Tanauan, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typecity (component)
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 / km2 (4,191 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 5' North, 121° 9' East (14.0853, 121.1528)
Estimated elevation above sea level155.3 meters (509.3 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 173,366. This represented 6.43% of the total population of Batangas province, or 1.20% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,618 inhabitants per square kilometer or 4,191 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tanauan has 48 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
44,975
61,9103.18%
66,7031.51%
74,0202.10%
92,7542.28%
103,8682.14%
117,5392.69%
142,5372.70%
152,3932.46%
173,3662.49%

Location

The city center of Tanauan is situated at approximately 14° 5' North, 121° 9' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 155.3 meters or 509.3 feet above mean sea level.

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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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 173,366, ranked 78 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.37 square kilometers, ranked 997 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,618 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 100 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.49%, ranked 210 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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