Batangas

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Batangas
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Cities3
Municipalities31
Barangays1,078
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea, Sibuyan Sea, Verde Island Passage
Area (2007)3,119.75 km2 (1,204.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)2,694,335
Density (2015)864 / km2 (2,237 / sq mi)

Batangas is a province in the Philippines situated in the CALABARZON region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Batangas.

The province has a land area of 3,119.75 square kilometers or 1,204.54 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,694,335. This represented 18.69% of the total population of the CALABARZON region, 4.69% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 2.67% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 864 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,237 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Batangas is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Tayabas Bay, Verde Island Passage, and South China Sea.

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Local government units

Batangas has 31 municipalities and 3 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,078.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Agoncillomunicipality38,05935,7941.18%49.9676221
Alitagtagmunicipality25,30023,6491.29%24.761,02219
Balayanmunicipality90,69981,8051.98%108.7383448
Baletemunicipality22,66120,2142.20%25.0090613
Batangas Citycity (CC), capital329,874305,6071.47%282.961,166105
Bauanmunicipality91,29781,3512.22%53.311,71340
Calacamunicipality81,85970,5212.88%114.5871440
Calataganmunicipality56,44951,9971.58%112.0050425
Cuencamunicipality32,78331,2360.92%58.1856321
Ibaanmunicipality52,97048,4821.70%68.9976826
Laurelmunicipality39,44435,6741.93%71.2955321
Lemerymunicipality93,15781,8252.50%109.8084846
Lianmunicipality52,66045,9432.63%76.8068619
Lipacity (CC)332,386283,4683.08%209.401,58772
Lobomunicipality41,50437,0702.17%175.0323726
Mabinimunicipality46,21144,3910.77%44.471,03934
Malvarmunicipality56,27045,9523.93%33.001,70515
Mataasnakahoymunicipality29,18727,1771.37%22.101,32116
Nasugbumunicipality134,113122,4831.74%278.5148242
Padre Garciamunicipality48,30244,8771.41%41.511,16418
Rosariomunicipality116,764105,5611.94%226.8851548
San Josemunicipality76,97168,5172.24%53.291,44433
San Juanmunicipality108,58594,2912.72%273.4039742
San Luismunicipality33,14930,7011.47%42.5677926
San Nicolasmunicipality22,62320,5991.80%14.371,57418
San Pascualmunicipality65,42459,5981.79%50.701,29029
Santa Teresitamunicipality21,12717,4153.75%16.301,29617
Santo Tomasmunicipality179,844124,7407.21%95.411,88530
Taalmunicipality56,32751,5031.72%29.761,89342
Talisaymunicipality45,30139,6002.59%28.201,60621
Tanauancity (CC)173,366152,3932.49%107.161,61848
Taysanmunicipality38,00735,3571.39%93.6240620
Tingloymunicipality17,91916,8701.16%33.0754215
Tuymunicipality43,74340,7341.37%94.6546222
Batangas Total2,694,3352,377,3952.41%3,119.758641,078

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Batangas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 2,737,354,928.79.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,589,421,017.91
20101,849,139,581.0316.34%
20111,857,489,628.290.45%
20121,869,371,231.980.64%
20132,036,193,008.848.92%
20142,278,894,519.5511.92%
20152,506,252,764.039.98%
20162,737,354,928.799.22%

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  • 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 Batangas is 5 to 9, with 267,393 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 24,609 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 152,821
1 to 4222,790
5 to 9267,393
10 to 14260,392
15 to 19264,500
20 to 24260,986
25 to 29228,263
30 to 34208,541
35 to 39191,092
40 to 44162,286
45 to 49145,130
50 to 54116,630
55 to 5996,842
60 to 6476,293
65 to 6956,026
70 to 7435,036
75 to 7924,705
80 and over24,609
Total2,694,335

Historical population

The population of Batangas grew from 681,414 in 1960 to 2,694,335 in 2015, an increase of 2,012,921 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.41%, or an increase of 316,940 people, from the previous population of 2,377,395 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
257,715
340,1991.77%
442,0341.32%
510,2241.48%
681,4142.58%
926,3083.05%
1,032,0092.19%
1,174,2012.61%
1,476,7832.32%
1,658,5672.20%
1,905,3483.02%
2,245,8692.29%
2,377,3952.09%
2,694,3352.41%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Batangas as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)
  • Manila-Batangas Diversion Road
  • Manila-Batangas Road

Secondary Roads

  • Balayan-Balibago Road
  • Banay-Banay-Mojon-Cuenca Road
  • Batangas Port Diversion Road
  • Batangas-Lobo Road
  • Batangas-Quezon Road
  • Batangas-Tabangao-Lobo Road
  • Bolboc Access Road
  • Bolboc Flyover and Approaches
  • Diokno Highway
  • Fernando Airbase Road
  • Lipa-Rosario Road
  • Lobo-Malabrigo-San Juan Road
  • Manila-Batangas Pier Road
  • Manila-Batangas Poblacion Road
  • Nasugbu-Lian-Calatagan Road
  • Palico-Balayan-Batangas Road
  • Tagaytay-Nasugbu Road
  • Tanauan-Talisay-Tagaytay Road
  • Ternate-Nasugbu Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Batangas Cadre Road
  • Bauan-Mabini Road
  • Lake Taal-Tagaytay Road
  • Lipa City-Alaminos Road
  • Lipa-Balete Road
  • Lipa-Balete Road
  • Manila South Road via Santo Tomas Poblacion
  • Marawoy-Dagatan Road
  • New Lipa City Hall Road
  • Palico Cadre Road
  • Palico-Balayan-Batangas Diversion Road
  • Palico-Balayan-Lemery-Taal Diversion Road
  • Rosario-San Juan Road
  • San Juan-Laiya Road
  • Talisay-Laurel-Agoncillo Road
  • Tuy Diversion Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 2,694,335, ranked 7 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,204.54 square kilometers, ranked 47 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 864 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 6 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.41%, ranked 7 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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