Tanauan
Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count48
Postal code4232
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)107.16 km2
(41.37 sq. mi)
Population (2015)173,366
Density (2015)1,618 per km2
(4,191 per sq. mi)
Coordinates14° 5' North, 121° 9' East
(14.0853 ° N, 121.1528 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
155.3 meters
(509.3 feet)
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Tanauan is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Batangas.

The city has a land area of 107.16 square kilometers or 41.37 square miles which constitutes 3.43% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 173,366 representing 6.43% of the total population of Batangas province, or 1.20% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,618 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,191 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tanauan 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)
Altura Bata0.81%1,4091,26911.03%2.01%
Altura Matanda0.42%72454034.07%5.74%
Altura‑South0.40%6906821.17%0.22%
Ambulong3.88%6,7236,2687.26%1.34%
Bagbag1.85%3,2102,90510.50%1.92%
Bagumbayan3.73%6,4605,62714.80%2.66%
Balele4.38%7,5876,9648.95%1.64%
Banadero2.62%4,5383,89316.57%2.96%
Banjo East1.91%3,3102,92313.24%2.40%
Banjo Laurel1.51%2,6242,3939.65%1.77%
Bilog‑bilog2.83%4,9114,6156.41%1.19%
Boot3.46%6,0055,5288.63%1.59%
Cale2.11%3,6583,31210.45%1.91%
Darasa10.13%17,56115,61012.50%2.27%
Gonzales1.09%1,8981,70111.58%2.11%
Hidalgo0.62%1,0709937.75%1.43%
Janopol1.61%2,7932,5469.70%1.78%
Janopol Oriental1.76%3,0492,9682.73%0.51%
Laurel0.87%1,5021,29515.98%2.86%
Luyos0.94%1,6311,34920.90%3.68%
Mabini1.42%2,4652,3833.44%0.65%
Malaking Pulo2.39%4,1463,61714.63%2.63%
Maria Paz1.57%2,7152,44810.91%1.99%
Maugat1.22%2,1071,85113.83%2.50%
Montaña1.15%1,9871,36745.35%7.38%
Natatas3.52%6,1054,70029.89%5.11%
Pagaspas2.35%4,0703,04133.84%5.71%
Pantay Bata1.42%2,4642,2708.55%1.57%
Pantay Matanda2.77%4,7974,32610.89%1.99%
Poblacion Barangay 11.23%2,1391,84416.00%2.87%
Poblacion Barangay 20.82%1,4141,06732.52%5.51%
Poblacion Barangay 32.81%4,8634,33712.13%2.20%
Poblacion Barangay 42.78%4,8224,7062.46%0.46%
Poblacion Barangay 50.83%1,4321,18820.54%3.62%
Poblacion Barangay 62.31%3,9983,17925.76%4.46%
Poblacion Barangay 73.06%5,3023,74541.58%6.84%
Sala1.22%2,1121,83315.22%2.73%
Sambat2.09%3,6213,5272.67%0.50%
San Jose0.64%1,1141,0298.26%1.52%
Santol0.31%53642725.53%4.42%
Santor2.70%4,6864,00816.92%3.02%
Sulpoc1.18%2,0391,9633.87%0.73%
Suplang0.83%1,4381,25414.67%2.64%
Talaga2.74%4,7554,02118.25%3.24%
Tinurik3.19%5,5324,91712.51%2.27%
Trapiche4.24%7,3526,36115.58%2.80%
Ulango1.41%2,4452,14613.93%2.51%
Wawa0.90%1,5571,4576.86%1.27%
Tanauan Total173,366152,39313.76%2.49%
Historical population

The population of Tanauan grew from 44,975 in 1960 to 173,366 in 2015, an increase of 128,391 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.49%, or an increase of 20,973 people, from the previous population of 152,393 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1544,975
1970 May 661,9103.18%
1975 May 166,7031.51%
1980 May 174,0202.10%
1990 May 192,7542.28%
1995 Sep 1103,8682.14%
2000 May 1117,5392.69%
2007 Aug 1142,5372.70%
2010 May 1152,3932.46%
2015 Aug 1173,3662.49%
Map

The city center of Tanauan is situated at approximately 14° 5' North, 121° 9' East, which has an elevation estimated at 155.3 meters or 509.3 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 Tanauan are Calamba, Lipa, San Pablo, Tagaytay, Cabuyao, and Santa Rosa. The nearest municipalities are Santo Tomas, Malvar, Balete, Alaminos, Los Baños, and Mataasnakahoy. Its distance from the national capital is 58.94 kilometers (36.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 58.94 kilometers (36.62 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°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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