Calatrava, Province of Romblon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceRomblon
Barangay count7
Postal code5503
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Tablas
Area (2007)86.70 km2 (33.48 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,275
Density (2015)119 / km2 (307 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 37' North, 122° 4' East (12.6194, 122.0703)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.4 meters (27.4 feet)

Calatrava is a coastal municipality in the island province of Romblon.

The municipality has a land area of 86.70 square kilometers or 33.48 square miles which constitutes 5.65% of Romblon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,275. This represented 3.51% of the total population of Romblon province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 119 inhabitants per square kilometer or 307 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calatrava has 7 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)
Balogo16.55%1,7001,53910.46%1.91%
Linao14.71%1,5111,3978.16%1.50%
Pagsangahan7.88%81072112.34%2.24%
Pangulo16.29%1,6741,48812.50%2.27%
Poblacion16.99%1,7461,842-5.21%-1.01%
San Roque15.45%1,5871,4698.03%1.48%
Talisay12.14%1,2471,320-5.53%-1.08%
Calatrava Total10,2759,7765.10%0.95%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Calatrava for the fiscal year of 2016 was 50,854,876.47.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
201030,903,558.95
201133,423,729.908.15%
201232,818,342.61-1.81%
201336,179,682.8110.24%
201440,770,090.3212.69%
201546,533,209.2914.14%
201650,854,876.479.29%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Calatrava is 10 to 14, with 1,362 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 88 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1217
1 to 4993
5 to 91,264
10 to 141,362
15 to 191,074
20 to 24776
25 to 29715
30 to 34639
35 to 39625
40 to 44560
45 to 49477
50 to 54404
55 to 59373
60 to 64239
65 to 69218
70 to 74152
75 to 7999
80 and over88
Total10,275

Historical population

The population of Calatrava grew from 4,754 in 1970 to 10,275 in 2015, an increase of 5,521 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 499 people, from the previous population of 9,776 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,754
5,6823.64%
6,1151.48%
7,4632.01%
7,7340.67%
8,8783.00%
9,7261.27%
9,7760.19%
10,2750.95%

Location

The municipal center of Calatrava is situated at approximately 12° 37' North, 122° 4' East, in the island of Tablas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.4 meters or 27.4 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 Calatrava are Calapan, Roxas City, Lucena, Tayabas, Naga, and Batangas City. The nearest municipalities are San Agustin, San Andres, Corcuera, Romblon, Santa Maria, and Odiongan. Its distance from the national capital is 247.96 kilometers (154.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 247.96 kilometers (154.07 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,275, ranked 1,462 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.48 square kilometers, ranked 1,058 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 119 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,205 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.95%, ranked 176 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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