113,5218.24%1.52%
San Jose1.78%2,0751,87410.73%1.96%
San Roque3.34%3,9003,6486.91%1.28%
Santa Cruz2.83%3,3013,0558.05%1.49%
Timbugan1.78%2,0771,9466.73%1.25%
Tiquiwan1.49%1,7361,6544.96%0.93%
Tulos2.02%2,3551,99218.22%3.24%
Rosario Total116,764105,56110.61%1.94%
Historical population

The population of Rosario grew from 32,868 in 1960 to 116,764 in 2015, an increase of 83,896 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.94%, or an increase of 11,203 people, from the previous population of 105,561 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1532,868
1970 May 642,7042.59%
1975 May 147,2982.07%
1980 May 154,2522.78%
1990 May 166,9232.12%
1995 Sep 174,9762.15%
2000 May 186,1103.01%
2007 Aug 195,7851.48%
2010 May 1105,5613.60%
2015 Aug 1116,7641.94%
Map

The town center of Rosario is situated at approximately 13° 51' North, 121° 12' East, which has an elevation estimated at 143.6 meters or 471.0 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 Rosario are Lipa, Batangas City, Tanauan, San Pablo, Tagaytay, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Padre Garcia, Taysan, Ibaan, San Antonio, San Jose, and Mataasnakahoy. Its distance from the national capital is 86.04 kilometers (53.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 86.04 kilometers (53.46 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°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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