Santa Teresita
Province of Batangas

Summary data
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 per km2
(3,359 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 52' North, 120° 59' East
(13.8698 ° N, 120.9769 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
169.3 meters
(555.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 21,127 representing 0.78% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.15% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,296 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,359 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Santa Teresita has 17 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 69,336
1975 May 110,0871.56%
1980 May 111,1341.99%
1990 May 112,0050.76%
1995 Sep 114,0172.95%
2000 May 114,0740.09%
2007 Aug 116,8912.55%
2010 May 117,4151.12%
2015 Aug 121,1273.75%
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The town center of Santa Teresita is situated at approximately 13° 52' North, 120° 59' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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