Taal
Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count42
Postal code4208
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBalayan Bay [Verde Island Passage]
Area (2007)29.76 km2
(11.49 sq. mi)
Population (2015)56,327
Density (2015)1,893 per km2
(4,902 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 53' North, 120° 55' East
(13.8803 ° N, 120.9238 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
46.8 meters
(153.6 feet)
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Taal is a coastal municipality in the province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 29.76 square kilometers or 11.49 square miles which constitutes 0.95% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 56,327 representing 2.09% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,893 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,902 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Taal has 42 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Apacay3.76%2,1171,9558.29%1.53%
Balisong5.50%3,0972,8399.09%1.67%
Bihis1.25%70257222.73%3.98%
Bolbok2.01%1,1311,02710.13%1.85%
Buli7.16%4,0333,46016.56%2.96%
Butong8.75%4,9264,6276.46%1.20%
Carasuche1.36%76666914.50%2.61%
Cawit3.82%2,1501,84316.66%2.98%
Caysasay1.08%6105775.72%1.06%
Cubamba1.60%90477217.10%3.05%
Cultihan3.46%1,9481,8127.51%1.39%
Gahol2.13%1,2021,06013.40%2.42%
Halang2.50%1,4101,25012.80%2.32%
Iba5.26%2,9622,63312.50%2.27%
Ilog2.10%1,1831,1136.29%1.17%
Imamawo1.24%70061513.82%2.50%
Ipil1.41%79671211.80%2.15%
Laguile4.95%2,7902,5449.67%1.77%
Latag1.70%9609501.05%0.20%
Luntal2.33%1,3151,18610.88%1.99%
Mahabang Lodlod2.16%1,2181,08911.85%2.15%
Niogan0.73%41134120.53%3.62%
Pansol1.56%8818197.57%1.40%
Poblacion 10.74%4194014.49%0.84%
Poblacion 101.24%700760-7.89%-1.55%
Poblacion 110.52%294355-17.18%-3.53%
Poblacion 120.50%28324913.65%2.47%
Poblacion 130.85%4774496.24%1.16%
Poblacion 140.90%506529-4.35%-0.84%
Poblacion 20.50%280323-13.31%-2.68%
Poblacion 31.35%760918-17.21%-3.53%
Poblacion 40.50%284395-28.10%-6.09%
Poblacion 53.20%1,8051,7105.56%1.03%
Poblacion 61.52%8588283.62%0.68%
Poblacion 70.28%158258-38.76%-8.91%
Poblacion 81.84%1,03676136.14%6.05%
Poblacion 91.73%9779255.62%1.05%
Pook2.34%1,3161,07722.19%3.89%
Seiran5.32%2,9952,67811.84%2.15%
Tatlong Maria2.28%1,2871,15911.04%2.01%
Tierra Alta1.71%9638937.84%1.45%
Tulo4.82%2,7172,37014.64%2.64%
Taal Total56,32751,5039.37%1.72%
Historical population

The population of Taal grew from 23,000 in 1960 to 56,327 in 2015, an increase of 33,327 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.72%, or an increase of 4,824 people, from the previous population of 51,503 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1523,000
1970 May 624,9070.78%
1975 May 126,7051.41%
1980 May 129,6992.15%
1990 May 134,9251.63%
1995 Sep 138,7221.95%
2000 May 143,4552.50%
2007 Aug 151,4592.36%
2010 May 151,5030.03%
2015 Aug 156,3271.72%
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The town center of Taal is situated at approximately 13° 53' North, 120° 55' East, which has an elevation estimated at 46.8 meters or 153.6 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 Taal are Batangas City, Tagaytay, Lipa, Tanauan, Trece Martires, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Lemery, San Luis, Santa Teresita, Agoncillo, San Nicolas, and Alitagtag. Its distance from the national capital is 78.82 kilometers (48.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 78.82 kilometers (48.98 miles) to the North (N4°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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