Santa Teresita, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count17
Postal code4206
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)16.30 km2 (6.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,127
Density (2015)1,296 / km2 (3,359 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 52' North, 120° 59' East (13.8698, 120.9769)
Estimated elevation above sea level169.3 meters (555.3 feet)

Santa Teresita is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 16.30 square kilometers or 6.29 square miles which constitutes 0.52% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,127. This represented 0.78% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.15% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,359 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Teresita has 17 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)
Antipolo3.64%76869610.34%1.89%
Bihis7.50%1,5841,37315.37%2.76%
Burol3.16%66745446.92%7.60%
Calayaan9.75%2,0601,9028.31%1.53%
Calumala6.37%1,3461,2894.42%0.83%
Cuta East5.61%1,18599119.58%3.46%
Cutang Cawayan3.47%73351043.73%7.15%
Irukan3.02%6375986.52%1.21%
Pacifico9.21%1,9451,68015.77%2.83%
Poblacion I7.87%1,6621,48312.07%2.19%
Poblacion II5.59%1,18098619.68%3.48%
Poblacion III2.56%54140334.24%5.77%
Saimsim12.92%2,7301,91042.93%7.04%
Sampa6.13%1,2951,17210.49%1.92%
Sinipian4.25%89870527.38%4.71%
Tambo Ibaba4.62%97668342.90%7.03%
Tambo Ilaya4.35%92058058.62%9.18%
Santa Teresita Total21,12717,41521.31%3.75%

Historical population

The population of Santa Teresita grew from 9,336 in 1970 to 21,127 in 2015, an increase of 11,791 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.75%, or an increase of 3,712 people, from the previous population of 17,415 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,336
10,0871.56%
11,1341.99%
12,0050.76%
14,0172.95%
14,0740.09%
16,8912.55%
17,4151.12%
21,1273.75%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Teresita is situated at approximately 13° 52' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 169.3 meters or 555.3 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 Santa Teresita are Batangas City, Lipa, Tagaytay, Tanauan, Calamba, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Alitagtag, Taal, San Luis, Lemery, San Nicolas, and Cuenca. Its distance from the national capital is 79.75 kilometers (49.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 79.75 kilometers (49.55 miles) to the North (N0°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,127, ranked 1,231 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 6.29 square kilometers, ranked 1,606 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,296 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 123 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.75%, ranked 65 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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