Taysan, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count20
Postal code4228
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)93.62 km2 (36.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,007
Density (2015)406 / km2 (1,051 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 48' North, 121° 11' East (13.7968, 121.1885)
Estimated elevation above sea level112.1 meters (367.8 feet)

Taysan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 93.62 square kilometers or 36.15 square miles which constitutes 3.00% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,007. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 406 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,051 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Taysan has 20 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)
Bacao2.42%918970-5.36%-1.04%
Bilogo5.93%2,2522,0708.79%1.62%
Bukal4.09%1,5541,4487.32%1.35%
Dagatan8.10%3,0782,66715.41%2.77%
Guinhawa3.49%1,3271,19411.14%2.03%
Laurel4.58%1,7391,6584.89%0.91%
Mabayabas5.96%2,2642,0729.27%1.70%
Mahanadiong5.02%1,9081,7419.59%1.76%
Mapulo8.11%3,0842,8508.21%1.51%
Mataas na Lupa3.82%1,4521,540-5.71%-1.11%
Pag‑asa6.49%2,4682,2937.63%1.41%
Panghayaan3.38%1,2861,2304.55%0.85%
Piña4.01%1,5251,4624.31%0.81%
Pinagbayanan6.91%2,6252,31013.64%2.46%
Poblacion East2.23%8468183.42%0.64%
Poblacion West2.57%9769018.32%1.53%
San Isidro6.79%2,5812,4017.50%1.39%
San Marcelino4.75%1,8071,7006.29%1.17%
Santo Niño6.58%2,5012,3038.60%1.58%
Tilambo4.78%1,8161,7295.03%0.94%
Taysan Total38,00735,3577.49%1.39%

Historical population

The population of Taysan grew from 11,750 in 1960 to 38,007 in 2015, an increase of 26,257 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.39%, or an increase of 2,650 people, from the previous population of 35,357 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,750
14,9992.42%
17,0752.64%
19,3702.55%
22,5081.51%
26,5043.11%
29,8362.57%
33,4541.59%
35,3572.03%
38,0071.39%

Location

The municipal center of Taysan is situated at approximately 13° 48' North, 121° 11' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 112.1 meters or 367.8 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 Taysan are Batangas City, Lipa, Tanauan, San Pablo, Tagaytay, and Calapan. The nearest municipalities are Rosario, Ibaan, Padre Garcia, San Jose, San Antonio, and Lobo. Its distance from the national capital is 90.67 kilometers (56.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 90.67 kilometers (56.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,007, ranked 735 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,084 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 406 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 488 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.39%, ranked 748 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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